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Understanding globalization : the social consequences of political, economic, and environmental change

Author: Robert K Schaeffer
Publisher: Lanham, Md. Rowman & Littlefield 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats
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A study of how political and economic changes affect people's lives in different settings around the world. It argues that globalization is not completely new, but builds on international  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert K Schaeffer
ISBN: 074251997X 9780742519978 0742519988 9780742519985
OCLC Number: 834200995
Description: XI, 379 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: Chapter One: Theories of Globalization; Chapter Two: Globalizing Production in the United States, WesternEurope, and Japan; Chapter Three: Dollar Devaluations; Chapter Four: Fighting Inflation; Chapter Five: Debt Crisis and Globalization; Chapter Six: Falling Commodity Prices; Chapter Seven: Technology, Food, and Hunger; Chapter Eight: Global Climate Change; Chapter Nine: Free Trade Agreements; Chapter Ten: The Emergence of a Global Environmental Movement; Chapter Eleven: Dictatorship and Democracy; Chapter Twelve: Division and War in Yugoslavia; Chapter Thirteen: Mafias and the Drug Trade; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Robert K. Schaeffer

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Globalization is a multifaceted phenomenon, and Robert Schaeffer's inquiry creatively and yet in detail traces both the uniformities and the diversities embedded in its dynamics.--James N. Rosenau, Read more...

 
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