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The Changing Face of Globalization

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Dezember 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Evaluating the impact of globalization on issues like altruism, empowerment of women, crime and violence, culture, area studies, economy and production, and the sociology of humanity, this book makes the ethical and moral aspects of globalization its main concerns.

The complexities of the globalization process in the developing world are explored - the debate between globalization and localization; between indigenization and hybridization; between equalization and inequalization.

The contributors also examines the consequences for transitional economies in their interactions with multinational corporations and the rise of the anti-globalization movement in the past decade.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction - Samir Dasgupta
Globalization, Ecological Crisis and Dark Ages - Sing C Chew
Cultures in Conflict - Immanuel Wallerstein
Who Are We? Who Are the Others?
Altruism and the Prospects for a Common Humanity - Jay Weinstein and Elvira del Pozo
Globalization, Altruism and the Sociology of Humanity - Samir Dasgupta
Globalization, Multinational Corporations and White-Collar Crime - Verghese Chirayath and Ernest De Zolt
Causes and Consequences for Transnational Economies
Empowerment versus Development - Robyn Bateman Driskell
The Effects of Women's Empowerment and Economic Development on Children's Nutritional Well-Being
Globalization and Disparity - Samir Dasgupta and Kaushik Chattopadhyay
A Reappraisal
Globalization and the Arab World - Abbas Mehdi
A Socioeconomic Perspective
Disaffected and Disconnected Generation - Joy Asongazoh Alemazung
Consequences of Globalization on African Societies
Neo-Liberal Globalization Meets Global Resistance - Ray Kiely
The Significance of 'Anti-Globalization' Protest
The Globalization of Nothing - George Ritzer and Michael Ryan

Portrait

Samir Dasgupta also examines the consequences for transitional economies in their interactions with multinational corporations and the rise of the anti-globalization movement in the past decade.

EAN: 9780761932901
ISBN: 0761932909
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SAGE PUBN
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2004
Seitenanzahl: 332 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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