Globalization and the South

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Author: Caroline Thomas,Peter Wilkin

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780312175641

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 235

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This volume brings together a group of authors who share a common concern with the effects of globalization on the South. Included among these effects is the accelerating erosion of the social, economic and political significance of the territorial distinction on which the terms South and North are founded. The authors' aim is explicit: to offer a unique perspective on globalization which places the transformation of the South and the renewed global organization of inequality at the heart of our understanding of the global order.

Globalization and International Political Economy

The Politics of Alternative Futures

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Author: Mark Rupert,M. Scott Solomon

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742529434

Category: Political Science

Page: 175

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The politics of globalization include nation-states pursuing power, multinational firms seeking profits for their shareholders, coalitions and networks attempting to promote particular visions of future possible worlds, resistance groups ranging from the non-violent to the murderous, and ordinary people struggling to feed their families and secure their futures in a rapidly changing world. Globalization and International Political Economy examines processes of globalizing capitalism and the complex politics which are emerging from it—processes and struggles which will determine the shape of our world in the 21st century.

Globalization and the Dilemmas of the State in the South

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Author: F. Adams,S. Gupta,K. Mengisteab,Timothy M. Shaw

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230372600

Category: Political Science

Page: 287

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Globalization poses a formidable dilemma for the third-world state. While there are compelling external pressures to liberalize domestic economies, market-oriented reforms threaten the economic well-being of various societal groups. Popular resistance to these reforms has been strong throughout the developing world. This volume examines the political strategies employed by third world governments to maintain programs in the face of domestic opposition.

The South in International Economic Regimes

Whose Globalization?

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Author: S. Maswood

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230626270

Category: Political Science

Page: 210

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Maswood examines the trade and regulatory structures that inhibit the capacity of developing countries to improve their economic conditions. In particular, the book looks at institutional structures of the WTO and examines the Doha Round negotiations to assess their success for developing countries. Developing countries have heightened expectations that these first WTO trade negotiations will deliver improved outcomes in their interest, and the book looks at difficulties in the negotiating process and prospects for global multilateralism.

Handbook on the Globalization of the World Economy

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Author: Amnon Levy-Livermore

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781781954263

Category: Political Science

Page: 748

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'. . . it offers expanded coverage of issues from pure international economics to certain aspects of political economy. . . . the present book is a fine work and certainly makes a valuable contribution to the growing list of books addressing globalization. Students of globalization and last but not least practitioners and politicians, as well as diplomats working in international organizations, can learn from it.' – Marjan Svetlicic, Journal of International Relations and Development This authoritative Handbook provides a thorough account and analysis of the important issues relating to the globalization of the international economy. The increasing interdependence of the world's economies has caused a breakdown in national economic boundaries and a freer access to goods, services and labour. This comprehensive book, written by experts in the field, addresses major issues associated with this international economic integration. This reference work considers: • global growth including inequality, saving, foreign direct investment, external debt and multinational corporations • regionalization and globalization of trade such as the role of international institutions, external economies of scale and trading blocs • transition to market economies in Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and East Asia • internationalization and integration of markets including the financial, capital, labour and agricultural markets • global environmental and resource problems including transboundary pollution, the implication of North-South trade for natural resource depletion and environmental degradation, and the impact of energy markets on global growth, pollution and economic stability.

Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

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Author: Hacio?lu, Ümit

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1466646403

Category: Political Science

Page: 435

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"This book investigates the impact of diverse cultures on the development and actualization of global economic entities, exploring advanced methods and best practices for the effective utilization and management of financial organizations within a globalized political context"--Provided by publisher.

Das Globalisierungs-Paradox

die Demokratie und die Zukunft der Weltwirtschaft

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Author: Dani Rodrik

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 9783406613517

Category:

Page: 415

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Ein Plädoyer gegen Hyperglobalisierung und für eine gewisse demokratische Renationalisierung der Wirtschaftspolitik.

The Arab Spring in the Global Political Economy

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Author: L. Talani

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137272198

Category: Political Science

Page: 251

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Although it is still early for an established academic account of the motivations behind the dramatic events in the Arab world in 2010/11, Leila Simona Talani believes that it is about time to try and place this issue into the broader picture of the latest changes in the global political economy.

The Limits to Capital in Spain

Crisis and Revolt in the European South

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Author: G. Charnock,T. Purcell,R. Ribera-Fumaz

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137319941

Category: Political Science

Page: 186

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Spain is at the epicentre of a crisis that threatens the future of the Eurozone. This book explains the deep historical and structural roots of the current crisis in Spain. It analyses the nexus between European circuits of financial capital, urbanisation, and the emergent dynamics of state austerity and popular revolt.

Economics of Globalisation

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Author: Partha Gangopadhyay,Manas Chatterji

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9780754641377

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 314

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Globalisation has evolved to become the dominant economic, cultural, environmental and political phenomenon of our time. In economic terms, debates now extend beyond concepts of 'winners and losers', to key questions of how to deal with the problems unleashed by globalisation while preserving its benefits. This book will be indispensable in addressing these vital issues.

Die Schatten der Globalisierung

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Author: Joseph Stiglitz

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: 3641202779

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

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Explodierende Aktienkurse und scheinbar nie dagewesenes Wirtschaftswachstum kennzeichneten die »Goldenen Neunziger« – bis der Absturz in eine weltweite, tiefe und bis heute andauernde Rezession folgte. Was ist schief gelaufen? Nobelpreisträger Joseph Stiglitz zeigt, welchen Kräften sich der schwindelerregende Boom verdankte und inwiefern in ihm bereits die Saat der Zerstörung angelegt war. Stiglitz, als Berater der ersten Clinton-Administration und später Chefökonom der Weltbank ein intimer Kenner des »Tatorts Washington« (NZZ) und der internationalen Konzernzentralen, weiß von den strategischen Entscheidungen in den innersten Zirkeln von Politik und Wirtschaft zu berichten, aber auch von den hitzigen Debatten, die diesen vorausgingen. Selbstkritisch beleuchtet er die globalen Folgen ihres gemeinsamen Tuns: Wie ist die Fixierung auf den Defizitabbau heute zu bewerten? Wie wirkt sich die von der US-Regierung exzessiv betriebene Deregulierung des Marktes aus? Wohin hat uns die Maxime, Eigennutz diene automatisch auch der Allgemeinheit, geführt? Das Gleichgewicht zwischen Staat und Markt ist verloren gegangen, so Stiglitz’ zentrale These. Um diese Balance wiederherzustellen, entwickelt Stiglitz eine überzeugende Alternative zum Diktat des Marktes – denn das, so zeigt er auf provozierende Weise, ist nicht nur wenig sozial, sondern auf lange Sicht sogar unwirtschaftlich.

The Clash of Globalizations

Essays on the Political Economy of Trade and Development Policy

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Author: Kevin P. Gallagher

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 0857283278

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 170

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Authored by one of the leading scholars of German Indology, “Fortified Cities in Ancient India” offers a comparative exploration of the development of towns and cities in ancient India. Based on in-depth textual and archeological research, Professor Dieter Schlingloff’s work presents for the first time the striking outcomes of intertwining data garnered from a wide range of sources. This volume scrutinizes much of the established knowledge on urban fortifications in South Asia, advancing new conceptions based on an authoritative, far-reaching study.

Rethinking Globalization

Critical Issues and Policy Choices

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Author: Kok Peng Khor,Martin Khor

Publisher: Zed Books

ISBN: 9781842770559

Category: Political Science

Page: 144

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What can Third World governments do in the face of the globalisation juggernaut? Khor sets out practical proposals for action both nationally and at the international level to shape globalisation to particular circumstances and priorities.

The Global Political Economy of the Household in Asia

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Author: J. Elias,S. Gunawardana

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137338903

Category: Political Science

Page: 270

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The household has traditionally been neglected in studies of Asian political economy. While there is an emergent literature that looks at this relationship, to date, it is fragmented. The contributors consider how the household economy has increasingly been incorporated into development planning and policy making within both states and multilateral development agencies. They examine the social consequences of the tendency to view households as marketizable spaces, and explore how the household economy relates to broader structures of industrial production in the region. With case studies on Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Japan, South Korea, Vietnam and China, they provide a comprehensive picture of the centrality of the household economy to ongoing processes and struggles associated with the continuous economic transformation of the region.

The Chinese State, Oil and Energy Security

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Author: M. Taylor

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137350555

Category: Political Science

Page: 218

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Monique Taylor analyses the policy rationale and institutional underpinnings of China's state-led or neomercantilist oil strategy, and its development, set against the wider context of economic transformation as the country transitions from a centrally planned to market economy.

Governing Cotton

Globalization and Poverty in Africa

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Author: A. Sneyd

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230299458

Category: Political Science

Page: 241

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This book traces the historic relationships between cotton production, the international cotton trade and poverty south of the Sahara, and assesses various approaches to corporate social responsibility and nongovernmental policy advocacy in this area.

Capitalism in the Age of Globalization

The Management of Contemporary Society

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Author: Samir Amin

Publisher: Zed Books

ISBN: 9781856494687

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

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The author argues that each society that makes up the global economic system is not inevitably going to be assimilated into the globalization process. He asserts the need to negotiate the inter-dependence of each society with the global econony.

Financialization and Government Borrowing Capacity in Emerging Markets

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Author: I. Hardie

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 0230370268

Category: Political Science

Page: 220

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Hardie investigates the link between the financialization – defined as the ability to trade risk – and the capacity of emerging market governments to borrow from private markets. He considers the government bond markets in Brazil, Lebanon and Turkey and includes interviews with 126 financial market actors.

The Political Economy of Japanese Globalisation

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Author: Harukiyo Hasegawa,Glenn D. Hook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113457102X

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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The Political Economy of Japanese Globalisation reveals the key dimensions of Japanese globalisation today by analysing both its inward and outward manifestations. This is the first book to examine fully the issue of globalisation in relation to Japan. Organised in three parts, The Political Economy of Japanese Globalisation reveals the meanings and implications of the study of Japan's globalization in the context of on-going debates about globalisation in general. The book demonstrates how, despite the passing of the 'Japanese model', Japan can still provide significant insights into the meaning of this phenomenon. The first part of the book examines globalization in politics and international relations: Japan's particular position in globalization; its recent role in the East Asian political economy; and the relative identities of Japan and Europe. Part two looks at the economy and business at the heart of Japanese globalization: Japan's globalization in Asia as part of oriental capitalism; its recent financial reforms; the US globalization in Japan; Japan's impact on Germany and the meaning of 'Japanization' and 'globalization'. The third part of the book assesses the social issues in Japan in the context of globalization, highlighting the positive political impact of globalization seen in the way externally generated pressures have brought into focus 'universal' values, such as citizenship, human rights and democracy. Providing a clear analysis of the political economy of Japanese globalization in one volume, The Political Economy of Japanese Globalization is a major resource for postgraduates and researchers in Japanese studies, Asian studies, international relations, international political economy, as well as for all those dealing with Japan professionally.

Natural Resources and Social Conflict

Towards Critical Environmental Security

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Author: M. Schnurr,L. Swatuk

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137002468

Category: Political Science

Page: 247

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This volume brings together international scholars reflecting on the theory and practice of international security, human security, natural resources and environmental change. It contributes by 'centring the margins' and privileging alternative conceptions and understandings of environmental (in)security.