Globalization and Responsibility
by Zlatan Delic (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 166
The authors show that globalization consists of not only an objective process, but also of a lot of statements that define, describe and analyze the different experiences of the process. The book is written by authors and researchers from different academic disciplines, cultures and social contexts.
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