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Globalization and its discontents

Author: Joseph E Stiglitz
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Those seeking to understand why globalization has engendered the hostility of protesters in Seattle and Genoa will find the reasons here. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade. Particularly concerned with the plight of the developing nations, he became increasingly disillusioned as he saw the International Monetary Fund and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph E Stiglitz
ISBN: 0393324397 9780393324396
OCLC Number: 51938065
Notes: "With a new afterword"--Cover.
Description: xxii, 288 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The promise of global institutions --
Broken promises --
Freedom to choose? --
The East Asia crisis : how IMF policies brought the world to the verge of a global meltdown --
Who lost Russia? --
Unfair trade laws and other mischief --
Better roads to the market --
The IMF's other agenda --
The way ahead.
Responsibility: Joseph E. Stiglitz.

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An insider's analysis of the major institutions of globalization, this title details Joseph E. Stiglitz's disillusionment with the International Monetary Fund and other major institutions as they put  Read more...

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Whatever your opinions, you will be engaged by Stiglitz's sharp insights. A must read. --Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labor Organization"

 
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