Understanding Globalization: The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change / Edition 3

Understanding Globalization: The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change / Edition 3

by Robert K. Schaeffer
     
 

Schaeffer (sociology, Kansas State U.) describes some of the important process of globalization and some of the important global problems that have recently swept across the economic, environmental, and political landscape with particular attention to the different and sometimes unexpected consequences of change for people living in their path. No dates are noted for… See more details below

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Schaeffer (sociology, Kansas State U.) describes some of the important process of globalization and some of the important global problems that have recently swept across the economic, environmental, and political landscape with particular attention to the different and sometimes unexpected consequences of change for people living in their path. No dates are noted for earlier editions. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742541665
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

1Globalizing production in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan1
2Dollar devaluations35
3Fighting inflation61
4Debt crisis and globalization79
5Debt and taxes103
6Dictatorship and democracy123
7Falling commodity prices157
8The rise of China193
Collateral damage : the causes and consequences of 9/11221
9The legacy of partition in India and Pakistan : 1947-1948223
10Partition in Palestine : 1948235
11Revolution and war in Iran and Iraq : 1978-1980255
12Revolution and war in Afghanistan271
13The aftermath of 9/11281
14Global climate change293

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