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Consumption, Globalization and Development
     

Consumption, Globalization and Development

by Jeffrey James, Matthew Thomas James
 
This volume is concerned with the complexities of the relationship between globalization and different groups of consumers in developing countries. Globalization, it is argued, can yield frustration and disappointment as well as welfare gains for consumers; it may, but does not necessarily, displace local products and via the rapid recent expansion of the mass media,

Overview

This volume is concerned with the complexities of the relationship between globalization and different groups of consumers in developing countries. Globalization, it is argued, can yield frustration and disappointment as well as welfare gains for consumers; it may, but does not necessarily, displace local products and via the rapid recent expansion of the mass media, it offers policymakers new opportunities to deal with acute social problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312230562
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey James is Professor of Development Economics at Tilburg University in The Netherlands.

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