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Social Theory and Globalization
This paper examines how P.F. Kelly utilizes social theory to interpret the social phenomenon of globalization.
# 97758 | 849 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Aug 31, 2007 in Sociology (Theory) , Economics (Globalization)

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The paper explains P.F. Kelly's basic argument that a complex social process such as globalization, which is significantly changing the world today, is capable of causing various conflicting interpretations of its meaning to surface among social researchers. The paper looks at the macro theory used by Kelly of structural functionalism and explains the three main ideas involved in this theory.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Kelly, PF, 1999, "The geographies and politics of globalization", Progress in Human Geography, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 379-400.
  • "Talcott Parsons", July 26, 2004. Available from:,%20Talcott/parsons,_talcott.htm[May 19, 2007]

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