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Understanding Globalization The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change

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ISBN-10: 0742541665

ISBN-13: 9780742541665

Edition: 3rd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Robert K. Schaeffer

List price: $44.00
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Description:

This book examines the globalization of production and its impact on work and gender relations, the impact of technology on workers around the world, the economic problems associated with debt crisis, the political opportunities associated with democratization, the impact of global warming, the reasons behind China's rise as an economic superpower, and the problems in countries across the Middle East that culminated in the attacks of 9/11.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Introduction
Globalizing Production in the United States, Western Europe, and Japan
Dollar Devaluations
Fighting Inflation
Debt Crisis and Globalization
Debt and Taxes
Dictatorship and Democracy
Falling Commodity Prices
The Rise of China
Collateral Damage: The Causes and Consequences of 9/11
The Legacy of Partition in India and Pakistan: 1947-1948
Partition in Palestine: 1948
Revolution and War in Iran and Iraq: 1978-1980
Revolution and War in Afghanistan