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Globalization, Competitiveness and Human Security : EADI Book S. - Cristobal Kay

Globalization, Competitiveness and Human Security

EADI Book S.

By: Cristobal Kay (Editor)

Paperback Published: 30th September 1997
ISBN: 9780714643922
Number Of Pages: 245

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This collection explores the connections between globalisation, competitiveness and human security and their relevance for development studies. Some of the theoretical issues raised include: How does the process of globalisation and drive for competitiveness affect people's lives? Does the rise of regionalism complement processes of trade liberalisation, thereby fostering globalisation, or does it fragment the world economy into trading blocs which hinder further globalisation? Is globalisation creating a 'Second Great Transformation' in which regionalism provides some human security? Can globalisation be interpreted as a project of Western cultural domination?
These issues, amongst others, are also explored in a number of case studies taken from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Introduction
Globalisation, competitiveness and human security
Globalisation, competitiveness and human security 0 challenges for development policy and institutional change
Globalisation and regional integration
Development, security and world order - a regionalist approach
Globalisation - the last sky
Equity and growth revisited - a supply-side approach to social development
The decentralisation discourse - post-Fordist paradigm or neo-liberal cul-de-sac?
Opportunities and insecurities - globalisation, localities an struggle for urban land in Manila
Institutional contradictions in rural development
Against all odds -coping with regress in Kinshasa., Zaire
Tecuperation in the Peruvian Andes
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ISBN: 9780714643922
ISBN-10: 0714643920
Series: EADI Book S.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 245
Published: 30th September 1997
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.64 x 15.34  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1