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Globalization and Economy (Central Currents in Globalization)

Globalization and Economy (Central Currents in Globalization)

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Central Currents in Globalization Series: The concept of 'globalization' has in an extraordinarily short time become the dominant motif of the contemporary social sciences. Central Currents in Globalization is an integrated collection of four multi-volume sets that represent the systematic mapping of globalization studies. The series sets out the contours of a field that now crosses the boundaries of all the older disciplines in the social sciences and humanities. The result is a gold-standard collection of over 320 of the most important writings on globalization, structured around four interrelated themes: Violence; Economy; Culture; and Politics. The series editor, Paul James (RMIT, Australia), is joined by sixteen internationally-renowned co-editors from around the globe who bring their subject expertise to each volume, including Jonathan Friedman, Tom Nairn, R.R. Sharma, Manfred Steger, Ronen Palan and Micheline Ishay. Together the four sets provide an unparalleled resource on globalization, providing both broad coverage of the subject, historical depth and contemporary relevance. Features: - Compiles the most important English-language articles and translations in the various sub-themes of globalization. - Combines contemporary and classic pieces, together with some lesser-known works that have nevertheless made a major contribution. - Represents the vast range of cultural, philosophical and political approaches, both within and beyond the dominant British and North American traditions. - Each volume employs the same accessible structure: Historical Developments, Key Debates and Critical Projections. - Each volume is introduced by an accessible and broad-ranging 10,000 word overview, and each section is prefaced by short contextualizations of the chosen articles. Set 2: Globalization and Economy: Edited by Paul James, with Barry Gills, Heikki Patomaki, Ronen Palan and Robert O'Brien Volume 1 - Global Markets and Capitalism (with Barry Gills, University of Newcastle, UK) examines the relationship between global trade, commodity relations and economic development and covers mainstream takes on economic globalization as well as the two major radical approaches to global markets, world systems theory and dependency theory. Volume 2 - Global Finance and the New Global Economy (with Heikki Patomaki, Helsinki University, Finland) focuses on globalization and money, finance and taxation, linking it to the new form of knowledge-based economies. Volume 3 - Global Economic Institutions (with Ronen Palan, University of Sussex, UK) examines the global institutions and forums of economic governance-the WTO, the World Bank, the IMF, and the World Economic Forum. Volume 4 - Globalizing Labour and Global Class (with Robert O'Brien, McMaster University, Canada) considers the changing nature of class and labour from the nineteenth century to the present, including the rise of a global labour movement. Each volume is introduced by a contextualizing essay written by Paul James and the co-editor.

About Author

Paul James is Director of the Globalism Institute at RMIT in Australia, an editor of Arena Journal, and on the Council of the Institute of Postcolonial Studies. He has received a number of awards including the Japan-Australia Foundation Fellowship, an Australian Research Council Fellowship, and the Crisp Medal by the Australasian Political Studies Association for the best book in the field of political studies. He is author/editor of many books including, Nation Formation: Towards a Theory of Abstract Community (Sage Publications, 1996). His latest books are Global Matrix: Nationalism, Globalism and State-Terrorism (Pluto, 2005), and Globalism, Nationalism, Tribalism: Bringing Theory Back In (Sage Publications, 2006). His interests are threefold: first, globalism, nationalism and localism, including the changing nature of the nation-state and the effects of an emergent level of global integration; second, social theory with a concentration on theories of culture, community and social formation; and third, contemporary politics and society with an emphasis on debates over technology and social change. With John Tulloch is Professor of Sociology at Brunel University, UK. His research and publications have ranged from film and television studies and theatre through literary theory to history and sociology. His work in film and television theory has shifted from historical analysis to more current production/audience analyses of popular television, such as Australian soap opera and British TV science fiction. Notable influences on his work have been Raymond Williams and Stuart Hall and more recently Ulrick Beck. Peter Mandaville is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public and International Affairs and Co-Director of Mason's Center for Global Studies. He has authored numerous book chapters and journal articles, contributed to publications such as the International Herald Tribune and The New Republic, and consulted extensively for media, government and non-profit agencies. Much of his recent work has focused on the comparative study of religious authority and social movements in the Muslim world. His current research includes projects on Muslim leadership in the West and the relationship between globalization and development. Imre Szeman is Senator William McMaster Chair of Globalization and Cultural Studies at McMaster University. He is the founder of the Canadian Association of Cultural Studies and a founding member of the Cultural Studies Association (U.S.). His main areas of research are globalization, visual cultural studies, contemporary popular culture and social and cultural theory. He has published more than fifty articles and book chapters on a range of topics. Manfred B. Steger is Professor of Global Studies and Academic Director of the Globalism Institute at RMIT University. He is also Program Leader of 'Globalization and Culture', in the Global Cities Institute at RMIT University. He has delivered many lectures on globalization, ideology, and nonviolence in the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Australia. He serves on several editorial boards of academic journals as well as on the advisory boards of several globalization research centers around the world.


Volume One - Edited by Paul James and Barry Gills Globalizing Markets and CapitalismPART ONE: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS: THE EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL MARKETWorld System Cycles, Crises and Hegemonial Shifts, 1700BC to 1700AD - B K Gills and A G FrankThe Shape of the World System in the 13th Century - Janet Abu-LughodTrade Globalization since 1795 - Christopher Chase-Dunne, Yukio Kawano and Benjamin D Brewer Waves of Integration in the World SystemPART TWO: GLOBALIZATION AND THE MODERN CAPITALIST MARKETRestarting Globalization after World War Two - Shale Horowitz Structure, Coalitions and the Cold WarThe Global Economy in the Bush Era - Fred BlockThe Causes of Globalization - Geoffrey GarrettGlobalization and Its Disconnects - Simon TeitelPART THREE: GLOBALIZATION AND THE COMING OF A 'BORDERLESS WORLD'?Where Borders Fall in a Borderless World - Kenichi OmaeCapital, State and Space - Henry Wai-Chung Yeung Contesting the Borderless WorldTerritory and Territoriality in the Global Economy - Saskia SassenThe Myth of a 'Global' Economy - J Zysman Enduring National Foundations and Emerging Regional RealitiesPART FOUR: DEBATING GLOBALIZATION, DEVELOPMENT AND INEQUALITYIndustrial Convergence, Globalization and the Persistence of the North-South Divide - Giovanni Arrighi, Beverly J Silver and Benjamin D BrewerWorld Inequality and Globalization - Bob SutcliffeDoes Globalization Hurt the Poor? - Pierre-Richard Ag[ac]enorThe Diffusion of Prosperity and Peace by Globalization - Eric WeedePART FIVE: CRITICAL PROJECTIONSThe Future of Globalization - Paul Hurst and Graeme ThompsonGlobal Capitalism and the State - Jan Aart ScholteGlobalization or the Age of Transition? A Long-Term View of the Trajectory of the World System - Immanuel WallersteinVolume Two - Edited by Paul James and Heikki Patom[um]aki Globalizing Finance and the New EconomyPART ONE: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT: FROM THE GOLD STANDARD TO A NEW ERA OF GLOBAL FINANCEThe International System - Karl PolanyiGlobalization of Capital and the Theory of Imperialism - Prabhat PatnaikThe Transnational Debt Architecture and Emerging Markets - Susanne Soederberg The Politics of Paradoxes and PunishmentGlobalization in Search of a Future - Pascal Petit and Luc SoetePART TWO: GLOBAL FUTURES AND DERIVATIVESDerivatives - Jakob Arnoldi Virutal Values and Real RisksGlobal Microstructures - Karin Knorr Cetina and Urs Bruegger The Virtual Societies of Financial MarketsThe Schumpeterian Role of Financial Innovations in the New Economy's Business Cycle - Charles G Leathers and J Patrick RainesPART THREE: GLOBAL FINANCE AS A DOMINANT ECONOMY?Accounting for Globalization - Cameron Graham and Dean NeuGlobalization and Electronic Commerce - Steve Globerman, Thomas W Roehl and Stephen Standifird Inferences from Retail BrokeringAre Offshore Financial Centres the Product of Global Markets? A Sociological Response - Matthew Donaghy and Michael ClarkePassing Judgement - Timothy Sinclair Credit Rating Process as Regulatory Mechanisms of Governance in the Emerging World OrderPART FOUR: DEBATING THE REGULATION AND TAXATION OF GLOBAL CAPITALThe Globalization of Taxation? Electronic Commerce and the Transformation of the State - Roland ParisGlobalization and Justice - Jon MandleThe Tobin Tax - Heikki Patom[um]aki A New Phase in the Politics of Globalization?Capital Mobility, Capital Controls and Globalization in the 21st Century - Sebastian EdwardsPART FIVE: (OTHER) CRITICAL PROJECTIONSGlobal Crisis - John Hinkson Political Economy and beyondSolving Sovereign Debt Overhang by Internationalizing Chapter 9 Procedures - Kunibert RafferBeyond the Tobin Tax - Myron Frankman Global Democracy and a Global CurrencyRegulating Economic Globalization - Ash AminVolume Three - Edited by Paul James and Ronen Palan Globalizing Economic Regimes and InstitutionsPART ONE: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS: THE RISE OF GLOBAL AGREEMENTS AND CORPORATE BODIESReconstituting the Global Public Domain - John Gerard Ruggie Issues, Actors and PracticesNew Constitutionalism, Democratization and Global Political Economy - Stephen GillThe Global Diffusion of Regulatory Capitalism - Daniel Levi-FaurPART TWO: CORPORATIONS, MARKETS AND GLOBALIZATIONAlliances and Networks - R GulatiFlexible Specialization versus Post-Fordism - P Hirst and J Zeitlin Theory, Evidence and Policy ImplicationsCorporate Governance and Globalization - Mary O'SullivanPART THREE: STATE, LAW AND GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOVERNANCEGoverning Globalization - John W Cioffi The State, Law and Structural Change in Corporate GovernanceTowards a Schumpeterian Workfare State? Preliminary Remarks on Post-Fordist Political Economy - Bob JessopTax Havens and the Commercialization of State Sovereignty - Ronen PalanBreaking Frames - Gunther Teubner Economic Globalization and the Emergence of Lex MercatoriaGlobalization, Tax Competition and the Fiscal Crisis of the Welfare State - R S Avi-YonahPART FOUR: DEBATING GLOBAL ECONOMIC GOVERNANCEEconomic Globalization and Institutions of Global Governance - Keith GriffinWhy Economic Globalization Is Not Enough - Graham HarrisonGlobalization and Global Economic Governance - Martin WolfPART FIVE: CRITICAL PROJECTIONS: TRANSNATIONAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS AND GLOBALIZATIONThe Institutional Requirements of the WTO in an Era of Globalization - Jens Ladegfoged Mortensen Imperfections in the Global Economic PolityCapital-Market Liberalization, Globalization and the IMF - Joseph E StiglizHow Powerful Are Transnational Elite Clubs? The Social Myth of the World Economic Forum - Jean-Christophe GrazFrom the Top-Down - Jacqueline Best The New Financial Architecture and the Re-Embedding of Global FinanceVolume Four - Edited by Paul James and Robert O'Brien Globalizing LabourPART ONE: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENTS: THE RISE OF A GLOBAL DIVISION OF LABOURWealth of Nations (Chapters 1-3) - Adam SmithWorld Scale Patterns of Labour-Capital Conflict - Beverly Silver Labor Unrest, Long Waves and Cycles of HegemonyGlobalization, Labor Markets and Policy Backlash in the Past - Jeffrey G WilliamsonRethinking the International Division of Labour in the Context of Globalization - James H MittelmanPART TWO: GLOBAL LABOUR DIVIDES: CLASS, GENDER AND RACEThe Transnational Capitalist Class and Global Politics - Leslie SklairRecasting Our Understanding of Gender and Work during Global Restructuring - Jean L Pyle and Kathryn B WardRacial Assumptions in Global Labor Recruitment and Supply - Randolph B PersaudRethinking Globalization - Philip McMichael The Agrarian Question RevisitedPART THREE: GLOBALIZATION AND LABOUR MOBILITYNeo-Liberalism and the Regulation of Global Labor Mobility - Henk OverbeekLabor versus Globalization - George RossLabour Migration - David Ellerman A Developmental Path or Low Level Trap?Labor Internationalism and the Contradictions of Globalization - Andrew Herod Or, Why the Local Is Sometimes Still Important in a Global EconomyPART FOUR: DEBATING GLOBAL GOVERNANCE AND LABOURWorkers and World Order - Robert O'Brien The Tentative Transformation of the International Union MovementAdventures of Emancipatory Labour Strategy as the New Global Movement Challenges International Unionism - Peter WatermanDecent Work - Leah F Vosko The Shifting Role of the ILO and the Struggle for Global Social JusticePART FIVE CRITICAL PROJECTIONSPower Repetoires and Globalization - Frances Fox Piven and Richard A ClowardResponsibility and Global Labor Justice - Iris Marion YoungSouthern Unionism and the New Labour Internationalism - Rob Lambert and Eddie WebsterGlobalization, Labor and the Polanyi Problem - Ronaldo Munck

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  • ISBN13: 9781412919524
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1832
  • ID: 9781412919524
  • ISBN10: 1412919525

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