Deviant Globalization: Black Market Economy in the 21st Century (BOK)

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This collection of essays introduces the thriving illicit industries and activities within the global economy whose growth challenges traditional notions of wealth, power, and progress. Through essays contributed by leading experts and scholars, "Deviant Globalization" argues that far from being marginal, illicit activities are a fundamental part of globalization. Narcotrafficking, human trafficking, the organ trade, computer malware, transnational gangs are just as much artifacts of globalization as are CNN and McDonald's, free trade and capital mobility, accessible air travel and container shipping. In fact, almost every technology, process, and regulation that enables mainstream globalization is an enabler of deviant globalization. This unique book explains why understanding deviant globalization as a systemic and integral part of globalization is crucial for setting up policies that will maximize the benefits of globalization and minimize its ill effects. Going beyond the usual pro/con arguments about globalization, "Deviant Globalization" seeks to initiate a critical debate about the choices it presents to governments, firms, supra-national organizations, and individuals. An accessible treatment of the underbelly of globalization, the book offers a systematic treatment of the difficult policy choices that it creates and describes a much more complex and symbiotic relationship between illicit and mainstream globalization.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2011 Forlag
CONTINUUM
ISBN 9781441178107 Antall sider 256
Dimensjoner 15,3cm x 22,8cm x 1,9cm Vekt 499 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Jesse Goldhammer, Nils Gilman, Steven Weber
Emner og form International economics, Globalization