Globalization and the Challenges of a New Century: A Reader / Edition 1

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Overview

"If you want to catch up on some of the best articles written about globalisation since the topic became fashionable several years ago, this reader is the place to start." —The Economist

A blue ribbon collection of major articles and position papers on the concept of globalization. By bringing together a number of major thinkers and different perspectives, this book provides a broad introduction to the topic and lays the groundwork for an interdisciplinary collaborative dialogue. Contributors include Kofi Annan, Benjamin Barber, Francis Fukuyama, Samuel Huntington, Robert Kaplan, Paul Kennedy, Walter Lacqueur, Bill McKibben, Lester Thurow, and Jeffrey Sachs.

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If you want to catch up on some of the best articles written about globalization since the topic became fashionable several years ago, this reader is the place to start.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780253213556
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 520
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.17 (h) x 1.31 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

1. Global Order and Disorder: Speculations
Samuel Huntington: The Clash of civilizations
Benjamin Barber: Jihad vs. McWorld
Robert Kaplan: The Coming Anarchy

2. Global Order and Disorder: Rejoinders
Faoud Ajami: The Summoning
Eisuke Sakakibara: The End of Progressivism
John Bowen: The Myth of Global Ethnic Conflict

3. Redrawing the Map? The New Nature of National Borders
Kenichi Ohmae: The Rise of the Region State
Janet Ceglowski: Has Globalization Created a Borderless World:
Ann-Marie Slaughter: The Real New World Order

4. Conflict and Security in a New World Order
Kofi Annan: The Politics of Globalization
Michael Klare: Redefining Security: The New Global Schisms
David Keen: Organized Chaos: Not the New world We Ordered
Walter Laqueur: Postmodern Terrorism

5. Globalization and the Evolution of Democracy
Francis Fukuyama: The End of History
Fareed Zakaria: The Rise of Illiberal Democracy
Robert Kaplan: Was Democracy Just a Moment?

6. The New Global Economy
Jeffrey Sachs: International Economics: Unlocking the Mysteries of Globalization
Dani Rodrik: Sense and Nonsense in the Globalization Debate
Roger Altman: The Nuke of the 90s
Lester Thurow: New Rules: The American Economy in the Next Century
Aihwa Ong: The Gender and Labor Politics of Postmodernity
Tupac Amaru Revolutionary Movement: Neo-Liberalism and Globalization

7. Doing Business in the Information Age
Thomas Malone and Robert Laubacher: The Dawn of the E-Lance Economy
Stephen Kobrin: Electronic and the End of National Markets
Gurchuran Das: Local Memoirs of a Global Manager

8. Forecasting the Future: Innovations, Technology, Winners, and Losers
Paul Kennedy: Preparing for the 21st Century: Winners and Losers
William E. Halal, Michael D. Kull and Ann Leffmann: Emerging Technologies: What’s Ahead for 2001-2030

9. ‘Think Global, Act Local’: The Environment
Thomas and Tamara Belt: Growth and the Environment: Allies or Foes?
Bill McKibben: A Special Moment in History
Eugen Linden: The Exploding Cities of the Developing World

10. An Emerging Global Culture?
Peter Berger: Four Faces of Global Culture
Madeleine Drohan and Alan Freeman: Winning the Language Wars: English as a Global Language
Joshua Fishman: The New Linguistic Order
David Rothkopf: In Praise of Cultural Imperialism
The Economist: Culture Wars

11. Resource Bibliography (by Robert Goehlert and Anthony Stamatoplos)

Index

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