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Globalization in Question The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance

ISBN-10: 0745612458

ISBN-13: 9780745612454

Edition: 1996

Authors: Paul Hirst, Grahame Thompson

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Globalization has become a very familiar term in recent years and almost a byword for both the right and the left in their analyses of the international economy and polity. In both political and academic discussions, the assumption is all too often made that a process of globalization is well under way in the contemporary world and that this represents a qualitatively new stage in the development of international capitalism. But exactly how should we characterize the present state of the international political economy? Is there such a thing as a genuinely global economy?
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Book details

List price: $38.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Polity Press
Publication date: 4/18/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Globalization - A Necessary Myth?
Globalization and the History of the International Economy
Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and International Inequality
Multinational Corporations and the Globalization Thesis
Economic Backwardness and Future Prosperity: The Developing Economies and Globalization
Economic Governance Issues in General
The European Union as a Trade Bloc
Globalization, Governance and the Nation State
Conclusion
Appendix Data Set Construction
Notes
Further Reading
References
Index