Student Companion Site

Student Companion Site

Welcome to the Student Companion Site for

Globalization: A Basic Text

Welcome to the Student Companion site for Globalization: A Basic Text, by George Ritzer.

This website gives you access to a large range of tools and resources available for this text, including:

  1. A student study guide
  2. Chapter summaries
  3. Additional questions for each chapter
  4. Expanded further reading
  5. Website links

You can access these resources in two ways:

  1. Using the menu at the top, select a chapter. A list of resources available for that particular chapter will be provided.
  2. Using the menu at the top, select a resource. This will allow you to access a particular resource section. You will then have the option of selecting resources within the section or going directly to a specific chapter

The supplementary materials on this website were prepared by Jill Timms. She is based in the Department of Sociology at London School of Economics and Political Sciences, and has contributed to the global civil society project at the Centre for the Study of Global Governance since 2001. Her main research interests include labour movements and campaigns, corporate social responsibility, ethical consumerism and social forums. She is also on the committee of the Global Studies Association.