Regional Perspectives On Globalization by J. Petras

Regional Perspectives On Globalization

EditorJ. Petras

Hardcover | April 27, 2007

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In 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.

About The Author

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...

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Title:Regional Perspectives On GlobalizationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:221 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:April 27, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230004660

ISBN - 13:9780230004665

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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