Globalization

Globalization

by Donald J. Boudreaux
     
 

ISBN-10: 031334213X

ISBN-13: 9780313342134

Pub. Date: 12/28/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

The contemporary era of globalization demonstrates that the local and global aspects of business and government are increasingly intertwined. This volume defines and makes sense of the workings of the global economy—and how it influences businesses and individuals. Each chapter identifies common questions and issues that have gained exposure in the popular

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The contemporary era of globalization demonstrates that the local and global aspects of business and government are increasingly intertwined. This volume defines and makes sense of the workings of the global economy—and how it influences businesses and individuals. Each chapter identifies common questions and issues that have gained exposure in the popular media—such as outsourcing, the high cost of international travel, and the impact of a fast-growing China—to illustrate underlying drivers and mechanisms at work. Covering international trade, national wealth disparities (the haves vs. the have-nots), foreign investment, and geographical and cultural issues, and supported with illustrations, maps, charts, a glossary and timeline of key events,Globalization illuminates the dynamics of the global economy and informs readers of its profound impact on our daily lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313342134
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Greenwood Guides to Business and Economics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.50(d)

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