An Unruly World
Globalization, Governance and Geography
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Unruly World by Andrew Herod
Book DescriptionAn Unruly World explores the diverse conundrums thrown up by seemingly unruly globalization. Examining how fast transnational capitalism is re-making the rules of the game, in a wide variety of different places, domains, and sectors, the authors focus on a wide range of issues: from analysis of 'soft capitalism', and the post-Cold War organizational drives of international trade unions, to the clamour of states to reinvent welfare policy, and the efforts of citizen groups to challenge trade and financial regimes. An Unruly World argues that we are not living in a world bereft of rules and rulers; the rules governing the global economy today are more strictly enforced by international organizations and rhetoric than ever before.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415169318
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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