Thursday, January 14, 2010
Globalization: A Very Brief Introduction by Manfred B. Steger
Ahhh, globalization, the buzzword of the decade. The book was a good overview of the basic history, ideas, and ideologies of the topic, including an interesting discussion about bin Laden. Dr. Leib gave us four days to read it; good thing it was only 130 pages. The photo is a picture of Delta's route map for the Americas combined with a mosaic filter. Globalization is a divisive issue that is not nearly as cut and dry as is often portrayed. It is the source of several problems, even as it makes the world a smaller place.