Real World Globalization

Edited by Armagan Gezici, Jawied Nawabi, Alejandro Reuss, Chris Sturr, and the Dollars & Sense collective

real world globalization cover
Edition:
16th
Date of publication:
December 2017
ISBN:
978-1-939402-33-2
Pages:
345
Price:
$35.95


  • CHAPTER 1—CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALIZATION
    • 1.1 The Global Economy Today Arthur MacEwan
    • 1.2 Inevitable, Irresistible, and Irreversible? Alejandro Reuss
    • 1.3 Is Rising Income Inequality Inevitable? C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
    • 1.4 Inequality in the World Arthur MacEwan
    • 1.5 Maximum "Economic Freedom": No Cure-All for Our Economic Ills John Miller
  • CHAPTER 2—CORPORATE POWER AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
    • 2.1 Monopoly Capital and Global Competition Arthur MacEwan
    • 2.2 Hopsopoly: Global Beer Mergers Reach a New LevelRob Larson
    • 2.3 No Friendship in Trade Sasha Breger Bush
    • 2.4 Inversion Acceleration Roger Bybee
    • 2.5 How Goldman Sachs Caused a Greek Tragedy Jim Hightower
  • CHAPTER 3—INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT
    • 3.1 The Gospel of Free Trade Arthur MacEwan
    • 3.2 Comparative Advantage Ramaa Vasudevan
    • 3.3 Outsized Offshore Outsourcing John Miller
    • 3.4 The "Trade Deal" Scam Dean Baker
    • 3.5 What Would a Progressive Trade Policy Look Like? Arthur MacEwan
  • CHAPTER 4—INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
    • 4.1 The Era of Financialization Costas Lapavitsas
    • 4.2 Lessons from Iceland's Financial Crisis Nina Eichacker
    • 4.3 Inflation Targeting and Neoliberalism Gerald Epstein
    • 4.4 Dollar Dominance Arthur MacEwan
    • 4.5 Capital Flight from Africa: What Is to Be Done? James K. Boyce
  • CHAPTER 5—INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    • 5.1 The International Monetary Fund and World Bank The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.2 The World Trade Organization The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.3 NAFTA and CAFTA The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.4 The European Union and the Eurozone The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.5 Remembering the "Tokyo No" Robin Broad
    • 5.6 Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: It's Not About Trade Dean Baker
  • CHAPTER 6—LABOR IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
    • 6.1 The Globalization Clock Thomas Palley
    • 6.2 Globalization and the End of the Labor Aristocracy Jayati Ghosh
    • 6.3 The Trump Supply Chain and the Art of the Sweatshop John Miller
    • 6.4 On Strike in China Chris Tilly and Marie Kennedy
    • 6.5 Inequality: The Silly Takes Economists Like to Tell Dean Baker
  • CHAPTER 7—MIGRATION
    • 7.1 Walled Off From Reality John Miller
    • 7.2 What Trump Can and Can't Do to Immigrants David Bacon
    • 7.3 Europe's Refugee "Crisis" Jayati Ghosh
    • 7.4 Made in Argentina Marie Trigona
    • 7.5 The Rise of Migrant Worker Militancy Immanuel Ness
  • CHAPTER 8—DEVELOPMENT AND "UNDERDEVELOPMENT"
    • 8.1 Famine Myths William G. Moseley
    • 8.2 Measuring Economic Development: The Human Development Approach Alejandro Reuss
    • 8.3 Land Reform: A Precondition for Sustainable Economic Development Jawied Nawabi
    • 8.4 Debt and Development Alejandro Reuss
  • CHAPTER 9—SPOTLIGHT: THE STATE, DEVELOPMENT, AND GLOBALIZATION
    • 9.1 What Ever Happened to Development? Jawied Nawabi
    • 9.2 Latin America Needs a Developmentalist State Matias Vernengo
    • 9.3 The Return of Capital Controls Armagan Gezici
    • 9.4 Inadvertent Praise for China Mark Weisbrot
  • CHAPTER 10—THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF EMPIRE
    • 10.1 Colonialism, "Underdevelopment," and the International Division of Labor Alejandro Reuss
    • 10.2 Haiti's Fault Lines: Made in the U.S.A. Marie Kennedy and Chris Tilly
    • 10.3 Puerto Rico's Colonial Debt Jose Laguarta-Ramirez
    • 10.4 "Tied" Foreign Aid Arthur MacEwan
    • 10.5 Is It Oil? Arthur MacEwan
  • CHAPTER 11—NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    • 11.1 Is the United States a Pollution Haven? Frank Ackerman
    • 11.2 Why Some Leaders in Poorer Countries are Championing the Environment Robin Broad and John Cavanagh
    • 11.3 Is Nuclear Plant Closure a Mistake? Frank Ackerman
    • 11.4 The Great Land Giveaway in Mozambique Timothy A. Wise
    • 11.5 How Growth Can Be Green Robert Pollin
  • CHAPTER 12—CRISIS, AUSTERITY, AND STAGNATION
    • 12.1 The Specter of Secular Stagnation John Miller
    • 12.2 Can "Abenomics" Revive Japan's Economy? Junji Tokunaga
    • 12.3 German Wage Repression John Miller
    • 12.4 The Eurozone Crisis: Monetary Union and Fiscal Disunion Alejandro Reuss
    • 12.5 The Human Toll of Greek Austerity Evita Nolka
    • 12.6 The "Emerging Economies" Today Jayati Ghosh
  • CHAPTER 13—SPOTLIGHT: THE RISE OF RIGHT-WING NATIONALISM
    • 13.1 Trump and "National Neoliberalism" Sasha Breger Bush
    • 13.2 Nativism: As American as (Rotten) Apple Pie Gerald Friedman
    • 13.4 Shift to the Right in the Netherlands Marjolein van der Veen
    • 13.4 Globalization, Nativism, and the Brexit Vote Alejandro Reuss
  • CHAPTER 14—RESISTANCE AND ALTERNATIVES
    • 14.1 Keep It in the Ground Elissa Dennis
    • 14.2 China and the Global Economy Thomas Palley
    • 14.3 The Buenaventura Civic Strike Patricia Rodriguez
    • 14.4 Equal Treatment for Immigrants Alejandro Reuss
    • 14.5 After Horror, Change? John Miller
    • 14.6 Equality, Solidarity, Sustainability Jayati Ghosh
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