Globalization, 3rd edition

Globalization, 3rd edition

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This fully revised and updated textbook focuses on the major topics of globalization today. These include the impact of migration, relations between the northern and southern hemispheres, how gender and power plays into the globalization process, and the politics and economics of freedom of movement in the world. Two new chapters on the impact of technology on global communications and the effect of the emerging economies of India and China bring the book fully up to date. Further current issues such as the debate concerning environmental security, natural disasters, the broad spectrum between women's empowering impact in the marketplace and the continued exploitation of women in the sex and service trade are also examined. Eleanor Kofman and Gillian Youngs have edited an excellent and comprehensive collection essential for both undergraduate and graduate students trying to gain an understanding of theories and practices driving globalization as we enter into the twenty-first century.Montserrata#39;s volcanic crisis: 1995 - present Part of the discussions about globalization revolve around the ways in which things ... Montserrat is not alone in this as Possekel (1999: 3) points out: a#39;development achievements of the SIDS ( small island ... residing in the east, south and central parts of the island (the most populous sectors) and the capital town of Plymouth ... of 20 to 22 in container- style metal boxes with windows and doors that let in little light and almost no air or breeze.

Title:Globalization, 3rd edition
Author:Eleonore Kofman, Gillian Youngs
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2008-04-28


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