Debating Globalization / Edition 1

Debating Globalization / Edition 1

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by Anthony Barnett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745635253

ISBN-13: 9780745635255

Pub. Date: 10/28/2005

Publisher: Wiley

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

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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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ISBN-13:
9780745635255
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.65(d)

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors.

Preface by Anthony Barnett and Casper Henderson.

Acknowledgements.

Introduction by Anthony Barnett and Caspar Henderson.

1. Globalization: The Dangers and the Answers.

David Held.

2. The Case for Optimism.

Martin Wolf.

3. Delusions of Internationalism.

Roger Scruton.

4. The Limits to Globalization.

Grahame Thompson.

· 5. The Far Side of Globalization.

David Mepham.

6. Social Democracy as World Panacea.

Meghnad Desai.

7. The Test of Practice.

Maria Livanos Cattaui.

8. Top Down or Bottom Up.

· Patrick Bond.

9. Globalization Reality Check.

John Elkington.

10. Three Modes of Order.

Takashi Inoguchi.

11. Globalization.

Narcis Serra.

12. Global Governance.

Anne-Marie Slaughter & Thomas N. Hale.

13. America, the UN and the World.

Kofi Annan.

14. What are the Dangers and the Answers?.

David Held.

Appendix A.

The Barcelona Development Agency.

Appendix B.

The New Human Security Doctrine.

Mary Kaldor & Marlies Glasius.

Notes.

Index

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Debating Globalization 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Se<_>x is how we came to be. How our species and many more are still alive. Needless to say, se<_>x is technically a worldly necessity. However, many people are addicted and do very strange things that have to do with se<_>x that disturb me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't think it is inherently bad. I mean, it is, unfortunately, our method of reproduction. No sex would mean no humans. But, it ia bad in certain situations. Rape is bad. Also, having sex when you are too young to know better. If you can't afford a baby and you still take the risk of getting pregnant, that's bad as well.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It depends i mean if you adicted yes but its whay made you
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
o.e I wasn't asking that like a little kid. I have my own views on sex. I was simply opening up a debate page. Just to get that clear.<br>Sex isn't bad; it's used wrong. I crack up at people who are strongly pushing the whole "sex is bad, stop sex" opinion. YOU SEEM TO ENJOY IT, SEEING AS IT WAS HOW YOU GOT HERE. Man. Newbs. o.o