Debating Globalization / Edition 1by Anthony Barnett, David Held, Casper Henderson
Pub. Date: 10/24/2005
Debating Globalization is a short, accessible introduction to the debate about globalization written by many of the most prominent figures in the field. Published by Polity in association with openDemocracy, the book is notable not just for focusing on the pressing difficulties facing our world, but also on solutions. Rich and positive suggestions are made for
Debating Globalization is a short, accessible introduction to the debate about globalization written by many of the most prominent figures in the field. Published by Polity in association with openDemocracy, the book is notable not just for focusing on the pressing difficulties facing our world, but also on solutions. Rich and positive suggestions are made for reshaping globalization into a force that will work for humans everywhere.
In an extended analysis, David Held provides a robust critique of the present order and sets out his alternative vision. Building on arguments he made in Global Covenant, he calls for a new global political agenda, informed by social democratic political values. His analysis has been criticized by leading figures and their responses follow in this book. There are chapters by, among others, Martin Wolf, Roger Scruton, Grahame Thompson, David Mepham, Meghnad Desai, Maria Livanos Cattaui, Patrick Bond, Benjamin Barber, John Elkington, Takashi Inoguchi, Narcis Serra, and Anne-Marie Slaughter and Thomas N. Hale. The volume ends with David Held's reply to his critics.
The book provides a fascinating introduction to the debate about globalization today.
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Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors.
Preface by Anthony Barnett and Casper Henderson.
Introduction by Anthony Barnett and Caspar Henderson.
1. Globalization: The Dangers and the Answers.
2. The Case for Optimism.
3. Delusions of Internationalism.
4. The Limits to Globalization.
· 5. The Far Side of Globalization.
6. Social Democracy as World Panacea.
7. The Test of Practice.
Maria Livanos Cattaui.
8. Top Down or Bottom Up.
· Patrick Bond.
9. Globalization Reality Check.
10. Three Modes of Order.
12. Global Governance.
Anne-Marie Slaughter & Thomas N. Hale.
13. America, the UN and the World.
14. What are the Dangers and the Answers?.
The Barcelona Development Agency.
The New Human Security Doctrine.
Mary Kaldor & Marlies Glasius.
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