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Challenges of Globalization

Immigration, Social Welfare, Global Governance, 1st Edition

Edited by Andrew Sobel


212 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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This book offers a significant contribution to the globalization debate, and examines the complexities surrounding modern globalization. It will be of great interest to scholars of international political economy, international relations and globalization studies.

Table of Contents

1. Opportunities and challenges 2. Sustainable labor migration policies in a globalizing world 3. The last bastions of state sovereignty: Immigration and nationality go global 4. The era of free migration: Lessons for today 5. Cultural communities in a global labor market: Immigration restrictions as residential segregation 6. Economics versus identity: Mass and elite attitudes toward trade, migration, and outsourcing 7. Globalization and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean 8. Capital mobility and state social welfare provisions in the late 1800s 9. Global governance redefined

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / International Relations / General