1st Edition

Globalization; Today and Tomorrow

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ISBN 9780415673389
Published July 7, 2011 by Routledge
222 Pages - 11 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book seeks to examine the basis of economic globalization, yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and to link the outcome of globalization into the context of the new economic geography. It shows how the phenomenon is exhibited in the light of current events, providing a good way to keep understand today’s world economy.

Table of Contents

Part One  1. Introduction  2. Globalization: A View across Time and Space  3. The Process of Global Integration  Part Two  4. Theory of International Trade and Globalization  5. The New Economic Geography: A Global Perspective  6. A Globalized World Part Three  7. Globalization and World Commodity Markets  8. Globalization and Economic Growth and Stability  9. Globalization of World Financial Markets  10. Migration and Remittances  11. Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights  12. The Atmosphere: A Global Commons. The Challenges of Global Warming  13. Who Gains? Who Loses?  Part Four  14. Politics and Culture: Institutions for a Global Economy  15. Policy for a Global Economy  Part Five  16. The Future of Globalization

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F. Gerard Adams was Professor Emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, and also previously worked as McDonald Professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University. He enjoyed a long and distinguished career, sadly passing away in January 2011, shortly after the completion of this book.