Global Sociology


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Introduction - PART ONE: INTERPRETATIONS - The Making of Global Sociology - Thinking Globally - Modernity and the Evolution of World Society - The Changing World of Work - Nationhood and Nation-States - PART TWO: DIVISIONS - Social Inequalities: Gender, Race and Class - Corporate Power and Social Responsibility - Uneven Development: The Victims - Crime, Drugs and Terrorism: Failures of Global Control - Population and Migration - Health; Lifestyle and the Body - PART THREE: EXPERIENCES - Tourism: Social and Cultural Effects - Consuming Culture - Media and the Information Age - Sport in a Global Age - Global Religion - PART FOUR: DYNAMICS AND CHALLENGES - Urban Life - Global Civil Society - Challenging a Gendered World - Towards a Sustainable Future: The Green Movement - Identities and Belonging - Contested Futures - References - Acknowledgements and Permissions -

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ROBIN COHEN is Professor of Sociology and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization, University of Warwick, UK. PAUL KENNEDY is Reader in Sociology and Global Studies at the Manchester Metropolitan University. Recent research interests include work on transnational professionals, especially architects, and social networks and life course changes among young educated continental Europeans working in Manchester.

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