Global Tensions: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Economy

Global Tensions: Challenges and Opportunities in the World Economy

by Lourdes Beneria
     
 

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Against the backdrop of demonstrations in Seattle, Porto Alegre and Genoa and within the context of growing resistances to free trade and the current global trends, Global Tensions takes a close look at the challenges posed by the processes of globalization at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Composed of original essays by renowned scholars, this

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Against the backdrop of demonstrations in Seattle, Porto Alegre and Genoa and within the context of growing resistances to free trade and the current global trends, Global Tensions takes a close look at the challenges posed by the processes of globalization at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Composed of original essays by renowned scholars, this volume explores controversial topics such as free trade, women's rights, labor standards, the World Trade Organization and global tensions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415934411
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Lourdes Beneria is Professor of City and Regional Planning and Women's Studies at Cornell University. She lives in Ithaca, New York, and is the author of the forthcoming Routledge title Gender, Development and Globalization: Economics as if People Mattered (2003).
Savitri Bisnath received her PhD from Cornell University and currently works for an international philanthropic organization.

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