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International Networking for Development - Fabienne Fortanier

International Networking for Development

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This informative book provides insight into the effects of economic and political globalization on development by highlighting the roles of, and relationships among, the two prime shapers of the globalization process: multinational firms and governments. It enhances the understanding of the role that foreign firms have played, and can play, in furthering economic and social development in developing countries, and assesses the effectiveness of the 'political network strategies' of developing countries.

Providing an overview of a topical and extremely important subject, this outstanding book, illustrated with international case studies, combines theory with practice to provide strategic lessons for policy makers and those teaching and studying development, non-governmental organizations, non-profit organizations and corporate social responsibility in the global arena.

Introduction: Setting The Scene Introduction - development in an inter-connected world
The impact of global actors on development: a trade-off between costs and benefits
An international network approach
International Networks of States
Introduction: a network approach to International Relations
Bilateral and Regional trade and investment agreements
Bargaining in international organizations: the World Bank, the IMF and the WTO
Informal state networks aimed at development: OPEC
Cairns, G77
Conclusion: international networks of states in action
International Networks of Firms
Introduction: a network approach to International Business
Patterns of firm networks: macro level - FDI and trade
Patterns of international firm networks: micro level - D&B, cases
Conclusion: international firms networks in action
Networks of States and Firms in Interaction
Introduction: a network approach to International Political Economy
The effects of interaction on development: the effectiveness of international network strategies for development
Policy recommendations: dealing with FDI and development in the future
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ISBN: 9780415339162
ISBN-10: 0415339162
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Available: 12th February 2020
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 17.3  x 0.1
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 2