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Globalization and the Race for Resources (Themes in Global Social Change)

by Stephen G. Bunker

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development economics,
  • Globalization,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Natural Resources,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • Japan,
  • USA,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Western Continental Europe,
  • Nature,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • History,
  • Mineral industries

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7871396M
    ISBN 100801882427
    ISBN 109780801882425

    The advance of economic globalization has led many academics, policy-makers, and activists to warn that it leads to a 'race to the bottom'. In a world increasingly free of restrictions on trade and capital flows, developing nations that cut public services are risking detrimental effects to the populace. Conventional wisdom suggests that it is the poorer members of these societies who . We then looked at the connections between globalization and social policy as a field of there is an extensive range of online resources covering issues of globalization. ‘race to the Author: Nicola Yeates.

      Globalization and Race will be an invaluable resource for courses on diaspora, anthropology, and cultural studies. The keen attention to subjectivities created through discourses and practices that figure race, gender, class, national, and continental differences in global contexts makes this volume distinctive.”—Paulla A. Ebron, author of Brand: Duke University Press. POM perspective of Globalization and the Race for Resources Free Essays, POM perspective of Globalization and the Race for Resources Papers. MOST POPULAR POM perspective of Globalization and the Race for Resources ESSAYS AND PAPERS at #1 POM perspective of Globalization and the Race for Resources ESSAYS COLLECTION ONLINE. Totally Free POM .

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Globalization and the Race for Resources (Themes in Global Social Change) by Stephen G. Bunker Download PDF EPUB FB2

Co-winner of the Distinguished Book Award given by the Political Economy of World Systems section of the American Sociological Association. Globalization and the Race for Resources explores how five nations―Portugal, the Netherlands, Britain, the United States, and Japan―achieved trade dominance by devising technologies, social and financial institutions, Cited by: Co-winner of the Distinguished Book Award given by the Political Economy of World Systems section of the American Sociological Association Globalization and the Race for Resources explores how five nations—Portugal, the Netherlands, Britain, the United States, and Japan—achieved trade dominance by devising technologies, social and financial institutions.

“Globalization and Race will be an invaluable resource for courses on diaspora, anthropology, and cultural studies. The keen attention to subjectivities created through discourses and practices that figure race, gender, class, national, and continental differences in global contexts makes this volume distinctive.”.

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Bunker and Paul S. Ciccantell reveal globalization as the result of the progressive extension of. Globalization and the Race for Resources explores how five nations—Portugal, the Netherlands, Britain, the United States, and Japan—achieved trade dominance by devising technologies, social and financial institutions, and markets to enhance their access to raw materials.

Through ecological and economic explanation of resource extraction and. This book provides a useful corrective to contemporary discussions of globalization, many of which assume that any 'race to the bottom' among developing nations will be detrimental to the poor. It will interest scholars and students of comparative political economy, welfare state policies and economic development."Cited by:   Free Online Library: Globalization and the race for resources.(Brief Article, Book Review) by "Reference & Research Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Books Book reviews.

Globalization and the Race for Resources explores how five nations—Portugal, the Netherlands, Britain, the United States, and Japan—achieved trade dominance by devising technologies, social and financial institutions, and markets to enhance their access to raw materials.

Through ecological and economic explanation of resource extraction and production, Stephen G. In Globalization and the Race for Resources, Stephen G. Bunker and Paul Ciccantell integrate ecological and economic explanations of extraction and production into a comparative history of six hundred years of globalization that explores the sequence of trade dominant nations—Portugal, Holland, Britain, the United States, and Japan—and.

Globalization and the Race for Resources explores how five nations―Portugal, the Netherlands, Britain, the United States, and Japan―achieved trade dominance by devising technologies, social and financial institutions, and markets to enhance their access to raw materials.

Through ecological and economic explanation of resource extraction and production, Stephen G. Cited by: The advance of economic globalization has led many academics, policy-makers, and activists to warn that it leads to a 'race to the bottom'.

In a world increasingly free of restrictions on trade and capital flows, developing nations that cut public services are risking detrimental effects to Cited by: Globalization largely refers to the movement toward an integrated global economy, marked by the free exchange of goods and capital.

In popular discourse, Globalization is often related to the Internet revolution, the neo-liberal or free-market economies and the predominantly western political, economic and cultural style. Globalization and the Race f or Resources is a com plicated book based on t he very simple, but es sential, idea that power—i n this case global power—is bas ed on the possession or control of.

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Kamari Maxine Clarke and Deborah A. Thomas argue that a firm grasp of globalization requires an understanding of how race has constituted, and been constituted by, global transformations.

Focusing attention on race as an analytic category, this state-of-the-art collection of essays explores the changing meanings of blackness in the context of.Globalization and the Race for Resources: Finding the Global in the Local Stephen G.

Bunker The inspiration, and some of the most important data, for this study of the forces that have driven the last six centuries of global trade expansion come from a single, very local, and very remote place—a huge man-made hole deep in the Amazon jungle.The Gender of Globalization.

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