Globalization: Economic, Political and Social Issues


Bernadette Gonzalez (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
BISAC: PSY038000

Globalization, as an international phenomenon, has contributed to or assisted in the development of major economic, political and social change in the new millennium. For the last half century, the forces of globalization have been accelerating through the developing and developed worlds. While the importance of globalization or the economic and social linkages binding the world together has been widely acknowledged, scholars and policy-makers disagree vehemently about whether globalization is inevitable; whether it is, on balance, positive or negative; who, if anyone, controls the processes; who are the winners and losers in the fundamental transformations being wrought by globalization; and what policies should be adopted in the face of globalization. This book focuses on the economic, political and social issues of globalization. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Globalization’s Promise: Different, like Everyone Else
Robert E. White and Karyn Cooper (St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, and others)

Chapter 2. Dialectics of Globalization and the Future of Capitalism
Dragoljub Stojanov and Pavle Jakovac (University of Rijeka, Faculty of Economics, Rijeka, Croatia)

Chapter 3. The Swirl of Globalization Through the U.S. Political Economy
Cal Clark (Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA, and Evelyn A. Clark, State University of New York, Oswego, Oswego, NY, USA)

Chapter 4. Emerging Countries and Trade Multilateralism: Hypothesis on the Rising Powers’ Global Political Economy
Mehdi Abbas (Univ. Grenoble Alpes, Faculty of Economics, France)

Chapter 5. Supply Chain Modelling for the Globalised Age
Safaa Sindi and Michael Roe (Graduate School of Management, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK)

Chapter 6. Globalisation, National Politics and Youth Unemployment in Uganda
Johnmary Kanyamurwa (Lecturer, History and Political Science Department, Kyambogo University, Uganda)

Chapter 7. Friend or Foe (or Do We Really Know)? Intelligence Community Contemporary Challenges
John Michael Weaver (Assistant Professor for Intelligence Analysis, History and Political Science Department, York College of Pennsylvania, York, PA, USA)

Chapter 8. Globalization and Regional Revitalization in a Local University of Japan
Shiro Horiuchi and Tatsuhiro Takahashi (Yamagata University, Yamagata, Japan)

Chapter 9. Critical Review of the Internet Crimes Law in Turkey: Social Structure, Social Media and Legislative Regulations
Tutku Akter (Assoc.Prof. Dr., Faculty of Communication and Media Studies, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta/North Cyprus)

Chapter 10. Hegemonic Globalisation and its Impact on the Global South: Sociological Perspectives and Anti Hegemonic Responses
Siri Gamage (School of Education, University of New England, Armidale, Australia)

Chapter 11. Socially Equitable Schemes in Latin America and European Union: The Role of Geographical Indication Legislation
Maria Cecilia Mancini (Department of Economics, Parma University, Parma, Italy)


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