Globalization and Civilizations

Pub. Date: 2004-01-14
Publisher(s): Taylor & Francis
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Uniquely, critically interrogates the concept of 'civilization' by asking whether it is still valid in the globalized world economy of the twenty-first century. Includes case studies on the Arab world, Islam, China and Japan.

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
Notes on contributors
Civilizations and the Twenty-First Century: Some theoretical considerations
Globalization, Civilization, and World Order: A World constructivist approach
The First Normative Global Revolution? The Uncertain Political Future of Globalization
Standards of Civilization Today
Globalization, Markets and Democracy
European Civilization: Properties and Challenges
The Crisis of European Civilization: an interwar diagnosis
The Eastern Perception of the West
Islamic Civilization between Medina and Athena
What is 'Chinese' about Chinese Civilization? culture, institutions and globalization
Globalization and Indian Civilization: questionable continuities
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