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The Coming of Globalization : Its Evolution and Contemporary Consequences - Richard Langhorne

The Coming of Globalization

Its Evolution and Contemporary Consequences

Paperback Published: 29th January 2001
ISBN: 9780333947180
Number Of Pages: 155
For Ages: 9+ years old

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"The Coming of Globalization" provides the basic context for understanding what globalization means for human society in the contemporary world. It first describes the underlying processes which have led to economic, political and cultural globalization and then sets out the present stage in the evolution of these processes in three vital areas: global capitalism and global markets; the changing relationship between national governments and their peoples; and the conduct of global international relationships. The author concludes by discussing some likely outcomes, both good and bad.

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introduction: the Origins and Significance of Globalizationp. 1
Societies, Governments and the Global Economyp. 15
Global capitalism, global markets, national governments and global entities, private and publicp. 15
Governance and peoplesp. 36
The Mechanisms of Global Relationshipsp. 67
Introductionp. 67
Statesp. 70
Inter-state and private organizationsp. 80
New areas of activity without organizationsp. 89
Evolving patterns of warp. 92
Attempts to secure peacep. 113
Conclusionp. 133
Further Readingp. 151
Indexp. 153
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ISBN: 9780333947180
ISBN-10: 0333947185
Audience: General
For Ages: 9+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 155
Published: 29th January 2001
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.54 x 14.28  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1

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