Challenges of Globalization: Immigration, Social Welfare, Global Governance

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  • Copyright: 2009-09-29
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Featuring contributions by experts from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds including economics, political science and law, this edited volume offers a timely examination of the complexities surrounding modern globalization.

Author Biography

Andrew C. Sobel is a member of the Department of Political Science, a Resident Fellow in the Center in Political Economy, and on the Board of Directors of the Center for the New Institutional Social Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the author of three books and specializes in the politics of international finance with a focus upon domestic explanations of international behaviour.

Table of Contents

List of figures and tablesp. vii
Notes on contributorsp. ix
Opportunities and Challengesp. 1
Sustainable labor migration policies in a globalizing worldp. 18
The last bastions of state sovereignty: immigration and nationality go globalp. 43
The era of free migration: lessons for todayp. 58
Cultural communities in a global labor market: immigration restrictions as residential segregationp. 78
Economics versus identity: Mass and elite attitudes toward trade, migration, and outsourcingp. 100
Globalization and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbeanp. 127
Capital mobility and state social welfare provisions in the late 1800sp. 154
Global governance redefinedp. 174
Indexp. 199
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