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Globalization and the Margins : International Political Economy - R. Grant

Globalization and the Margins

International Political Economy

By: R. Grant (Editor), J. Short (Editor)

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Globalization has become one of the dominant ideas of the beginning of the 21st century. However, is the debate on globalization as global as it ought to be? In this book Richard Grant and John Rennie Short have brought together prominent experts in the field to consider how globalization affects marginalized countries and groups. A variety of case studies provides an assessment of the issue of globalization and offers a fresh look at the relationship between the global and the local.

List of Mapsp. vii
List of Tablesp. viii
List of Figuresp. ix
Notes on the Contributorsp. x
List of Abbreviationsp. xiii
Theoretical Threads on Globalizationp. 1
Globalization: An Introductionp. 3
Globalization and the Formation of Claimsp. 15
Opposition and Resistance to Globalizationp. 25
Subduing Globalization: The Challenge of the Indigenization Movementp. 39
Globalization on the Marginsp. 51
Globalization or Localization? Rural Advertising in Indiap. 53
Speaking from the Margins: "Postmodernism," Transnationalism, and the Imagining of Contemporary Indian Urbanityp. 72
Globalization in the Marginsp. 91
Globalization and Women: Gender and Resistance in the Informal Sector of Perup. 93
Migrant Communities in Accra, Ghana: Marginalizing the Marginsp. 111
Foreign Companies and Glocalizations: Evidence from Accra, Ghanap. 130
The Effects of Economic Globalization: Land Use and Land Values in Mumbai, Indiap. 150
Globalization and Financial Crises in Seoul, South Koreap. 170
Conclusionsp. 191
Ordering a Chaotic Concept Based on Evidence from the Marginsp. 193
Indexp. 203
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ISBN: 9780333964323
ISBN-10: 0333964322
Series: International Political Economy
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 215
Published: 8th October 2002
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1