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Globalization and the poor

William J. Driscoll

Globalization and the poor

exploitation or equalizer?

by William J. Driscoll

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Published by International Debate Education Association in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poor,
  • Electronic books,
  • Globalization,
  • Income distribution,
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / Business & Economics

  • About the Edition

    Presents articles which address both sides of the debate about whether the global economy harms or helps the poor.

    Edition Notes

    Description based on print version record.

    Statementedited by William Driscoll and Julie Clark
    SeriesIDEA sourcebooks in contemporary controversies, Sourcebook on contemporary controversies
    ContributionsInternational Debate Education Association
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC59.72.I5 G55 2003eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (273 p.) :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25548694M
    ISBN 100585478376
    ISBN 109780585478371
    OCLC/WorldCa53720764

    Edited by one of the most prominent scholars in the field and including a distinguished group of contributors, this collection of essays makes a striking intervention in the increasingly heated debates surrounding the cultural dimensions of globalization. While including discussions about what globalization is and whether it is a meaningful term, the volume focuses in particular on the way. food systems affects the world's poor and its impact on food and nutrition security in developing countries. Rather than offering a single policy prescription or simplistic messages about globalization being 'good 'bad'' or th, e book acknowledges the complexity of the subject by including a variety of policy and research perspectives.

      Book Foreign policy analyses written by CFR fellows and published by the trade presses, academic presses, or the Council on Foreign Relations Press. 'This book has raised a number of important lessons on transmission mechanisms that, together with other pieces of current research, will surely lead to a more concrete meaning of complementary policies and to a more fruitful use of the pro-poor prospect of increased globalization.' - Guido Porto, Journal of Economic Literature.

      Globalization and the Poor Countries: Viewpoint of the IMF. An op-ed By Flemming Larsen Director, Office in Europe International Monetary Fund. Le Figaro January 1, Français. There is a striking contrast in the global economy. Living standards and the quality of life are steadily on the rise in the industrial countries as well as in a. Globalization Has Triumphed, But Can We Save the Poor__ __“An impassioned report on the dangerous side of globalization, the book is a much-needed counter to the widespread propensity of economists to spring automatically to its defense.


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Globalization and the poor by William J. Driscoll Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Globalization and the Poor is a provocative and accomplished piece of engaged scholarship that is timely asit is important. In a period when knee-jerk rejections of globalization by so called progressives are all too common, it is heartening indeed to read a serious Cited by: Globalization and Poverty bridges that gap, bringing together experts on both international trade and poverty to provide a detailed view of the effects of globalization on the poor in developing nations, answering such questions as: Do lower import tariffs improve the lives of the poor.

Has increased financial integration led to more or less. This book presents a new viewpoint on economic globalization. The author argues that opponents fail to see that broadly-based benefits for the poor are latent in the process. Defenders have insufficiently acknowledged that globalization creates innocent victims who should be the object of.

What Is Globalization. book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This important new book offers an engaging and challenging in /5. Globalization hasn't fixed the gap between rich and poor, top CEOs say Published Tue, Jan 17 AM EST Updated Tue, Jan 17 AM EST Matt Clinch @mattclinch   Christianity Today Book Award Winner OutreachResource of the Year (Multicultural) ASM (American Society of Missiology) Book of the Year Award Globalization is speeding up our world, extending our relationships globally and bringing us closer together in positive and not-so-positive ways.

The church and many Christians, however, remain largely unaware of its seductive power, resulting in 3/5(3). In Globalization and Poverty (NBER Working Paper No. ), Harrison summarizes many of the findings in the book. Her central conclusion is that the poor will indeed benefit from globalization if the appropriate complementary policies and institutions are in place.

On to the twenty-first century. Nobel Laureate Joe Stiglitz published Globalization and its Discontents in Tell us about it please.

Joe Stigiltz’s Globalization and its Discontents is a book that anyone looking for a rounded set of perspectives on globalization should read. Joe Stiglitz has been one of the world’s leading economic theorists since the s.

Globalization and Poverty bridges that gap, bringing together experts on both international trade and poverty to provide a detailed view of the effects of globalization on the poor in developing nations, answering such questions as: Do lower import tariffs improve the lives of the poor.

Has increased financial integration led to more or less. Globalization is the process of increased interconnectedness among countries most notably in the areas of economics, politics, and culture.

McDonald's in Japan, French films being played in Minneapolis, and the United Nations are all representations of : Colin Stief. Get this from a library. Globalization and the poor. [Jay R Mandle] -- "This book attempts to save globalization from both its critics and its advocates.

The argument the author presents is that globalization is associated with the economic growth necessary to alleviate. Bringing more of the world’s poor into the global economy is the best hope for raising them out of poverty.

Curiously, globalization has become the latest cause celebre of left‐ wing activists. by Machiko Nissanke and Erik Thorbecke The process of globalization provides a golden opportunity for mankind to contribute to a major reduction of poverty world-wide.

While the potential for povertyreduction is great, the extent of it will depend on many factors including, in particular, the pattern of growth followed by the developed and developing countries and the overall global policy. The book responds to the opponents by emphasizing globalization’s potential to alleviate poverty, but at the same time is critical of those who defend globalization without acknowledging the Author: Jay Mandle.

Globalization refers to the tendency of international trade, investments, information technology and outsourced manufacturing to weave the economies of diverse countries together.

In business and. The focus of this chapter is the effect of contemporary globalization on poverty and inequality in cities of the ‘global south’. Specifically it addresses the impact of globalization on marginalized communities—slums, squatter settlements, and shantytowns—collectively called ‘informal settlements’.

This is a timely issue given that over the next 25 years virtually all of the. Books shelved as globalisation: The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman, No Logo by Naomi Klein, The Lexus a. Despite the protests of anti-globalization activists and streams of editorials on the perils or promises of globalization for the poor, economists have remained largely silent.

Publishing houses are replete with volumes on globalization, but these tomes are typically written by sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, or journalists.

The book responds to the opponents by emphasizing globalization's potential to alleviate poverty, but at the same time is critical of those who defend globalization without acknowledging the costs it Cited by:   Globalization has of course led to great good, too.

Richer nations now can—and do—come to the aid of poorer nations in crisis. Increasing diversity in many countries has meant more opportunity to learn about and celebrate other cultures.

The sense that there is. Globalization is a leading concept which has become the main factor in business life during the last few decades.

This phenomenon affects the economy, business life, society, and environment in different ways, and almost all corporations have been affected by these changes.How Globalization Helps the Poor. Without carefully examining the statistics, some critics of the effects of globalization on the world’s poor claim that the number of families living on less than $1 or $2 a day basically remained the same during the past 50 years.

Yet it is hard to measure the well-being of the world’s poorest since. The Good And Bad Of Globalization. This article is more than 10 years old. the gap between rich and poor countries is expanding as is the gap between the .