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It can be argued that there is no local anymore — everything is connected to, and affected by, everything. In any case, global flows of people, capital, ideas, goods, and risks characterize the world we are living in. This sampler introduces us to some important thinkers who write about these things.
Said, Edward. 19xx. "Intellectual Exile: Expatriates and Marginals"
Castells, Manuel. 1996. "The Global Network" (620-624)
Beck, Ulrich. 1999. "World Risk Society" (636-640)
Hall, Stuart. 1996. "The Global, the Local, and the Return of Ethnicity" (609-615)
Harvey, David. 1996. "The City in a Globalizing World" (616-620)
Sen, Amartya. 1999. "Asian Values and the West’s Claim to Uniqueness" (629-636)
Havel, Vaclav. 1992. "The End of the Modern Era" (577-579)
See interviews with U. Beck, S. Sassen, J. Butler, S. Lash in Gane, Nicholas. 2004. Future of Social Theory. Continuum International Publishing (Ebrary HM585 — .G35 2004eb)
Scholte, Jan Aart. 2000. Globalization : A Critical Introduction. Palgrave Macmillan. (Ebrary JZ1318 — .S36 2000eb)
See chapter 20 in Calhoun, Craig. 2007. Sociology in America : A History. University of Chicago Press. (Ebrary HM477.U6 — S63 2007eb)
Schirato, Tony and Jennifer Webb. 2003. Understanding Globalization. SAGE Publications Inc. (Ebrary JZ1318 — .S35 2003eb)
"The Dynamics of Globalization" in Mittelman, James H. 2000. Globalization Syndrome : Transformation & Resistance. Princeton University Press. (Ebrary HF1359 — .M58 2000eb)