Globalization And Neoliberalism

Author: Thomas Klak
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 058508078X
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Globalization And Neoliberalism from the Author: Thomas Klak. How do recent trends toward globalization affect the Caribbean, a region whose suppliers, production, markets, and politics have been globalized for centuries? What is the status of neoliberal development policy in the Caribbean, where the rewards for belt tightening and economic opening have been slow in coming? How have Caribbean policymakers and citizens responded to and resisted the pressures to conform to the new rules of the global economy? By examining these questions through the lens of political economy, this volume explores the interaction among development, trade, foreign policy, the environment, tourism, gender relations, and migration. With its global implications, this book will be invaluable for students and scholars from all disciplines who are concerned with the impact of development and globalization.

Critical Perspectives On Globalization And Neoliberalism In The Developing Countries

Author: Richard Legé Harris
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004118508
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Critical Perspectives On Globalization And Neoliberalism In The Developing Countries from the Author: Richard Legé Harris. This book gives a critique of the contemporary global capitalist system and the adverse consequences suffered by the developing countries as a result of their 'integration' into this system. The current neoliberal paradigm of capitalist development as the only or the best alternative for the economic, social and political development of the developing countries is rejected. The authors search for more human and ecologically sustainable alternatives, focusing on Latin America, Asia and women.

Globalization And Inequality

Author: John Rapley
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers
ISBN: 9781588262202
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Globalization And Inequality from the Author: John Rapley. Rapley argues provocatively that the seeds of political tensions that began in the third world--and are now being manifested around the globe--can be found in neoliberal prescriptions for economic reform.

Globalization Neoliberalism And Popular Resistance

Author: Viviana Maria Abreu Hernández
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Globalization Neoliberalism And Popular Resistance from the Author: Viviana Maria Abreu Hernández. This dissertation explores the interconnections that exist between international financial institutions, the state's implementation of economic policies, and the development of resistance movements in Latin America. The first part of this research looks at the three main models of economic growth implemented in Latin American countries since the conquest (colonization, implementation of liberal economy, and import substitution strategy) and pays particular attention to the imposition of neoliberal policies by international financial institutions in Latin America. This part particularly looks at how states have implemented neoliberal policies, and examines the development of resistance movements against those policies. The second part of this research focuses on the implementation of economic models in Mexico and the development of resistance movements in this country. This research shows that throughout history in Latin America as a whole and in Mexico as a case study, the development of resistance movements in Latin America since the conquest, has been intrinsically related to the implementation of capitalist models of economic growth.

Neoliberalism Globalization And Inequalities

Author: Vicente Navarro
Publisher: Baywood Publishing Company
ISBN:
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Neoliberalism Globalization And Inequalities from the Author: Vicente Navarro. Since U.S. President Reagan and U.K. Prime Minister Thatcher, a major ideology (under the name of economic science) has been expanded worldwide that claims that the best policies to stimulate human development are those that reduce the role of the state in economic and social lives: privatizing public services and public enterprises, deregulating the mobility of capital and labor, eliminating protectionism, and reducing public social protection. This ideology, called "neoliberalism," has guided the globalization of economic activity and become the conventional wisdom in international agencies and institutions (such as the IMF, World Bank, World Trade Organization, and the technical agencies of the United Nations, including the WHO). Reproduced in the "Washington consensus" in the United States and the "Brussels consensus" in the European Union, this ideology has guided policies widely accepted as the only ones possible and advisable.This book assembles a series of articles that challenge that ideology. Written by well-known scholars, these articles question each of the tenets of neoliberal doctrine, showing how the policies guided by this ideology have adversely affected human development in the countries where they have been implemented.

Labor Globalization And The State

Author: Debdas Banerjee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134059752
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Labor Globalization And The State from the Author: Debdas Banerjee. This book explores the impact of neoliberal globalization on labour markets and the state in the developed and developing world. It focuses especially on the United States and the economies of Asia – in particular, India. Liberalized trade and investment are thought by neoliberals to be the best levers for raising labour standards, provided labour market flexibility and capital market restructuring accompany them. Labour market flexibility and capital market restructuring, at a first glance, appear to be complementary and symmetric policies. In practice, however, they might have very asymmetric consequences. This book addresses these issues, and it presents a comprehensive analysis of the key questions such as: How far is globalization a ‘real’ threat to the conventional systems of wage fixation, employment pattern, and basic rights at work in both developed, as well as underdeveloped countries? Are casualization and informalization of the workforce direct outcomes of deregulation? How do labour organizations cope with the volatility of the labour market? Are the existing labour market conditions and forms of labour organizations misfits in the globalized business world? Is it at all feasible to choose a high road that combines some degree of labour market flexibility with better labour standards? This book will be of interest to academics working on International Development, Development Economics, Political Economy, Comparative Labour Studies and Asian Studies.

Remaking The Global Economy

Author: Jamie Peck
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761948988
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Remaking The Global Economy from the Author: Jamie Peck. With a bibliography pp. 231-252

Globalization S Contradictions

Author: Dennis Conway
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135986258
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Globalization S Contradictions from the Author: Dennis Conway. Since the 1980s, globalization and neoliberalism have brought about a comprehensive restructuring of everyone’s lives. People are being ‘disciplined’ by neoliberal economic agendas, ‘transformed’ by communication and information technology changes, global commodity chains and networks, and in the Global South in particular, destroyed livelihoods, debilitating impoverishment, disease pandemics, among other disastrous disruptions, are also globalization’s legacy. This collection of geographical treatments of such a complex set of processes unearths the contradictions in the impacts of globalization on peoples’ lives. Globalizations Contradictions firstly introduces globalization in all its intricacy and contrariness, followed on by substantive coverage of globalization’s dimensions. Other areas that are covered in depth are: globalization’s macro-economic faces globalization’s unruly spaces globalization’s geo-political faces ecological globalization globalization’s cultural challenges globalization from below fair globalization. Globalizations Contradictions is a critical examination of the continuing role of international and supra-national institutions and their involvement in the political economic management and determination of global restructuring. Deliberately, this collection raises questions, even as it offers geographical insights and thoughtful assessments of globalization’s multifaceted ‘faces and spaces.’

Education In A Globalized World

Author: Nelly P. Stromquist
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742510982
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Education In A Globalized World from the Author: Nelly P. Stromquist. The seemingly amorphous phenomenon we call "globalization" involves concrete realities that make it a major source of social change in our contemporary world. Bringing globalization alive for students, this book uses examples and perspectives from economics, technology, and mass media to show how globalization is producing unprecedented impacts on education and culture. Education at all levels from primary school to university education is undergoing a world wide transformation of its objectives, values, and practices. New technologies and communication practices have promoted the West's optimism that market forces can replace the former governmental responsibilities for social welfare and the inclusion of diverse cultures. New emphasis on competition, quality control, parental choice, marketing, and the linkage of education to work means that schools all over the world face innovations and challenges to established practices. Meanwhile, the worldwide expansion of entertainment and advertising media convey notions of individualism and consumerism that are changing definitions of gender and solidarity among social groups. This book offers a vivid introduction to these complex changes, recognizing the role of the state while explaining new forces like transnational corporations and nongovernmental organizations. Stromquist points to governmental and school policies that can actively shape the future of education at a time of rapid change."