Which 'Global Village'? : Societies, Cultures, and Political-Economic Systems in a Euro-Atlantic Perspective


Which 'Global Village'? : Societies, Cultures, and Political-Economic Systems in a Euro-Atlantic Perspective

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 263 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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Trade laws, industrial relations, economic and political systems are analyzed in a critical perspective. Moreover, environment and sustainable development, languages' rights, education, mobility and migrations are discussed in view of contemporary social changes.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            xi
Introduction xiii
Part I Economic, Political and Social
Dimensions of Globalization
Introductory Outline: ``Global Village or 3 (6)
Global Pillage?'' A New Architecture and
New Architects
Jeremy Brecher
The Local and the Global in Financial Crises 9 (14)
Elmar Altvater
The Uneasiness of Globalization: Notes on 23 (18)
the Role of Migrations in the World Society
Alessandro Dal Lago
Globalization Without Enemies or Enemies of 41 (10)
Luca Burgazzoli
Mobility in the Globalized Economy 51 (12)
Vincenzo Li Donni
Industrial Relations and Globalization: 63 (20)
Some Reflections Based on the Canadian
Gilles Trudeau
Part II The United States and Europe in the
New World Order
The Audacity of America: Historical Origins 83 (8)
of the New World Order
Bruce Daniels
Oppositional Tendencies to the (More or 91 (18)
Less) One-Party System in the United States
Malcolm Sylvers
Globalization: The Role of Parties and 109 (22)
Movements in the Democratic Transition
Andrea Mignone
Continental Drift: European Integration and 131 (14)
American Hegemony
Stephen Burman
The Impact of Globalization on the American 145 (12)
South: Culture, Ecology, and Economy
David Goldfield
Part III Toward a Cosmopolitan Society?
Ecology, Languages, Gender and Education
Mondo Esotico: Globalization Through 157 (12)
Green-Colored Glasses
Jack Temple Kirby
Globalization and Problems of Intergraded 169 (12)
Analysis in the Processes of
Territorialization, Deterritorialization
and Reterritorialization Caused by the Nets
Frameworks: Some Meaningful Examples
Mauro Spotorno
Reconciling Economics and Ecology to 181 (12)
Address Global Issues
J. Terry Rolfe
Language and Law in the Era of Globalization 193 (10)
Joseph G. Turi
The Pathologization of the Female Body in 203 (10)
the Post-Fordist Era: Notes for Feminist
Considerations about Globalization
Augusta Molinari
Globalization and Its Challenge to Higher 213 (16)
Education: Some Reflections of a European
Americanist Educator and Life-Long Learner
Dorothea Steiner
Globalization and the Prospects for 229 (18)
Cosmopolitan Society
Barrie Axford
Concluding Remarks 247 (4)
Ferdinando Fasce
Index 251 (10)
About the Editor and the Contributors 261