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Globalization

Globalization Author Jürgen Osterhammel
ISBN-10 9780691133959
Release 2009-08-23
Pages 182
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'Globalization' has become a popular buzzword for explaining today's world. The expression achieved terminological stardom in the 1990s and was soon embraced by the general public and integrated into numerous languages. This text makes the case that globalization is not so new after all.



Globalization

Globalization Author Michael M. Weinstein
ISBN-10 0231134592
Release 2005
Pages 279
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With contributions from some of globalization's cheer-leaders (David Dollar), its most vocal critics (Joseph E. Stiglitz), and those in between, this collection of essays analyzes globalization's impact on wages and the environment; the degree to which foreign aid helps developing countries; the failures of global governance; immigration; and how foreign investments can wreak havoc on a nation's economy.



Globalization

Globalization Author Gary J. Wells
ISBN-10 1590331281
Release 2001
Pages 96
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Globalisation is a term usually used to describe intercontinental economic, social and political; integration. This book gives a general overview of the concept of globalisation. It also attempts to define globalism in relation to globalisation. Globalism is employed in this book to describe networks of interdependence functioning at multi-continental distances. Globalisation is an increase in globalism and de-globalisation is a reduction. In providing an introductory view of these networks, with an emphasis on contemporary economic factors, a goal of this work is to illustrate how policy consequences, sometimes unintended, may be dispersed via globalised networks.



Globalization

Globalization Author Donald J. Boudreaux
ISBN-10 031334213X
Release 2008
Pages 162
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Introduces globalization, describing its history and importance in the present era, and discusses such economic concepts as free trade, jobs and wages, balance of trade, trade deficits, and key financial institutions.



Globalization

Globalization Author Andrew Jones
ISBN-10 9780745643229
Release 2010
Pages 263
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Globalization: Key Thinkers offers a critical commentary on the leading thinkers in the contemporary globalization debate, as well as new arguments about the future direction of globalization thinking. The book guides the reader through the key arguments of leading thinkers, explaining their place in the wider globalization debate and evaluating their critical reception. Eleven thematic chapters focus on one or two key thinkers covering every aspect of the globalization debate including the theoretical arguments of Anthony Giddens and Manuel Castells, to the positive arguments of Thomas Friedman and Martin Wolf and the reforming ideas of Joseph Stiglitz. Other chapters variously address the ideas of Immanuel Wallerstein, Arjun Appadurai, Paul Hirst, Naomi Klein, Grahame Thompson, David Held, Anthony McGrew, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri, Saskia Sassen and Peter Dicken. Each chapter also provides some carefully selected recommendations for further reading for the thinkers discussed. The book ends with a concluding chapter that examines how thinking about globalization is likely to develop in future. Whilst individual chapters can stand alone, the book is designed as a whole to enhance the reader′s understanding of how different thinkers′ ideas relate and contrast to each other.



Challenges of the global century report of the Project on Globalization and National Security

Challenges of the global century   report of the Project on Globalization and National Security Author
ISBN-10 1428980652
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Challenges of the global century report of the Project on Globalization and National Security has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Challenges of the global century report of the Project on Globalization and National Security also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Challenges of the global century report of the Project on Globalization and National Security book for free.



Globalization

Globalization Author Manfred B. Steger
ISBN-10 1402768788
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 178
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For many scholars and political activists, “globalization” encompasses a variety of economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental practices that have accelerated in the last few decades. Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted system encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life. In addition to unpacking the term’s various dimensions, he investigates whether globalization is “good” or “bad”: a question hotly debated in classrooms, boardrooms, and on the streets.



Globalization the State and Violence

Globalization  the State  and Violence Author Jonathan Friedman
ISBN-10 0759102813
Release 2003
Pages 389
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Friedman and a distinguished group of contributors offer a compelling analysis of globalization and the lethal explosiveness that characterizes the current world order. In particular, they investigate global processes and political forces that determine networks of crime, commerce and terror, and reveal the economic, social and cultural fragmentation of transnational networks. The authors analyze the increasing criminalization of ethnic populations, the massively destabililizing effect of migration processes, and new forms of transnational criminal networks that represents disintegration of larger homogeneous territories. This book will be a valuable reference in anthropology, social theory, international politics and economics, ethnic and immigration studies, and economic history. Visit our website for sample chapters!



Globalization

Globalization Author John Benyon
ISBN-10 0415929229
Release 2000
Pages 309
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Global studies has become one of the most vigorous subjects in cultural studies and the social sciences. Politics, international capital, revolutions in technology and communication, social and environmental struggles all compel us to study the world as a world. This anthology brings together dozens of outstanding scholars including David Harvey, Herbert Schiller, Sherry Turkle, Zillah Eisenstein, David Morley, Bryan S. Turner and Jeremy Rifkin. For readers in the social sciences and humanities, Globalization: The Reader addresses the big issues: communications and global media, political economy, cultural homogeneity, new technologies, tourism, beliefs and identity.



Globalization

Globalization Author Justin Ervin
ISBN-10 9781598840735
Release 2008
Pages 293
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This extensive yet concise introduction to the phenomenon of globalization looks at its economic, environmental, and security dimensions as interpreted from different political points of view. * Includes original documents pertaining to globalization such as excerpts from free trade agreements, international environmental agreements, arms treaties, and the United Nations charter * Provides a chronology of important events leading up to the modern era of globalization, showing a historical progression that contains precursor conditions and processes that reflect modern globalization



Globalization Economic Development and the Role of the State

Globalization  Economic Development and the Role of the State Author Ha-Joon Chang
ISBN-10 1842771434
Release 2003
Pages 335
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Ha-Joon Chang evaluates the role of the state in economics and development. In this collection of essays, he reviews theories and practices of state intervention as they have developed over two centuries of modern capitalism. He develops an institutionalist approach to the role of the state in economic change, and examines the issues involved in particular settings including industrial policy, trade policy, intellectual property rights, regulation, and strategies towards transnational corporations. He mounts a sophisticated theoretical and historical case for the continuing essential and constructive roles which the state can and must play in economic development.



Globalization

Globalization Author Zygmunt Bauman
ISBN-10 023111429X
Release 1998
Pages 136
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Globalization

Globalization Author Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
ISBN-10 0520241258
Release 2004
Pages 275
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The author illuminates the process of "Latinization" currently underway in the U.S., tracing the largest migration in the history of the Americas--the movement north of large numbers of people from Latin America. Simultaneous. (Social Science)



Globalization

Globalization Author Eleonore Kofman
ISBN-10 1855673479
Release 1996
Pages 339
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Globalization and the related issues of power and identity are central concerns in international studies, whether viewed from a political, economic, spatial or human perspective. The fully updated second edition of this major collection brings together a multi-disciplinary group of international scholars to interrogate globalization in theory and practice. Gender, identity, citizenship, migration, issues related to the state, and economic and technological change, are analyzed in depth. Several of the authors have revised their chapters from the earlier edition and others have provided completely new contributions in key areas such as the internet, social movements, environmental security and world cities. Two new introductory chapters written by the editors outline the theory and practice of international relations and political geography at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Several further chapters highlight different aspects of inequality which have become central to the globalization debate. Book jacket.



Globalization

Globalization Author Frank J. Lechner
ISBN-10 9781405169066
Release 2009-03-16
Pages 317
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Written in a lively and accessible style, "Globalization: The Making of World Society" shows how globalization affects everyday experience, creates new institutions, and presents new challenges. With many examples, Lechner describes how the process unfolds in a wide range of fields, from sports and media to law and religion. While sketching the outlines of a world society in the making, the book also demonstrates that globalization is inherently diverse and contentious. In this concise analysis of a complex subject, Lechner presents some of the best work in the social sciences in clear and readable fashion. "Globalization: The Making of World Society" will serve as a stimulating, state-of-the-art text for any student of globalization, beginner or advanced.



Globalization Development and Human Security

Globalization  Development and Human Security Author Anthony McGrew
ISBN-10 9780745630861
Release 2007
Pages 228
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World poverty and development are more salient than ever on the global political agenda. The campaigns of the global justice movement, the growing securitization of development in the aftermath of 9-11, the intensification of global inequality, and the perceived threats of global pandemics, migrations and failed states have contributed to a sense of renewed urgency. The contributors to this volume, including Bjorn Hettne, Fantu Cheru, Jeffrey Haynes and Bonny Ibhawah, share a common intellectual aspiration to re-unite the study of development with the study of international relations or global politics as it is more broadly conceived today. Although globalization has transformed the context of development, it has yet to significantly transform for the better the prospects for real development or human security amongst the worlds most vulnerable communities. Whether globalization, development and human security are inescapably trapped within a vicious circle or a virtuous cycle is the central concern of this book. The volume will be importance to student of development studies, international relations and politics, globalization and economics.



Globalization

Globalization Author Jan Aart Scholte
ISBN-10 9780230368019
Release 2005-08-05
Pages 400
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A systematically revised and updated new edition of a highly acclaimed text which was an immediate bestseller on courses around the world. The second edition takes a broader perspective giving increased coverage of other dimensions of globalization alongside its core focus on the rise of supraterritoriality which, the author argues, is globalization's most distinctive feature.