A world in the making

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[New ed.]. Previous edition: 2006. "Is the current form of globalization inevitable? Material Geographies shows that the present form of globalization has been actively 'made' by corporations, governments and international agencies, as well as through the combined efforts of many smaller actors." "Taking a range of different perspectives - from financial institutions to nation states, global migration to local identity - this is a vivid exposition of how globalization works at different scales. Unique in teaching literature with its focus on the non-human, it demonstrates how globalization can be understood geographically."--Jacket. Introduction / Dorren Massey and Nigel Clark -- Climate changes : island life in a volatile world / Nigel Clark -- Making finance, making worlds / Michael Pryke -- Bioprospecting and the global entanglement of people, plants and pills / Nick Bingham -- The ice : unstable geographies of Antarctica / Klaus Dodds -- Of trees and trails : place in a globalised world / Owain Jones -- Community, cloth and other travelling objects / Giles Mohan -- Geographies of solidarities / Doreen Massey -- Good food : ethical consumption and global change / Sarah Whatmore and Nigel Clark -- Conclusion / Nigel Clark and Doreen Massey.

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