Globalization and Insecurity: Political,Economic and Physical Challenges

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Nine experts examine the threats to security—physical, political, and economic—and specific aspects of globalization and social responses to these challenges. The revealing essays examine globalization and politics, the environment, conflict, finance, manufacturing, armaments, labor, and social security.

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Overview

Nine experts examine the threats to security—physical, political, and economic—and specific aspects of globalization and social responses to these challenges. The revealing essays examine globalization and politics, the environment, conflict, finance, manufacturing, armaments, labor, and social security.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333963548
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Barbara Harris-White is Professor of Development Studies, Oxford University, and Governing Body Fellow, Wolfson, College, Oxford.

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Table of Contents

Globalisation, Insecurities and Responses: An Introductory Essay—Barbara Harriss-White
• Economic Globalism and Political Universalism: Conflicting Issues?—Samir Amin
• Global Capitalism and National Politics—Colin Leys
• Globalisation and Sustainability—Wolfgang Sachs
• The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes between States and the Problem of Globalisation—Ian Brownlie
• The Security of International Finance—Valpy Fitzgerald
• Global Business in Search of Security—John Kay
• Globalisation and the Means of Destruction: Physical Security and Weapons at the Turn of the Millenium—Susan Willett
• Labour in the Age of Globalisation—Robin Cohen
• The Sustainability of Welfare States: Reshaping Social Protection—Gosta Esping-Anderson

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