Understanding Globalization: The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change / Edition 4

Understanding Globalization: The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change / Edition 4

by Robert K. Schaeffer
     
 

This book examines the globalization of production and its impact on work and gender relations, the impact of technology on workers around the world, the economic problems associated with debt crisis, the political opportunities associated with democratization, the impact of global warming, the reasons behind China's rise as an economic superpower, and the problems

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This book examines the globalization of production and its impact on work and gender relations, the impact of technology on workers around the world, the economic problems associated with debt crisis, the political opportunities associated with democratization, the impact of global warming, the reasons behind China's rise as an economic superpower, and the problems in countries across the Middle East that culminated in the attacks of 9/11.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742561809
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/16/2009
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
680,140
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Globalizing Production in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan
Chapter 2 Dollar Devaluations
Chapter 3 Fighting Inflation
Chapter 4 Debt Crisis and Globalization
Chapter 5 An Age of Migrations
Chapter 6 Dictatorship and Democracy
Chapter 7 The Rise of China
Chapter 8 Collateral Damage: The Causes and Consequences of 9/11
Chapter 9 The Legacy of Partition in India and Pakistan: 1947–1948
Chapter 10 Partition in Palestine: 1948
Chapter 11 Revolution and War in Iran and Iraq: 1978–1980
Chapter 12 Revolution and War in Afghanistan
Chapter 13 The Aftermath of 9/11
Chapter 14 Global Climate Change

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