This title was first published in 2000: An important look at the complexity of the challenges faced by the international system at the beginning of the new millennium. The shape of the New World Order is being driven largely by forces unleashed through factors such as economic globalization and technological development. The book emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary analysis in order to understand the extent and diversity of the factors which condition the dynamics of this transformation. Essential reading for students of human rights, security, finance and technology.
’This useful and insightful volume is highly recommended for students of globalization, including scholars, policy makers, and business executives.’ Oles M. Smolansky, Lehigh University, USA ’This is a useful collection of papers on globalization and the changing face of international relations…’ Aslib Book Guide
Contents: The Global View: Globalization and the international system, Sai Felicia Krishna-Hensal; Mega civilization: global capital and the new standard of civilization, Mehdi Mozaffari; Globalization, democratization, and social movements: a neo-parsonian perspective, James Scarritt; State collapse and international community, Lisa Laakso; Political corruption: its democratic precursors and sustainers, Linda D’Olive. The Regional View: Confronting the millennium: the prospects for regionalism, Guy Poitras; The role of Russia in the redefinition of European security, Erhan Buyukakinci; Misleading perceptions on minority rights in Greece, Dimitri Christopoulos; Citizenship in contested states post 2000: the Northern Ireland peace agreement and its global implications, John Doyle. Communications and Economics: Banking regulation and reform: implications for the new millennium, Nayatara Hensel; A retrospective of the Asia crisis: origins and outcomes, Phillip Bryson; European enterprise information portals and global communications, Ronald Sims, Jeffery Erickson and Eric Erickson; The new look of National security in the information age, Daniel Papp and David Alberts. The Individual at the Center: Legal globalization and the new human rights regime: human rights in a post-sovereign world, Marlene Wind; Children's rights as human rights: a case study of India, Rekha Datta; From poverty in Mexico to poverty in the United States, Elaine Levine; List of contributors.
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