Globalization: A Threat to International Cooperation and Peace?

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Building on the impressive first edition, this new edition examines the highly topical and universally important process of globalization that has been in progress since the early 1980s. It analyzes the dynamic of economic development, social well-being, international institutions and trade policy.

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Globalization: A Threat to International Cooperation and Peace?: A Threat to International Cooperation and Peace?

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Overview

Building on the impressive first edition, this new edition examines the highly topical and universally important process of globalization that has been in progress since the early 1980s. It analyzes the dynamic of economic development, social well-being, international institutions and trade policy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230273610
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 8/30/2011
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

MICA PANIC is Emeritus Fellow of Selwyn College, University of Cambridge (UK) and formerly Visiting Professor of International Economics at the University of Milan. His non-academic appointments have included posts in UK Government Economic Service (Chief Economist at the National Economic Development Office), Bank of England (Head of External Policy Division) and the United Nations (Vice Chairman of the Committee for Development Policy, Consultant on the Economies in Transition and on Economic Reconstruction of Post-Conflict Countries), as well as a year with Ford Motor Co. His publications include books and many articles in international economics, macroeconomics, industrial economics and development economics.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Preface: Predatory v. Cooperative Globalization
Acknowledgements
PART I: CORPORATE QUEST FOR THE GLOBAL FREEDOM AND DOMINANCE
Globalization in the Age of Transnationals: the Claims and the Reality
PART II: NATURE OF THE COLLECTIVE ACTION AND SOCIAL WELLBEING
Organisation of Economic Activity at Different Levels of Development
The Origin of Economic 'Miracles': the Role of the State 
Neoliberalism v. Social Democracy: Empirical Evidence
Transnationals, Trade 'Liberalisation' and National Sovereignty
PART III: ONE SIZE NEVER FITS ALL
A New 'Bretton Woods' System?
Why Financial Regulation is Essential
(Appendix: The 2008-09 Global Financial Crisis)
Future of the European Union: the Euro and the Welfare State
Post-Conflict Reconstruction: External Assistance and Permanent Peace
Bibliography
Index

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