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Globalization

  • Megatrends in Global Interactionby Bertelsmann Foundation (ed.)

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2012; US$ 26.52

    Hauptbeschreibung We inhabit an increasingly interconnected world, yet too often policymakers and advisors view each issue in a vacuum, focusing primarily on short-term impacts. All of us - policymakers, citizens, and local and global communities - must begin to consider how the major trends that shape our world are likely to develop, and how they... more...

  • Island Tourism and Sustainable Developmentby YORGHOS APOSTOLOPOULOS; DENNIS GAYLE

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 144.00

    This multidisciplinary volume dicusses the impact of tourism on sustainable development in the Caribbean, the Pacific, and the Mediterranean. Bringing together scholars, development practitioners, international experts, and professionals, the contributors discuss the issues from a holistic and transnational perspective. This work provides a much-needed,... more...

  • The Challenge of Global Commons and Flows for US Powerby Mika Aaltola; Juha Käpylä; Valtteri Vuorisalo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Global Commons refer to domains that fall outside the direct jurisdiction of sovereign states - the high seas, air, space, and most recently the man-made cyberspace - and thus should be usable by anyone. These domains, even if outside the direct responsibility and governance of sovereign entities, are of crucial interest for the contemporary world... more...

  • Post-Yugoslaviaby Dino Abazovic; Mitja Velikonja

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This interdisciplinary examination of present-day identities and histories of the former Yugoslavia explores relationships with the social, political, cultural and historical 'facts and fictions' that have marked the different parts of the region. It shows that while nationalism remains important other social dynamics also exert a strong influence.... more...

  • Age of Fear: Power Versus Principle in the War on Terrorby Amitav Acharya

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    First published in 2004 in the immediate wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks, this is an accessible commentary intended to provoke thought and debate on the topic of terrorism. In a collection of challenging essays, questions consider the causes of terrorism and why post-modern terrorism is different. The essays are divided into three key sections,... more...

  • Indonesia Mattersby Amitav Acharya

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 72.00

    Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world after China, India and the United States. It is also the world's largest Muslim majority country and the third largest democracy. Its economy is currently the 10th largest on the global scale. Indonesia is recognized as an emerging power, and a respected member of the international community.... more...

  • Economic Policy in the Age of Globalisationby Nicola Acocella; Brendan Jones

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 50.00

    Analysis of both the principles and techniques of public intervention in a global economy. more...

  • Global City Challengesby Michele Acuto; Wendy Steele

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    The contributors illustrate what twin analytical and practical challenges emerge from juxtaposing cultural, economic, historical, postcolonial, virtual, architectural, literary, security and political stances to the concept of the 'global city'. more...

  • East Asia, Globalization and the New Economyby F. Gerard Adams

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    We are witnessing a transformation in the world economy as a result of the IT/e-business revolution. Modern logistics based on cheap communication and transportation are shifting the locus of production and the international division of labour between the West and the lower wage countries of East Asia and similar changes are occurring within East... more...

  • Mollie's Jobby William M. Adler

    Scribner 2001; US$ 23.95

    Following the flight of one woman's factory job from the United States to Mexico, this compelling work offers a provocative and fresh perspective on the global economy -- at a time when downsizing is unraveling the American Dream for many working families. Mollie's Job is an absorbing and affecting narrative history that traces the postwar migration... more...