Introduction and Overview of Sociology of Globalization; Globalization: myth or reality; Globalization and localization; ; globalization and cultural leveling; globalization, and local identity; The Rise of Globalization; the Rise of Neo-liberalism; X-HOUR: From Bureaucracy to Networks; ; Technology and globalization (the global economy and digital networks); Hegemony and Counter hegemony, Globalization and Workers (Changes in Work, Social Inequality, Training for Global Competition); WTO, Globalization and the State (Welfare Reform, Tax Reform, Regulatory Reform); ; Transnational Social Movements; Globalization and the Environment, Globalization and Race/Ethnicity; Transnational Migrations; Globalization and Social Institution, Transnational Communities;Globalization and the State (Welfare Reform, Tax Reform, Regulatory Reform), trans-nationalism; Globalization and Women/Gender; Globalization and Resistance; ; the Global village; Global Politics (Governance, etc. Power and Transnational Politics, Emergence of Global Classes, Local Actors in Global Politics), , Globalization and Women/Gender; Globalization and Resistance, the Global village, Globalization and Culture (Global Cultures and Diasporas, Characteristics of globalization; globalization, modernization, and Europeanization, Theories of globalization; global stratification; global inequalities;Globalization, and Multi-national Corporations.
The course will provide an understanding of the basic concepts of globalization, its theories, its types, and its characteristics. It will give an exposure to different concepts like globalization, localization, Europeanization, modernization, global stratification, and inequalities, local culture, and identity. This course tries to develop familiarity with concepts like globalization and race/ethnicity, transnational migrations, transnational communities, trans nationalism, globalization and women/gender, resistance to globalization. This course also covers the trends of technology, the global economy and digital networks due to globalization.The globalization of environment and social institutions are also the essence of this course.
Course Learning Outcomes
• Learn about the process of Globalization, and its types
• Students will be able to learn about the impact of globalization on local culture, identity, stratification,environment, social institutions,
technology, gender, politics, human resource and state policies.
• Students will be able to solve the negative consequences of globalization with their sound understanding.
Impact of globalization on local culture.
Theories of globalization
Global stratification and Theories
The theories of global inequalities.
Impact of MNCs on world
The concept of global actors in politics and governance
Globalization and politics
global politics and governance.
Global politics and actors in global politics.
Globalization and the State
Globalization and Women/Gender
Impact of globalization on women.
Globalization and Resistance
chapter 8, 9 global inequalities and global economy
chapter 2, 5,7 theories of globalization, global politics and global culture
Book Title : The Sociology of Globalization
Author : Luke Martell
Edition : 2nd
Publisher : Polity Press
Book Title : Globalization: The Essentials
Author : George Ritzer, Paul Dean
Edition : 2nd Edition
Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
Book Title : Contemporary Economic Sociology/ Globalization, Production, inequality
Author : Fran Tonkiss
Edition : 2006
Publisher : Routledge
Book Title : A Sociology of Globalization
Author : Saskia Sassen
Edition : Ist Edition
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Title : The Sociology of Globalization
Type : Reference Book
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