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Globalization

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ISBN-10: 0737747722

ISBN-13: 9780737747720

Edition: 2010

Authors: David M. Haugen, Rachael Mach

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This assembly of essays explores the impact of globalization on world societies and its role in crises such as global warming, the modern financial crisis, and terrorism. Readers will examine some of globalization's effects on developing nations, including income inequality and food shortages. The essays also look at globalization and the U.S. economy, discussing the benefit or harm of NAFTA, outsourcing, free trade, and buy American policies. Expert essayists include Arun Pereira, Sherle R. Schwenninger, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Andrew Batson, Caroline Boin, and Thea M. Lea.
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Book details

List price: $33.80
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Publication date: 1/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
Introduction
How Does Globalization Affect World Society?
Chapter Preface
Globalization Promotes Democracy
Globalization Undermines Democracy
Globalization Encourages People to Identify Themselves Along Religious Lines
Globalization Encourages Religious Pluralism
Globalization Promotes Cultural Diversity
Globalization Promotes Cultural Antagonism
Globalization Could Result in a Backlash Against Modernity
Periodical Bibliography
What Is Globalization's Impact on World Crises?
Chapter Preface
Mismanaged Globalization Is Responsible for the Modern Financial Crisis
A Better-Regulated Globalization Can Limit the Modern Financial Crisis
Globalization Is Fueling Global Warming
Globalization Could Help Ease Global Warming
Globalization Promotes Terrorism
America Cannot Manage Globalization Alone
Periodical Bibliography
How Does Globalization Affect Developing Nations?
Chapter Preface
Globalization Benefits Developing Nations
Globalization Does Not Benefit Developing Nations
Globalization Promotes Income Inequality
Globalization Is Not Solely to Blame for Income Inequality
Globalization Is Worsening the Food Crisis
Globalization Can Solve the Food Crisis
Periodical Bibliography
How Is Globalization Impacting the U.S. Economy?
Chapter Preface
NAFTA Benefits America
NAFTA Harms America
Outsourcing Benefits America
Outsourcing Harms America
"Buy American" Policies Benefit America
"Buy American" Policies Harm America
U.S. Free Trade Policy Is Fueling a Class War
Periodical Bibliography
For Further Discussion
Organizations to Contact
Bibliography of Books
Index