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TitleGlobal tensions : challenges and opportunities in the world economy / edited by Lourdes Beneria and Savitri Bisnath
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2004
Descript vii, 336 p. ; 24 cm


Part 1: Globalization and global governance -- Toward a Stark Utopia? New constitutionalism and the politics of globalization -- Tax distortion in the global economy -- Human rights and corporate profits: the UN global compact - part of the solution or part of the problem? -- Cross-border externalities and international public good: implications for aid agencies -- Part 2: North-South tensions -- Financial-sector liberalization and the Asian financial crisis: the IFIs got it wrong twice -- Developing countries and the new financial architecture -- Globaization: eight crises of social protection -- Part 3: The politics of international trade -- Biotechnology on insecurity? -- The WTO, GATS and TPRM: servicing liberalization and eroding equity goals? -- Labor standards, women's rights, basic needs: challenges to collective action in a globalizing world -- Contesting global trade rules: social movements and the World Trade Organization -- Part 4: Gender, globalization, and development -- Utilizing interdisciplinarity to analyze global socio-economic change: a tribute to Ester Boserup -- Development and productive deprivation: male patriarchal relations in business families and their implications for women in South India -- Promoting women's capabilities -- Part 5: Urban and global linkages -- Urban tensions : globalization, economic restructuring and the postmetropolitan transition -- Urban transport and tensions in Developing Countries

Free trade Foreign trade and employment Globalization -- Economic aspects Globalization -- Social aspects Anti-globalization movement International economic relations

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