Regional Perspectives on Globalization 2007

Regional Perspectives on Globalization 2007

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The authors provide new perspectives on how we should think about globalization, its impacts and forms of resistance and response. Twelve regional chapters, encompassing all of the major regions of the world, provide a global dialogue and reveal the varied meanings and effects of more

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  • Hardback | 221 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 18mm | 399.17g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2007
  • biography
  • 0230004660
  • 9780230004665

About James Petras

CARLOS G. AGUILAR Facilitator of the Grupo de Agricultura y Comercio de la Alianza Social Continental (Agriculture and Trade Group of the Hemispheric Social Alliance) (ASC) GALAL AMIN Professor of Economics, The American University in Cairo, Egypt ANDREAS ANTONIADES Tutorial Fellow in International Relations and Visiting Fellow, Centre for International Studies, London School of Economics, UK WALDEN BELLO Professor of Sociology, University of the Philippines WIM DIERCKXSENS Researcher, Department of Ecumenical Research, Costa Rica, and Director for Latin America of the World Forum for Alternatives (WFA) ERIC HELLEINER CIGI Chair in International Governance and Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Waterloo, Canada NASREEN KHUNDKER Professor of Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh MARY KINYANJUI Senior Research Fellow and Economic Geographer, University of Nairobi, Kenya JACEK KOCHANOWICZ Professor of Economic History, Warsaw University and Professor of History, Central European University, Budapest KEHINDE OLAYODE Lecturer in the Department of International Relations, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria AMADU SESAY Professor of Social and Political Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, and Visiting Professor at the Centre for Black African Studies, University of Bordeaux, France LISA THOMPSON Director on Research in Southern African studies, School of Government, University of the Western Cape, South Africa PAULO VIZENTINI Professor of International Relations, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazilshow more

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.Veltmeyershow more