The Coming of Globalization: Its Evolution And Contemporary Consequences by R. LanghorneThe Coming of Globalization: Its Evolution And Contemporary Consequences by R. Langhorne

The Coming of Globalization: Its Evolution And Contemporary Consequences

byR. Langhorne

Paperback | March 27, 2001

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The Coming of Globalization provides the basic context for understanding what globalization means for human society in the contemporary world. It first describes the underlying processes which have led to economic, political and cultural globalization and then sets out the present stage in the evolution of these processes in three vital areas: global capitalism and global markets; the changing relationship between national governments and their peoples; and the conduct of global international relationships. The author concludes by discussing some likely outcomes, both good and bad.
RICHARD LANGHORNE is Professor of Political Science and founding Director of the Center for Global Change and Governance at Rutgers University at Newark, New Jersey. He was previously Director and Chief Executive of Wilton Park, British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. He is co-author, with Keith Hamilton, ofThe Practice of Diplomacy: ...
Title:The Coming of Globalization: Its Evolution And Contemporary ConsequencesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:155 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:8.5 × 5.51 × 0.4 inPublished:March 27, 2001Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0333947185

ISBN - 13:9780333947180


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Preface Introduction: The Origins and Significance of Globalization PART I: SOCIETIES, GOVERNMENTS AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY Global Capitalism, Global Markets, Governments and Global Entities, Private and Public Governance and People PART II: THE MECHANISMS OF GLOBAL RELATIONSHIPS States Inter-state and Private Organizations New Areas of Activity without Organizations Changing Pattern of Warfare Attempts to Secure Peace Conclusion Further Reading Index