Global Futures: Shaping Globalization

Global Futures: Shaping Globalization

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by Jan Nederveen Pieterse
     
 

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This book rejects a fatalistic stance in the face of the problems that accelerating globalization is throwing up. The contributors argue that humanity must seek to shape globalization. In a sequence of tightly argued essays, they suggest a variety of innovative perspectives, changes, policies, and institutional reforms that we ought to strive for in our increasingly… See more details below

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This book rejects a fatalistic stance in the face of the problems that accelerating globalization is throwing up. The contributors argue that humanity must seek to shape globalization. In a sequence of tightly argued essays, they suggest a variety of innovative perspectives, changes, policies, and institutional reforms that we ought to strive for in our increasingly inter-connected world. The exciting range of topics discussed include global governance and democratization; international finance and reform of the world economy; Third World development; the environment; the position of women; poverty and social exclusion; technology and culture; and the future shape of urban growth.

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ISBN-13:
9781856498012
Publisher:
Zed Books
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.85(d)

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