Globalization And The Third World: A Study Of Negative Consequences by B. GhoshGlobalization And The Third World: A Study Of Negative Consequences by B. Ghosh

Globalization And The Third World: A Study Of Negative Consequences

EditorB. Ghosh, H. Guven

Hardcover | May 26, 2006

Pricing and Purchase Info

$151.20 online 
$182.00 list price save 16%
Earn 756 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


The impact of globalization on the world's developing economies is not conclusive: studies show conflicting conclusions to the same problems in the context of globalization in developing countries. It is this analytical inconclusiveness that is at the heart of this collection, which makes a fresh attempt to study the real impact of globalization on many critical problems in less developed countries. Essays focus on the areas of labour, capital inflow, trade, technology transfer and socio-cultural issues. The contributors focus mainly on the conflicts that globalization generates in order to gauge the plight of the poor economies, and makes a contribution in the area of the political economy of globalization.
B.N. GHOSH is currently Professor of Economics at the Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus, Turkey. He is also Director (Hon.) of the Centre of the Study of Human Development at Leeds, UK. He has written a large number of books and published extensively in refereed professional journals. He has undertaken short-term consulta...
Title:Globalization And The Third World: A Study Of Negative ConsequencesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pagesPublished:May 26, 2006Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230004679

ISBN - 13:9780230004672


Table of Contents

List of Tables * List of Figures * Notes on the Contributors * Introduction: The End of Geography and the Beginning of Conflict--B.N.Ghosh * PART ONE: CLASHES, CONFLICTS AND CONTRADICTORY DYNAMICS * The Contradictory Dynamics of Globalization--P.A.O'Hara * Globalization, Cultural Conflicts and Islamic Resurgence--M.K.Pasha * Globalization and the Clash of Civilisations--H.M.Guven * Globalization, Sub-national Governments and Urban Crises in Developing World--P.Gangopadhyay & S.Nath * PART TWO: LABOUR MARKET DISTORTIONS AND INEQUALITIES * Globalization, Labour Markets and Gender: Human Security Challenges from Cross-Borders Sourcing in Services--N.Aslanbeigui & G.Summerfield * How Does Globalization Affect Regional Inequality within a Developing Country?: Evidence from China--X.Zhang & K.H.Zhang * Flexicurity, Casualization and Informalization of Global Labour Markets--J.D.Schmidt * Race to the Bottom: The Impact of Globalization on Labour Markets: A Review of Empirical and Theoretical Evidence--O.Mehmet * PART THREE: CAPITAL, TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCE * Globalization and the Agrarian Question: Peasants Conflicts in Africa and Asia--S.Amin * Globalization, Capital Inflows and Financial Crises--B.N.Ghosh * Globalization and Incomplete Technology Transfer to Developing Countries--F.Praussello * PART FOUR: TRADE LIBERALIZATION AND UNEQUAL COMPETITION * WTO and the South: Past, Present and Future--R.K.Sen * Globalization, Trade Liberalization and Conflict: A Southern Perspective--A.K.Dutt * Globalization and Agricultural Trade: The Market Access and Food Security Dilemmas of Developing Countries--T.Anderson * Index