Global Political Economy in the Information Age
Power and Inequality
By (author) Gillian Youngs
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Global Political Economy in the Information Age by Gillian Youngs
Book DescriptionIntroduction: 20th-21st century imaginings and realities Section 1: Time/Space Frameworks 1. States and Markets: understanding geospatial time 2. Virtual Realities: exploring sociospatiality 3. The Political Economy of Time: historical time, speed and mobility Section 2: Borders and Inequality 4. Transcendence and Communication 5. Inequality as Driver 6. Embedding Patriarchy: feminism and inequality in the Internet era Section 3: Technofutures and Power 7. Complex Hegemony in the 21st Century: power and inequality Conclusion
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415384070
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gillian Youngs
Globalization, Paperback (June 2008)
Focusing on the major topics of globalization, this work includes: the importance of the emerging economies of India and China and how this is effecting the global community; the impact of migration; the debate between the northern and southern hemispheres; and how the Internet and other technologies are changing the face of globalization.
Global Political Economy in the Information Age, Hardback (December 2006)
Gives an introduction to 20th-21st century imaginings and realities. Divided in sections, this work includes Time/Space Frameworks. It features topics such as: States and Markets: understanding geospatial time; Embedding Patriarchy: feminism and inequality in the Internet era; Complex Hegemony in the 21st Century: power and inequality; and more.
International Relations in a Global Age, Paperback (June 1999)» View all books by Gillian Youngs
The book investigates the ways in which state--centred approaches to international relations have limited our understanding of global, political, economic and cultural processes. By assessing a wide range of such state--centred work, Youngs identifies the challenges we must address to grasp the complexity of the contemporary world.
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Author Biography - Gillian Youngs
This volume is an insightful, fresh and broad-ranging evaluation of the conceptual challenges of globalization and the new information era. We are living in an unparalleled era of globalization; a world of Internet connectivity and emerging markets in which borders are becoming ever more permeable and trade increasingly global. From technology and change to knowledge and power, this book examines how established theoretical traditions of international relations and global political economy are shifting in the information age. Written from a critical perspective, it analyzes how information and technology are becoming of greater structural relevance to our understanding of globalization. By addressing the linkages between these two together with current socio-economic developments, Gillian Youngs argues that technology is one of the key ways in which we can study how power is attained and maintained in global political economy. This volume is divided into three sections: * time/space frameworks * borders and inequality * technofutures and power. Global Political Economy in the Information Age will be of interest to students and scholars of international political economy, global governance, Internet politics, international economics, and politics and international relations in general.
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