GLOBAL SHIFT. 5th ed. (P.Dicken)
'... no other source that gives you the full story on globalization in such a fluent and authoritative way. Not just recommended but essential' - Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Warwick
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'"Global Shift" just keeps on getting better. There is no other source that gives you the full story on globalization in such a fluent and authoritative way. Not just recommended but essential' - Nigel Thrift, Vice-Chancellor, The University of Warwick. 'Impressive in the extent of empirical research, "Global Shift" successfully captures the historical continuities and basic changes marking the world economy. Peter Dicken's new edition is a vividly written guide to globalizing processes' - James H. Mittelman, Professor, School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC.'With this edition of "Global Shift", Professor Dicken confirms his mastery as one of the preeminent authorities in the study of globalization. If you wish to explore beyond 'flatland', I can't recommend a better source' - Professor William E. Halal, George Washington University. 'A comprehensive, balanced, thorough, interdisciplinary review of one of the critical issues of our time. A must for anyone interested in globalization' - Stephen J. Kobrin, University of Pennsylvania.The fifth edition of "Global Shift" is now completely revised and updated using the latest available sources. Every chapter has been extensively rewritten to take into account not just new empirical developments but to incorporate new ideas on production, distribution, and consumption in the global economy. The standard work on globalization provides: the most comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of economic globalization available: a clear guide to how the global economy is transformed by - transnational corporations, states and interest groups, and technology; and, detailed literature review that explains different theories of economic globalization in the larger context of a descriptive account of newly industrialising economies.This fifth edition includes sectoral case studies - including a new case study on agro-food industries - which illustrate diverse processes of globalization. It contains new material on social movements, governance, environment, and alternative economic systems. Extensive use of graphics, lack of jargon, clear definition of terms, makes "Global Shift" the key resource on economic globalization in the social science literature.
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