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    Regional Perspectives on Globalization (International Political Economy (Hardcover)) (Hardback) Edited by Paul Bowles, Edited by Henry Veltmeyer, Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Edited by Noela Invernizzi, Edited by Kwong-leung Tang

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    DescriptionIn this book twelve regional chapters, encompassing all of the major regions of the world, provide a global dialogue on globalization. The authors provide much-needed new perspectives on how we should think about globalization, its impacts and forms of resistance and response. By grounding their analyses in the experience of particular regions the chapters reveal the varied meanings and effects of globalization.

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    Regional Perspectives on Globalization
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Paul Bowles, Edited by Henry Veltmeyer, Edited by Scarlett Cornelissen, Edited by Noela Invernizzi, Edited by Kwong-leung Tang
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 236
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    ISBN 13: 9780230004665
    ISBN 10: 0230004660

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    black & white illustrations
    Palgrave MacMillan
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    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    10 July 2007
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    Author Information
    PAUL BOWLES is Professor of Economics and International Studies, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada. He is also affiliated with universities in Australia, China and Mexico. He has published in the areas of globalization, regionalism, development and the political economy of China's reforms. HENRY VELTMEYER is Professor of International Development Studies, Universidad Autonoma de Zacatecas, Mexico, and St. Mary's University, Canada. Recent publications, coauthored with James Petras, include Unmasking Globalization, System in Crisis and Social Movements and State Power: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador. SCARLETT CORNELISSEN is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. She has published on aspects related to cities as major emergent actors in the international economy, global tourism and the political economy of sport mega-events. NOELA INVERNIZZI is Professor at the Development Studies Program, University of Zacatecas, Mexico. She is author of Flexible and Disciplined: Brazilian Workers after Industrial Restructuring, and she is co-editor with G. Foladori of Disruptive Nanotechnologies. KWONG-LEUNG TANG is Chair and Professor of Social Work at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He is author of, inter alia, Social Welfare Development in East Asia, and editor of Social Development in Asia.
    Table of contents
    Introduction; P.Bowles & H.Veltmeyer A Rhetorical Weapon? A North American Perspective; E.Helleiner The Neoliberal Project: A Perspective from Central America and the Caribbean; W.Dierckxsens & C.G.Aguilar The Crisis of Neoliberal Globalization: A Perspective from South America; P.Vizentini Negotiating the Possible: A Perspective from Western Europe; A.Antoniades Globalization in Disguise: A Perspective from Central Europe; J.Kochanowicz Cultural Encounters of the Uneven Kind: A Perspective from the Arab World; G.Amin A Force for Integration or Marginalization? A Perspective from West Africa; A.Sesay & K.Olayode The Contradiction between Globalization and Development: A Perspective from Southern Africa; L.Thompson Super-Imperialism: A Perspective from East Africa; M.Kinyanjui Enforced Globalization and the Neoliberal Path to Development: A Perspective from South Asia; N.Khundker A Rollercoaster Ride: A Perspective from Southeast Asia; W.Bello From Benign Force to Contested Terrain: A Perspective from East Asia; K.Tang The Lexicon of Globalization: Comparative Regional Perspectives; P.Bowles & H.Veltmeyer