Sustainable Development In A Globalized World: Studies in Development, Security and Culture

Hardcover | January 15, 2008

EditorBjörn Hettne, Bjorn

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This book offers a highly original approach to the analysis of globalization and global governance. Focusing on important global issues such as development, peace and scurity, the international authors present a true multicultural perspective on the impact of globalization on development and peace.

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This book offers a highly original approach to the analysis of globalization and global governance. Focusing on important global issues such as development, peace and scurity, the international authors present a true multicultural perspective on the impact of globalization on development and peace.

BJÖRN HETTNE is Professor Emeritus, School of Global studies, Goteborg University, Sweden.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:January 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551270

ISBN - 13:9780230551275

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Table of Contents

Preface--D. Brändström and F. Lundmark * Introducing the Framework: Development, Security, and Culture--B. Hettne * Development Discourses in History--B. Hettne * The Precarious Sustainability of Democracy in Latin America--O. Sunkel * Towards a New School of Thought on Development in South Asia--P. Wignaraja * Child Malnutrition. From the Global Protein Crisis to a Violation of Human Rights--U. Jonsson * Culture and Human Rights: It is the "How" and not the "Why" and "What"--T. Obaid * Words as Moral Badges: A Flow of Buzzwords in Development Aid--G. Dahl * Civil Society, Faith-Based Organisations, and Development in the Arab World--S. Eddin Ibrahim * The Cultural Dimension of Gender in Education--P. Mlama * Environmental Load Displacement in World History--A. Hornborg * Reinventing Europe. A Cosmopolitan Vision--U. Beck * Islam and Cosmopolitanism--J. Nederveen Pieterse * Place and Voice in the Global Age--E. Rodriguez Larreta