Globalization and Development : A Latin American and Caribbean Perspective

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“...this volume is one of the most useful and incisive texts currently available on Latin america and the global economy, offering an analysis that stands up to and advances the high standards set by ECLAC over the last 50 years.”—International Affairs
“José Antonio Ocampo and his colleagues at ECLAC have long been ahead of the curve with their prescient analyses of its impact in Latin America. This book offers a valuable road map for rendering globalization ...
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Overview


“...this volume is one of the most useful and incisive texts currently available on Latin america and the global economy, offering an analysis that stands up to and advances the high standards set by ECLAC over the last 50 years.”—International Affairs
“José Antonio Ocampo and his colleagues at ECLAC have long been ahead of the curve with their prescient analyses of its impact in Latin America. This book offers a valuable road map for rendering globalization development-friendly.” —Dani Rodrik,John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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“...this volume is one of the most useful and incisive texts currently available on Latin america and the global economy, offering an analysis that stands up to and advances the high standards set by ECLAC over the last 50 years.”—International Affairs

"José Antonio Ocampo and his colleagues at ECLAC have long been ahead of the curve with their prescient analyses of its impact in Latin America. This book offers a valuable road map for rendering globalization development-friendly." —Dani Rodrik,John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

"ECLAC has provided an informed and highly challenging analysis of globalization and development. This volume offers cogent historical comparisons, details of recent trends, critical assesment of current global asymmetries and, most important, a positive agenda for change. ECLAC has produced the most constructive account of its subject currently available. Prebisch would be proud." —Gerry K. Helleiner,Distinguished Research Fellow, Munk Center for International Studies, University of Toronto

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804749565
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Series: Latin American Development Forum Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


José Antonio Ocampo is Executive Secretary of ECLAC. Juan Martin is Special Advisor to the Executive Secretary of ECLAC.
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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Globalization: A Historical, Multidimensional Perspective 1
2 International Trade and the New Global Production Structure 17
3 The International Mobility of Capital and Labor 63
4 Inequalities and Asymmetries in the Global Order 99
5 An Agenda for the Global Era 129
References 179
Index 201
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