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The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization By Wayne Ellwood

The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization by Wayne Ellwood

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Sales of the first edition of The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization were over 60,000. This engaging introduction explains how different types of globalization can occur and looks at the alternatives to corporate-led globalization with a plain-speaking, independent view and supplemental diagrams, maps, charts, graphs and tinted boxes.

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The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization by Wayne Ellwood

Globalization is all around us. Every aspect of life is affected by global economics and communications. This new edition of the No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization condenses this complex world into a clear, concise commentary. Full updated throughout, it includes a new chapter on the financial meltdown and its aftermath, explaining what happens when deregulation, financial speculation and corporate cupidity are given full rein. Further analysis of the changing world order with the emergence of China and India as economic superpowers has also been included It examines the debt trap; the acceleration of neoliberalism and the 'free trade' model; competition for energy resources; the links between the 'war on terror', the arms trade, privatization and the new final civil society alternatives to corporate globalization.

The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization Reviews

"The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization provides a lucid explanatory map of our current condition. This is a concise and valuable overview of the world system, what has gone wrong with it - and the way ahead." Professor John McMurtry, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

About Wayne Ellwood

Wayne Ellwood started as an editor with New Internationalist magazine in 1977. He has written written on a wide variety of topics, most recently editing issues on free trade, privatization and transitional justice. He worked as an associate producer with the BBC television series, Global Report, and has also edited the reference book, The A to Z of World Development.

Table of Contents

1 Globalization then and now 2 The Bretton Woods Trio 3 Debt and structural adjustment 4 The corporate century 5 Global casino 6 Poverty, the environment and the market 7 The financial meltdown 8 Redesigning the global economy

Additional information

GOR010895667
9781906523473
1906523479
The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalization by Wayne Ellwood
Used - Like New
Paperback
New Internationalist Publications Ltd
2011-01-01
144
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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