Globalization, Competitiveness and Human Security

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This collection explores the connections between globalization, competitiveness and human security and their relevance for development studies. These issues, amongst others, are also explored in a number of case studies taken from Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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Overview

This collection explores the connections between globalization, competitiveness and human security and their relevance for development studies. These issues, amongst others, are also explored in a number of case studies taken from Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

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Contains 11 contributions examining the connections between globalization, competitiveness, and human security, and their relevance for development studies. The studies first appeared in a special issue of , v.9, no.1, June 1997. Lacks an index. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780714643922
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/30/1997
  • Series: Development Studies Series
  • Pages: 252
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Globalisation, Competitiveness and Human Security 1
Globalisation, Competitiveness and Human Security: Challenges for Development Policy and Institutional Change 7
Globalisation and Regional Integration 38
Development, Security and World Order: A Regionalist Approach 83
Globalisation: The Last Sky 107
Equity and Growth Revisited: A Supply-Side Approach to Social Development 128
The Decentralisation Discourse: Post-Fordist Paradigm or Neo-liberal Cul-de-Sac? 150
Opportunities and Insecurities: Globalisation, Localities and the Struggle for Urban Land in Manila 167
Institutional Contradictions in Rural Development 183
Against all Odds: Coping with Regress in Kinshasa, Zaire 209
Recuperation in the Peruvian Andes 231
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