National Perspectives on Globalization

National Perspectives on Globalization

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This book brings together authors from eleven countries to analyze and reflect on what globalization means to them. Does it mean the same in Russia as it does in the U.S.? The same in China as in South Africa? This book provides a global dialogue on globalization and brings much-needed new more

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  • Hardback | 232 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 381.02g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2007
  • biography
  • 0230004652
  • 9780230004658

About James Petras

HARUMI BEFU Emeritus Professor in Anthropological Science, Stanford University, USA JAMES CYPHER Research Professor in Development Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico RAUL DELGADO WISE Professor and Director in Development Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico ALLA GLINCHIKOVA Professor of Political Philosophy, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia VEDI HADIZ Associate Professor of Socioolgy, National University of Singapore CYRIL OBI Programme Coordinator, Post-Conflict Transition in Africa, the State and Civil Society, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala, Sweden UTSA PATNAIK Professor of Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India LEDA MARIA PAULANI taught Economics, School of Economics, Administration and Accountability, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil MZUKISI QOBO Mellon Post-doctoral Reaserch Fellow in Political Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa FRANCISCO DE OLIVEIRA Professor of Sociology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil MAKERE STEWART-HARAWIRA Associate Professor in Indigenous Peoples Education, University of Alberta, Canada WILLIAM TABB taught Economics, Queens College and City University of New York, USA ROBERT WADE Professor of Political Economy, London School of Economics, UK YU KEPING Professor and Director, China Center for Comparative Politics and Economics, Peking University, Chinashow more

Table of contents

List of Figures and Tables Notes on Contributors Introduction; Paul Bowles & Henry Veltmeyer Financialization and Barbarism: A Perspective from Brazil; Leda Maria Paulini & Francisco de Oliveira Subordinate Economic Integration through the Labour-Export Model: A Mexican Perspective; James Cypher & Raul Delgado Wise From the Sino-West to Globalization: A Perspective from China; Yu Keping Deflationary Neoliberalism: A Perspective from India; Utsa Patnaik Neoliberalism and Predatory Capitalism: An Indonesian Perspective; Vedi Renandi Hadiz The Struggle for Resource Control in a Petro-State: A Perspective from Nigeria; Cyril Obi Global Competitive Challenges and the Paradoxes of a Balancing State: A Perspective from South Africa; Mzukisi Qobo The Challenge of National Civic Integration: A Russian Perspective; Alla Glinchikova Japanization, Asianization of the West and Creolization: A Perspective from Japan; Harumi Befu Economic Liberalism and the 'Outward Alliance' of Big Companies, Finance and the State: A Perspective from the UK; Robert Wade Globalization Means US Leadership: A Perspective from the United States; William K. Tabb A Two-Edged Sword: An Indigenous Nation Perspective; Makere Stewart-Harawira The Lexicon of Globalization: Comparative Perspectives; Paul Bowles & Henry Veltmeyer Indexshow more