Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics

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Overview

The evidence presented in Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics suggests that globalization is creating sharper, more urgent problems for states and international institutions to deal with. Yet at the same time, investigations into core areas of world politics suggest that growing inequality is reducing the capacity of governments and existing international organizations to manage these problems effectively. The areas surveyed include: international order, international law, welfare and social policy, global justice, regionalism and multilateralism, environmental protection, gender equality, military power, and security.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198295679
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 6/10/1999
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Nuffield College, Oxford

University College, Oxford

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
List of Figures
List of Tables
Introduction 1
1 Order, Globalization, and Inequality in World Politics 8
2 Globalization, Regionalization, and Inequality 36
3 Sovereignty and Inequality 66
4 Gender Inequality and International Human Rights Law 95
5 Resources, Environmental Degradation, and Inequality 122
6 Globalization, Liberalization, and Inequality: Expectations and Experience 150
7 Justice and Inequality 187
8 Social Policy in a Global Context 211
9 Security and Inequality 248
Notes 273
Suggested Further Reading 331
Index 335
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