This book originates from a comparative research project involving extensive collection and analysis of primary and secondary materials (scholarly literature, statistical data, and interviews with key actors) on socioeconomic outcomes of the global financial crisis in all major world regions during the last years. Offering analytical and comparative insights at the global level, as well as an assessment of the overall social globalization phenomenon, this book will be useful for scholars, students, NGOs, and policy makers.
List of Tables. List of Figures. Preface Ulrike Schuerkens Part I: Theoretical and Empirical Introduction: Global Crises and Socioeconomic Outcomes 1. Introduction: The Socioeconomic Outcomes of the Global Financial Crisis: Theoretical Overview and Some Empirical Observations Ulrike Schuerkens Part II: Systematic Part 2. "Greening the Crisis": The Place of Environmental Factors in its Story and Aftermath Edwin Zaccai 3. The Economic Crisis, Austerity, and Migration: Exploring the Failed Trajectory of Neoliberal Post-Communism Charles Woolfson 4. From Male to Female: Conversion and Gender Relations in Times of Crisis: A Study of Seasonal Workers of Agribusiness in Chile Tamara Heran 5. Social Effects of Crisis: Residential Mobility and Urban Sprawl in the Metropolitan Region of Barcelona (Spain) Montserrat Simó and Gemma Vilà Part III: Regional Case Studies 6. The Socioeconomic Effects of the 2008 Crisis on Different Social Classes in Turkey Mehmet Meder and Hande Sahin 7. The Socioeconomic and Political Outcomes of the Global Financial Crisis in Ukraine Marko Bojcun 8. The Brazilian Approach to Crisis: Growth Recovery, Basic Social Income, and a Wide Social Pact Anete B. L. Ivo and Ruthy Nadia Laniado 9. The First Financial Avalanche of the 21st Century: Impact on Different Social Classes in Vietnam Angelica Laura Lucia Wehrli 10. The Socioeconomic Consequences of the Global Crisis on Asia Jean Raphael Chaponnière 11. African Reactions to the Global Economic Crisis Patrick Bond Part IV: Conclusion 12. Some Tentative Conclusions and Perspectives on Socioeconomic Outcomes of the Recent Global Financial Crisis Ulrike Schuerkens. Contributors. Index.