The Enigma Of Globalization: A Journey To A New Stage Of Capitalism by Robert WentThe Enigma Of Globalization: A Journey To A New Stage Of Capitalism by Robert Went

The Enigma Of Globalization: A Journey To A New Stage Of Capitalism

byRobert Went

Paperback | October 28, 2002

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Globalization is theorized in this book as an emerging new stage of capitalism. Robert Went takes us on a journey from the historical roots of globalization through to its relevance in the modern day.
The Enigma of Globalization is a timely addition to an important debate and covers such themes as:
* International trade
* Free trade and international movement of capital
* The role of the world economy
This accessible and intriguing book is a must, not only for students and academics working in the field, but will also prove an interesting read for all those with a general interest in the modern global political economy.
Robert Went is at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Title:The Enigma Of Globalization: A Journey To A New Stage Of CapitalismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:164 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 28, 2002Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415406463

ISBN - 13:9780415406468

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Table of Contents

1. Approximating Globalization
2. The Genesis and Contemporary Comeback of the Theory of Free Trade
3. The Combination of Free Trade and Free Capital Flows: Theories of Imperialism
4. The Circuit of Social Capital
5. Capitalism and Stages of Accumulation
6. Globalization: a New Stage of Capitalism

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'In either agreement or disagreement with some of the author's views, readers will find this study a very interesting one. Robert Went's book is a thought provoking piece in heterdox economies and a valuable contribution in the current debate about the merits and downsides of globalization.' - Federico Guerrero, University of Nevada, Reno, USA