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  1. Globalization

    A Reader

    Edited by Charles Lemert, Anthony Elliott, Daniel Chaffee, Eric Hsu

    Expected to become a classic in the field and the classroom standard for teachers and their students, this book offers the most comprehensive, engaging selection of classic and contemporary readings on globalization currently available. Here, for the first time in print, is the full historical...

    Published March 29th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Challenges of Globalization

    Immigration, Social Welfare, Global Governance

    Edited by Andrew Sobel

    Vigorous debates swirl around issues of globalization, as global political economic relations in a nation-state system are complex and incompletely understood phenomena. The experiences of the late 1800's and first half of the twentieth century suggest that globalization requires nurturing to...

    Published August 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Limits to Globalization

    North-South Divergence

    By William R. Thompson, Rafael Reuveny

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In the post-Cold War era, economic globalization has loomed, at least for some, as the world system's next crisis carrier, creating winners and losers and trampling on the distinctiveness of local cultures. Yet the liberal assumption is that if the market does its job, the poor will catch up to the...

    Published July 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  4. Globalization

    North-South Perspectives

    By John Glenn

    Rather than claim that there exists a common concept of globalization that all parties can agree to, this book seeks to examine some of the conceptions and the way in which they render different interpretations of particular aspects of globalization. The last two decades have witnessed an explosive...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Fair Trade

    The Challenges of Transforming Globalization

    Edited by Laura T. Raynolds, Douglas Murray, John Wilkinson

    This book explores the challenges and potential of Fair Trade, one of the world’s most dynamic efforts to enhance global social justice and environmental sustainability through market based social change. Fair Trade links food consumers and agricultural producers across the Global North/ South...

    Published May 10th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Globalization: The Key Concepts

    Edited by Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Viewed as a destructive force or an inevitability of modern society, globalization is the focus of a multitude of disciplines. A clear understanding of its processes and terminology is imperative for anyone engaging with this ubiquitous topic. Globalization: the Key Concepts offers a...

    Published February 28th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Gender, Development and Globalization

    Economics as if All People Mattered

    By Lourdes Beneria

    With Cold War politics lost as the organizing principle behind international politics, development has become the most import policy goal of every international organization. There is an underside (and a human side) to development, and feminism has made inroads into the highly technical debates and...

    Published May 23rd 2003 by Routledge