The Political Economy of Globalization

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The Political Economy of Globalization focuses on the issues arising from a political economy perspective on globalization and development, with an emphasis on such issues as erosion of national sovereignty, the implications of globalization for class relations and development, gender equity, increasing tensions between North and South, and changes in the roles of international institutions, labor organizations, nation-states, and non-governmental organizations. This edited volume will provide valuable insights ...
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Overview

The Political Economy of Globalization focuses on the issues arising from a political economy perspective on globalization and development, with an emphasis on such issues as erosion of national sovereignty, the implications of globalization for class relations and development, gender equity, increasing tensions between North and South, and changes in the roles of international institutions, labor organizations, nation-states, and non-governmental organizations. This edited volume will provide valuable insights and important background analysis for scholars working in the field of globalization as well as senior undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of curricula, including economics, development studies, political science, international relations and international business.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461378280
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 10/28/2012
  • Series: Recent Economic Thought Series , #55
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Political Economy of Globalization: An Introduction; F. Adams, S. Dev Gupta. I: Globalization and National Sovereignty. 2. Globalization: The Game, the Players and the Rules; D. Nayyar. 3. Globalization: The Epochal Imperatives and Developmental Tendencies; C. Bina. 4. The Limits of Globalization: An Assessment of the Extent and Consequences of the Mobility of Productive Capital; T. Koechlin. II: Industrialized Nations of the North. 5. The 'Globalization' of Trade: What's Changed and Why? B.V. Yarbrough, R.M. Yarbrough. 6. Limits of Convergence and Globalization; B. Unger. 7. Does Trade with the South Disadvantage Unskilled Workers in the North? S.M. Murshed. 8. The Influence of International Trade on Union Firm Hiring and Worker Union Choice; D.W. Adamson, M.D. Partridge. III: Developing Nations of the South. 9. Uruguay Round Reforms and the Developing World; F. Adams. 10. Structural Adjustment and Civil Society in Contemporary Africa; S.J. MacLean, T.M. Shaw. 11. Women Workers in the Global Factory: Impact of Gender Power Asymmetries; S. Choudhry. IV: Promoting Growth with Equity. 12. Technological Change and International Economic Institutions; S. Ostry. 13. Debt Management and Structural Adjustment: Neglected Issues; K. Raffer. 14. NAFTA and Labor: A Global Strategy for the Global Economy; E. Hossein-zadeh. 15. Globalization and Development: Facing the Challenges; B. Lévy. Index.
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