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Taming Globalization by David Held
Book DescriptionIn this volume some of the worlda s leading analysts of globalization discuss the economic, political and ethical implications of global economic integration. They assess the benefits and the costs of globalization and suggest strategies for reconciling it with the interests and aspirations of the people in all regions of the world. The contributors understand globalization not as a uniform process that should be praised or condemned in its entirety, but as a complex phenomenon that can and must be shaped and steered towards socially desirable goals. They reject the idea that the results of market processes are inexorable or invariably beneficial. On the contrary, they call for a robust global governance that is attentive to normative commitments -- the common good, social justice, and democratic accountability -- and does not reflect the overwhelming power of a handful of governments and corporate interests. Taming Globalization offers a fresh look at a much--debated topic, and sets out new ideas for curtailing and overcoming the negative aspects of global economic change. Contributors include Robert E. Goodin, David Held, Robert O. Keohane, John Gerard Ruggie, Joseph E. Stiglitz, and Robert Hunter Wade
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745630779
(214mm x 159mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 12-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David Held
Global Political Theory, Paperback (August 2016)
Philosophers have never shied away from interrogating the nature of our obligations beyond borders.
Global Governance at Risk, Hardback (September 2013)
* A major new collection examining the economic and political challenges currently faced by multilateral and transnational governance institutions.
Climate Governance in the Developing World, Paperback (June 2013)
Since 2009, a diverse group of developing states that includes China, Brazil, Ethiopia and Costa Rica has been advancing unprecedented pledges to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, offering new, unexpected signs of climate leadership.
Gridlock, Paperback (March 2012)» View all books by David Held
The issues that increasingly dominate the 21st century cannot be solved by any single country acting alone, no matter how powerful. To manage the global economy, prevent runaway environmental destruction, reign in nuclear proliferation, or confront other global challenges, we must cooperate.
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Author Biography - David Held
David Held is Graham Wallas Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Mathias Koenig--Archibugi is Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
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