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The global trap : globalization and the assault on prosperity and democracy

Author: Hans-Peter Martin; Harald Schumann
Publisher: Australia : Pluto Press ; London : Zed Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores and critiques the consequences of globalization for both democratic institutions and jobs.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Peter Martin; Harald Schumann
ISBN: 1856495302 9781856495301 1856495299 9781856495295
OCLC Number: 38314569
Notes: Translated from the German.
Description: x, 269 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The 20:80 society - world shapers toward a new civilization2. Everything is everywhere - the force of globalization and global fragmentation3. Limited liability dictatorship - playing billiards on the world's financial markets4. The law of the wolves - the borderless jobs crisis and the new transnationals5. Comfortable lies - the myths of location and global justice6. Save yourself if you can, only, who can? - the disappearence of the middle class and the rise of radical seducers7. Culprit or victim? - the poor global player and the comfortable return of coercion8. To whom does the state belong? - the decline of politics and the future of national sovereignty9. The end of aimlessness - escaping the dead end street10. 20 ideas against the 20:80 society.
Other Titles: Globalisierungsfalle.
Responsibility: Hans-Peter Martin and Harald Schumann ; translated by Patrick Camiller.

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'Excellent. A very powerful text.'Barbaara Pyle, Executive Producer, CNN

 
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