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By Shmuel Noah Eisenstadt (auth.), G. Preyer, M. Bös (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048159792

ISBN-13: 9789048159796

ISBN-10: 9401709408

ISBN-13: 9789401709408

Scholars of other faculties have generally analyzed global structures as networks of communique below the modern heading `globalization.' Our accrued new study pushes the argument one step extra. Globalization isn't really a homogenization of all social existence in the world. it's a heterogeneous strategy that connects the worldwide and the neighborhood on varied degrees. to appreciate those modern advancements this booklet employs cutting edge ideas, techniques of analysis, and motives. Globalization is a metaphor for various borderstructures, new borderlines, and stipulations of club, which emerge in an international world-system. As a world-system expands it accommodates new territories and new peoples. the method of incorporation creates frontiers or barriers of the world-system. those frontiers or boundary zones are the locus of resistance to incorporation, ethnogenesis, ethnic transformation, and ethnocide.

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Whatever the causes, the emergent reality is one in which consciousness embraces (or goes beyond) the real systemic networks of interaction. This geographical feature of the global system is one of its uniquenesses, and it makes possible for the future a Ievel of normative orderthat has not existed since human societies were very small and egalitarian (Chase-Dunn and Hall 1997). The ideology of globalization has undercut the support and the rationale behind all sorts of so-called Second Wave institutions - Iabor unions, socialist parties, welfare programs, and communist states.

G. Meyer 1989; Mann 1986), I would emphasize the comparatively non-normative nature of the modern world-system (Chase~Dunn 1989: Chapter 5). But I would certainly acknowledge the growing salience of cultural consensus in the last 100 years. Whereas the modern world-system has always been, and is still, multicultural, the growing influence and acceptance of Western va1ues of rationality, individualism, equality, and efficiency is an important trend of the twentieth century. 3 Globalization of communication Another meaning of globalization is connected with the new era of telematics.

These va1ues are expressed in social constitutions that recognize individual rights and identities and transnational and international efforts to protect "human rights". the adoption of originally Western institutional practices. Bureaucratic organization and rationality, belief in a 1aw-like natural universe, the va1ues of economic efficiency and politica1 democracy have been spreading throughout the world since they were propagated in the European En1ightenment (Meyer 1996; Markoff 1996). g. Meyer 1989; Mann 1986), I would emphasize the comparatively non-normative nature of the modern world-system (Chase~Dunn 1989: Chapter 5).

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