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This book presents a clear and balanced perspective of the dangers and possibilities inherent in the unfolding process known as globalization from both proponents' and opponents' points-of-view. Globalization in the Twenty-First Century, Economic Globalization, Multinational Corporations, Transnationalization of the State And System, Globalization and the Environment, and Cultural Globalization. For anyone who wants an accessible, unbiased presentation of globalization.
Table of Contents
|The Struggle to Understand Globalization in the Twenty-first Century||p. 1|
|Globalism and Globalization||p. 2|
|Whither Globalization?||p. 6|
|Globalization as a New World Shangri-la||p. 6|
|Globalization and a Brave New World Reprised||p. 9|
|Plan of the Book||p. 11|
|Untangling Globalization||p. 17|
|Economic Globalization||p. 19|
|Political Globalization||p. 21|
|Cultural Globalization||p. 23|
|The Multidimensionality of Globalization||p. 24|
|Economic Globalization: Market Integration||p. 29|
|Introduction: The Logic of Global Economic Engagement||p. 29|
|Reality Check: Integration in Finance and Trade||p. 31|
|Debunking the Myths: Exclusion from the Club||p. 33|
|Conclusion: Incomplete Integration||p. 36|
|Economic Globalization: Growth, Development, Promise, and Anxiety||p. 41|
|Introduction: The Neoliberal Promise and Hope||p. 41|
|Reality Check: Development, Growth, and Poverty Reduction||p. 42|
|Debunking the Myths: Why the Neoliberal Model Fails Poor States||p. 45|
|Conclusion: Making Globalization Work for All||p. 51|
|The Political Challenges of Globalization||p. 56|
|Introduction: Great Expectations or False Hopes?||p. 56|
|Reality Check: Marginalization, Fragmentation, Disintegration||p. 57|
|Debunking the Myths: Self-Empowerment and NGOs||p. 60|
|Conclusion: "Fragmengration"||p. 66|
|Political Globalization: Sovereignty Under Siege?||p. 71|
|Introduction: Globalization and State Sovereignty||p. 71|
|Reality Check: Economic Sovereignty Redefined||p. 72|
|Debunking the Myths: The Age of Micro- and Macro-Governments||p. 75|
|Conclusion: The Future of the Nation-State||p. 80|
|Cultural Globalization: Homogenization, Harmony, Resistance, and Discord||p. 86|
|Introduction: The Backlash Against Cultural Globalization||p. 86|
|Reality Check: The Americanization of the Globe?||p. 92|
|Debunking the Myths: The Globalization of America||p. 93|
|Conclusion: The Evolution of Global Culture, the "Glocal"||p. 96|
|Globalization and the Environment||p. 102|
|Introduction: Race to the Bottom||p. 102|
|Reality Check: Over-Exaggeration||p. 104|
|Debunking the Myths: Global Partner||p. 109|
|Conclusion: Sustainable Development via the Environment Meets Globalization||p. 113|
|Globalization for All?||p. 120|
|Globalization's Bleak Future Prospects||p. 120|
|Globalization's Hope: Confronting Poverty and Political Indifference||p. 124|
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