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Palgrave Macmillan

Global Networks

ISBN 9780230521049
Publication Date November 2007
Formats Hardcover Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan

This book is the first to provide a thorough investigation of global network links across time and space. Gives practical advice on how to research global networks, and brings together leading theory and new evidence on the subject. This book is essential reading for all students learning about globalisation and contemporary social change.

ROBERT J. HOLTON is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Trinity College, Dublin where he previously held the Chair of Sociology. He is a leading historical sociologist and is widely published in the field of globalization. His books include the successful titles Globalization and the Nation-State, Making Globalization and Global Networks.

Introduction
Towards a Theory of Global Networks
Methodologies of Global Network Analysis
Global Network Types
Particular Persons Matter
Global Networks and Cross-Cultural Engagement
Politics and Global Networks
Prospects and Challenges

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'A nicely written and lively little book that will be of great value to anyone interested in the study of global networks or network society.' - D. Ashley, CHOICE Reviews
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