Globalization and the 'New' Semi-Peripheries

Hardcover | August 15, 2009

EditorPhoebe Moore, Owen Worth

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This collection re-examines and re-assesses the role of the semi-periphery in world politics and argues that the processes of globalization have led us to widen our understanding of the semi-periphery, through a range of case studies as well as theoretical chapters.

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This collection re-examines and re-assesses the role of the semi-periphery in world politics and argues that the processes of globalization have led us to widen our understanding of the semi-periphery, through a range of case studies as well as theoretical chapters.

PHOEBE MOORE is a lecturer in International Relations at the University of Salford, UK. She has published work on Gramscis concept of passive revolution, labour struggle, and work in peer-to-peer production. Her interdisciplinary approach allows her to now read labour process theory and to write about the sociology of work in the inte...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.78 × 5.74 × 0.86 inPublished:August 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230220754

ISBN - 13:9780230220751

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Acknowledgements * Notes on the Contributors * Introduction--P.Moore &--O.Worth * PART I: THEORETICAL REFLECTIONS: GLOBALIZATION AND THE SEMI-PERIPHERY *
Whatever happened to the Semi-Periphery?--O.Worth * Halfway to Paradise? Making Sense of the Semi-Periphery--H.Radice * Globalisation, Accumulation by Dispossession and the Rise of the Semi-Periphery: Towards Global Post-Fordism and Crisis?--G.Strange * PART II: GLOBALIZATION AND CHANGE IN THE SEMI-PERIPHERY *  The South American Semi-Periphery: Brazil and Argentina--E.Vivares *  Economic Development in the East Asian (semi) Periphery--J.P.Abbott * China and India: The New Powerhouses of the Semi-Periphery--G.Downes * Upper Volta with Gas? Russia as a Semi-Peripheral State--R.Simon * Turkey in the World System and the New Orientation--P.Moore &--C.Dannreuther * PART III: NEW SEMI-PERIPHERAL DEVELOPMENTS AND POSSIBLE FUTURE *  CEE as a new Semi-Periphery: Transnational social forces and Polands transition--S.Shields * A Semi-Periphery to Global Capital: Global Governance and lines of flight for Caribbean Offshore Financial Centres--W.Vlcek * Towards a Democratic and Collectively Rational Global Commonwealth: Semi-Peripheral Transformation in a Post-Peak World- System--K.Lawrence * Semi-Peripheral Development and Global Democracy--C.Chase-Dunn & T.Boswell * Bibliography * Index