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The global transformations reader : an introduction to the globalization debate

Author: David Held; Anthony G McGrew; Anthony McGrew
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA USA : Distributed in the USA by Blackwell Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This revised & updated edition brings together the most original contributions from both sides of the globalization debate. Extensive new material incorporates the latest developments & sets the issues in the context of a global order in constant flux.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Held; Anthony G McGrew; Anthony McGrew
ISBN: 0745631347 9780745631349 0745631355 9780745631356
OCLC Number: 50859025
Notes: University of KwaZulu-Natal Library notes:
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Description: xviii, 602 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I --
Understanding globalization. Globalization / George Modelski --
The globalizing of modernity / Anthony Giddens --
Rethinking globalization / David Held and Anthony McGrew, David Goldblatt and Jonathan Perraton --
Globalization: what's new? What's not? (And so what?) / Robert O. Keohane and Joseph S. Nye Jr. --
What is "global" about globalization? / Jan Aart Scholte --
The problem of globalisation theory / Justin Rosenberg --
Globalization --
a necessary myth? / Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson --
Clash of globaizations / Stanley Hoffmann --
Globalization and American power / Joseph S. Nye Jr. --
Globalization as empire / Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri. Part II --
Political power and civil society: a reconfiguration? The declining authority of states / Susan Strange --
Has globalization ended the rise and rise of the nation-state? / Michael Mann --
Sovereignty in international society / Robert O. Keohane --
The changing structure of international law: sovereignty transformed? / David Held --
The security state / Ian Clark --
Governing the global economy through government networks / Anne-Marie Slaughter --
Power shift / Jessica T. Mathews --
Globalization and modes of regionalist governance / Anthony Payne --
Governance in a new global order / James N. Rosenau. Part III --
The fate of national culture in an age of global communication. Encountering globalization / Kevin Robins --
The globalization of communication / John B. Thompson --
The new global media / Robert W. McChesney --
Globalization and cultural identity / John Tomlinson --
Towards a global culture / Anthony D. Smith --
Global governance and cosmopolitan citizens / Pippa Norris. Part IV --
A global economy? --
A new geo-economy / Peter Dicken --
Global informational capitalism / Manuel Castells --
The limits to economic globalization / Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson --
The nation-state in the global economy / Robert Gilpin --
Global market versus the new regionalism / Björn Hettne --
Globalization and the political economy of capitalist democracies / Fritz Scharpf --
Has globalization gone too far? / Dani Rodrik --
Global markets and national politics / Geoffrey Garrett --
The effect of globalization on taxation, institutions, and control of the macroeconomy / Duane Swank. Part V --
Divided world, divided nations? Patterns of global inequality / UNDP [United Nations Development Programme] report 1999 --
The rise of the fourth world / Manuel Castells --
Are global poverty and inequalilty getting worse? / Robert Wade, Martin Wolf --
Spreading the wealth / David Dollar and Aart Kraay --
Globalization and gendered inequality / Jill Steans --
Order, globalization and inequality in world politics / Ngaire Woods --
The promise of global institutions / Joseph Stiglitz. Part VI --
World orders, normative choices. Global governance: prospects and problems / Fred Halliday --
Models of transnational democracy / Anthony McGrew --
Cosmopolitanism: taming globalization / David Held --
Can international organizations be democratic? A skeptic's view / Robert A. Dahl --
The posnational constellation / Jürgen Habermas --
Priorities of global justice / Thomas W. Pogge --
Global civil society / Mary Kaldor --
A world gone wrong? / Chris Brown --
Beyond the states system? / Hedley Bull.
Responsibility: edited by David Held and Anthony McGrew.
Local System Bib Number:
u237341
(Sirsi) i9780745631356
(Sirsi) 237341

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