6. Theories of Globalization

  1. George Ritzer
  1. William I. Robinson

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch6

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

How to Cite

Robinson, W. I. (2007) Theories of Globalization, in The Blackwell Companion to Globalization (ed G. Ritzer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132749

Online ISBN: 9780470691939

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Keywords:

  • global tourism;
  • cultural studies;
  • applied sciences;
  • postmodernity;
  • functionalism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • THEORY AND THE RISE OF GLOBALIZATION STUDIES

  • THE GLOBALIZATION DEBATE AND THEORETICAL DISCOURSES

  • A SAMPLING OF THEORIES OF GLOBALIZATION

  • THE NETWORK SOCIETY

  • THEORIES OF SPACE, PLACE AND GLOBALIZATION

  • THEORIES OF TRANSNATIONALITY AND TRANSNATIONALISM

  • MODERNITY, POSTMODERNITY AND GLOBALIZATION

  • THEORIES OF GLOBAL CULTURE

  • A CONCLUDING COMMENT

  • References