The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization [NOOK Book]

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Globalization is all around us. From the richest country to the poorest, every aspect of life is affected by global economics and communications. We all benefit...or do we?

This No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization distills the arguments into a clear, concise commentary. It examines the debt trap, the acceleration of neo-liberalism and the “free trade” model, competition for energy resources, and the links between the war on terror, the arms trade, and privatization. It looks at ...

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Overview

Globalization is all around us. From the richest country to the poorest, every aspect of life is affected by global economics and communications. We all benefit...or do we?

This No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization distills the arguments into a clear, concise commentary. It examines the debt trap, the acceleration of neo-liberalism and the “free trade” model, competition for energy resources, and the links between the war on terror, the arms trade, and privatization. It looks at civil society alternatives to corporate globalization and the latest trade justice initiatives.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906523558
  • Publisher: New Internationalist
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Series: No-Nonsense Guides
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 399,564
  • File size: 402 KB

Meet the Author

Wayne Ellwood started as an editor with New Internationalist magazine in 1977. He has written written on a wide variety of topics, most recently editing issues on free trade, privatization and transitional justice. He worked as an associate producer with the BBC television series, Global Report, and has also edited the reference book, The A to Z of World Development.
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