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Why Globalization Works

Author : Martin Wolf
ISBN : 9780300251739
Genre : Business & Economics
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A powerful case for the global market economy The debate on globalization has reached a level of intensity that inhibits comprehension and obscures the issues. In this book a highly distinguished international economist scrupulously explains how globalization works as a concept and how it operates in reality. Martin Wolf confronts the charges against globalization, delivers a devastating critique of each, and offers a realistic scenario for economic internationalism in the future. Wolf begins by outlining the history of the global economy in the twentieth century and explaining the mechanics of world trade. He dissects the agenda of globalization’s critics, and rebuts the arguments that it undermines sovereignty, weakens democracy, intensifies inequality, privileges the multinational corporation, and devastates the environment. The author persuasively defends the principles of international economic integration, arguing that the biggest obstacle to global economic progress has been the failure not of the market but of politics and government, in rich countries as well as poor. He examines the threat that terrorism poses and maps the way to a global market economy that can work for everyone.

Why Globalization Works For America

Author : Edward Goldberg
ISBN : 9781640123458
Genre : Business & Economics
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Blue-collar job loss, immigration, trade deficits—Americans blame globalization for a host of problems. Indeed, even in a political system split by fundamental divisions, populists and progressives alike belong to a chorus that decries globalization’s effects on our politics, way of life, and interactions with the world. Yet the United States is the biggest beneficiary of the global economy it has helped to create. Edward Goldberg argues that globalization is the economic and cultural version of evolution, a natural process that pushes people into more efficient behavior influenced by the market and our human need to explore, change, and grow. Properly implemented, it propels cultures and societies forward as one new idea challenges or blends into another. Harmful nationalist policies have arisen because Americans do not equally share globalization’s benefits, a situation made worse by the government’s refusal to implement policies that would mitigate the rampant inequalities. A bold challenge to popular opinion, Why Globalization Works for America offers a historically informed analysis of why we should celebrate globalization’s place in our lives.

How Globalization Works

Author : Laura La Bella
ISBN : 9781435853232
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explains what globalization is, what caused it, what the effects are, what mechanisms triggered those causes.

Development In Hindsight

Author : Peter de Haan
ISBN : IND:30000109984645
Genre : Business & Economics
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* Highly readable book on how to fight poverty Development in Hindsight gives insight into major development issues, such as the contribution of aid to the economic growth of developing countries and the effect of globalization on the fight against poverty. It also considers the role of the state and the market in development and the institutional dimension of economic growth. All this in an up-to-date, highly readable, and entertaining manner. It is a must for students, development practitioners and for those interested in the development challenges of developing countries, especially in their fight against poverty.


Author : Michael Veseth
ISBN : 0742536599
Genre : Political Science
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"Research show that every human being is capable of having a creative thought. We have creative abilities that often show up very early in life. Studies show that the average adult thinks of only three to four alternate ideas for any given situation, while the average child can come up with sixty ideas. They have proven that as far as creativity is concerned, quantity equals quality. Having the subjects make a list of ideas, they have shown that the longer the list, the higher the quality of the final solution. The very best ideas usually appear at the end of the list. Actually, creativity is bred into us as humans; it's in our genes - apart of our very own DNA. Unfortunately, as we grow older, the pressures of having to grow up, go to school, get a job, all seem to repress our creative tendencies. The stress of everyday living coupled with occasional dilemmas, leaves us too drained to be truly creative. But creativity is power and is essential to our well-being. Without creativity, our lives become predictable, routine, boring, and pedantic. The good news is we can all be highly creative. Now I know you're saying, "But I'm not at all creative. I can't paint or even draw a straight line, I don't know one note from another, and I've never been able to write worth a darn. Okay, so most of us are not Mozart, DaVinci, Einstein, or Shakespeare. However, we are all creative in our own way. We simply have to recognize our own unique talents and skills".Creativity: The Problem Solver

Globalization And Change In Asia

Author : Dennis A. Rondinelli
ISBN : UCSC:32106019159182
Genre : Political Science
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?This rich book goes beyond the usual superficial discussion of the benefits and drawbacks of globalization to focus on the actual dynamic relationship between global forces and Asian adjustments.? ?Ming Wan, George Mason University?A fresh and integrative look at the critical challenges of globalization in Asia.? ?Paul Smoke, New York UniversityGlobalization and Change in Asia explores three decades of adjustment on the part of governments, civil society, and the private sector to the complex new forces of international competition.Recognizing that the benefits of globalization have not accrued equally to all Asian countries, nor to all stratums of society, the authors seek lessons that can help shape development policy to effect the greatest good. Thus, they focus on the essential ingredients of the most broadly successful globalization strategies?strategies that can most optimally respond to the economic, social, and technological challenges that lay ahead.Dennis A. Rondinelli is senior research scholar at Duke University?s Center for International Development, as well as director of the Pacific Basin Research Center at Soka University of America. John M. Heffron is professor of history at Soka University of America and associate director of the Pacific Basin Research Center.Contents: Adjusting to Globalization: Change and Transformation in Asia?the Editors. Global Crossroads: A Shared History of Globalization in the Asia Pacific Region?J.M. Heffron. Economic and Technological Transformation. Globalization and the Asian Economic Response?D.A. Rondinelli. Regional Economic Integration in East Asia?K.G. Cai. Globalizing Asian Business: Dynamics of Change and Adjustment?H.W.-C. Yeung. Information Technology and Economic Development Strategy?S.M. Lee. Adjusting to Globalization Through Skills Development Strategies?S. Kuruvilla. Political and Social Adaptation. Inclusive Governance and Democracy in Asia: Transition and Challenges?G.S. Cheema. E-Government: Applications of Technology to Government Services?C.G. Wescott. Mobilizing Social Capital: Community Responses to Globalization?A. Krishna. Social Protection Policies: Making Globalization Work for All?I. Ortiz. Learning from Experience. Sustaining Progress in a Globalizing Society: Lessons from Asia?the Editors.

Globalization And Security Economic And Political Aspects Introduction To Volume 2

Author : G. Honor Fagan
ISBN : 0275996948
Genre : Globalization
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Broad in scope, this two-volume set covers the economic and political aspects of globalization, as well as its social and cultural impacts.

The Yale Journal Of International Law

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ISBN : UCAL:B5128355
Genre : Intergovernmental cooperation
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Globalization And Politics

Author : Jan-Erik Lane
ISBN : 075464667X
Genre : Political Science
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This invaluable, highly readable new text brings together vision and imaginative insight to the analysis of the evolution of inter-state politics to produce a clear, comprehensive and coherent sense of globalization and exactly what's at stake in the globalization debate.

Fixing Global Finance

Author : Martin Wolf
ISBN : UOM:39015079333319
Genre : Business & Economics
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This title shows how the globalisation of finance should have brought substantial benefits, but in practice it brought a series of devastating currency and banking crises in the 1980s and 1990s, particularly in the developing world.

Reflecting On A Wider Europe And Beyond

Author : Konstantin Konstantinovich Khudoleĭ
ISBN : UOM:39015079367903
Genre : Europe
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Globalization And Economy

Author : Paul James
ISBN : 1412919525
Genre : Political Science
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Central Currents in Globalization is an integrated collection of four multi-volume sets that represent the systematic mapping of globalization studies. The series sets out the contours of a field that now crosses the boundaries of all the older disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. The result is a gold-standard collection of over 320 of the most important writings on globalization, structured around four interrelated themes: Violence; Economy; Culture; and Politics. The series editor, Paul James (RMIT, Australia), is joined by sixteen internationally-renowned co-editors from around the globe who bring their subject expertise to each volume, including Jonathan Friedman, Tom Nairn, R.R. Sharma, Manfred Steger, Ronen Palan and Micheline Ishay. Together the four sets provide an unparalleled resource on globalization, providing both broad coverage of the subject, historical depth and contemporary relevance.

Globalization For Development

Author : Ian Goldin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121911783
Genre : Business & Economics
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Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development is not well understood. This title exames how globalization can be more effective as a vehicle for shared growth and prosperity.

Theatre And Globalization

Author : Patrick Lonergan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131764693
Genre : History
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WINNER OF THE 2008 THEATRE BOOK PRIZE! Globalization is transforming theatre everywhere. As writers seek to exploit new opportunities to produce their work internationally, audiences are seeing the world – and the stage – differently. And, as national borders became more fluid, the barriers between economics and culture are also becoming weaker. In this groundbreaking study, Patrick Lonergan explores these developments, placing them in the context of the transformation of Ireland – the ‘most globalized country in the world’ – since the early 1990s. Drawing on archival material that has never before been published, this study sheds new light on the culture of Celtic Tiger Ireland, focusing on such writers as Brian Friel, Sean O’Casey, Marie Jones, Martin McDonagh, Marina Carr and Conor McPherson. In doing so, it shows how globalization poses difficult questions for authors and audiences – and reveals how we can begin to come to terms with these new developments.

What S Wrong With Globalization?

Author : Thomas Covell Fischer
ISBN : UOM:39076002808314
Genre : Political Science
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“Globalization” – an economic phenomenon that has dominated the late 20th and early 21st centuries – is poorly understood. Politicians and the media often portray it in its worst light: outsourcing, offshoring, job loss, intellectual property piracy, diminished U.S. influence. But globalization has positive impacts as well: poverty reduction, U.S. export growth, harmonization of standards and practices, greater peace and security. Unlike many books that lionize or demonize globalization, this one seeks to set the record straight. Globalization is neither an unvarnished virtue nor an unmitigated vice. Rather, it is a subtle process that has both virtues (economic growth) and vices (dislocation). It has already lifted millions of persons out of grinding poverty and reduced the spread of disease. But, it also has spurred the migration of workers and increased competition for resources. Unfortunately, globalization's vices are all too immediate and evident, whereas its virtues are often muted and long-term. This recent financial crisis is a prime example of global disjunction. The financial services industry is clearly global. Yet its regulation is national or regional. But if the response to this crisis produces better coordination and greater economic stability and growth, all participants are likely to be better off. This book is also comprehensive, not examining one aspect of globalization (for example, jobs or climate change) in isolation, but treating the topic as a whole. Further, it makes suggestions to improve the process. The whole world is in flux. To a degree, change is inevitable. If globalization has its flaws – and it does – it has enormous potential as well. How do we preserve the best of these and avoid the worst?

Imf Survey

Author : International Monetary Fund
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121696111
Genre : International finance
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The Power Of Globalization

Author : George F. Russell
ISBN : UCSD:31822034976779
Genre : Foreign trade and employment
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"This essay is a call for globalization's supporters to seize the initiative from globalization's opponents, communicate more effectively to the public the substantial benefits of globalization and free trade, and push both for progress in the Doha round and for requisite domestic reforms." -- p. 6.

The Globalization Of World Politics

Author : John Baylis
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124018701
Genre : Political Science
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Now in its fourth edition, this title has been fully revised and updated in the light of recent developments in world politics, with new chapters on the changing nature of war, human security, and international ethics.

Globalization And Transnational Migrations

Author : Akanmu Gafari Adebayo
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124157855
Genre : History
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Highlights global asymmetries by interfacing the notion of 'one world' or 'flat world' with the challenges thrown up by transnational migration, brain drain, citizenship, identity, multiculturalism, religion and ethnicity. This book covers movement of refugees, xenophobia, and transition from economic migration to citizenship.

Controversies In Globalization

Author : Peter M. Haas
ISBN : IND:30000123224911
Genre : Political Science
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Most instructors agree that debate-style readers can be effective and provocative teaching tools in the classroom. But if the readings are not in dialogue with one another, the crux of the debate is lost on students, and the reader fails to add real depth to the course. Controversies in Globalization solves this issue by inviting 15 pairs of scholars and practitioners to write specifically for the volume, directly addressing current and relevant questions in international relations through brief “yes” and “no” pieces. Providing students with necessary context, the editors offer introductions that effectively frame the debate and make clear what is at stake, both from a theoretical as well as from a practical perspective. Concluding discussion questions in each chapter encourage critical thinking and analysis.

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