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The handbook of globalisation

Author: Jonathan Michie
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The concerns of this handbook are twofold; firstly, to redefine the concept of globalization and dispel the haze that surrounds it by a systematic and thorough examination of the debate; secondly, to push out the frontiers of current critical thinking on the role and impact of globalization, on the winners and losers in the process, and on the implications for society, the economy and governance offering a genuinely  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Michie
ISBN: 9781849803694 1849803692 9781849803762 1849803765 9780857931443 085793144X
OCLC Number: 659245235
Description: xi, 569 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Globalisation : introduction and overview / Jonathan Michie --
Globalisation in question? The future of globalisation / Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson --
Financial globalization? History, conditions and prospects / Grahame Thompson --
The scope and implications of globalisation / Jonathan Perraton --
Measures of globalisation and their misinterpretation / Bob Sutclliffe and Andrew Glyn --
Analysing the global economy. Innovation and globalisation ; a systems of innovation perspective / Jeremy Howells --
The international debt crisis / Gary Dymski --
National inequality in the era of globalisation : what do recent data tell us? / José Gabriel Palma --
Transnational corporations. The role of transnational corporations in the globalisation process / Grazia Ietto-Gillies --
The role and control of multinational corporations in the world economy / Gerald Epstein --
Foreign direct investment and development from a gender perspective / Elissa Braunstein --
Labour standard. The minimum wage in a global context / Peter Brosnan --
Globalisation, labour standards and economic development / Ajit Singh and Ann Zammit --
Global labor standards : their impact and implementation / James Heintz --
Europe and North America. Productivity and competition from a global point of view / Joseph Plasmans --
European integration and the 'euro project' / Philip Arestis and Malcolm Sawyer --
The North American Free Trade Agreement : context, structure and performance / Jim Stanford --
The low road to competitive failure : immigrant labour and emigrant jobs in the US / Charles Craypo and Frank Wilkinson --
Governance. Governance in a globalised world / Richard Woodward --
Global governance / Mathias Koenig-Archibugi --
The political economy of the third way : the relationship between globalisation and national economic policy / Simon Lee --
International economic institutions. The WTO and its GATS / Scott Sinclair --
The international monetary fund and the World Bank / John Toye --
A new 'Bretton Woods' system? / Mića Panić --
Policy implications and responses. Kicking away the ladder : globalisation and economic development in historical perspective / Ha-Joon Chang --
Time to replace globalisation with localisation / Collin Hines --
Free trade or social tariffs? George DeMartino --
Global inequality and the global financial crises : the new transmission and mechanism / Photis Lysandrou --
The great crash of 2008 and the reform of economics / Geoffrey M. Hodgson.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Michie.
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