The process of globalization is now the most important factor in world politics. The current world order is ending but as yet there is no clear replacement for it. Teach Yourself Globalization is an accessible and objective guide to this complex and all-important process. It focuses not only on the economic implications of globalization but also on the social, cultural and political consequences of this process. Globalization cannot be reversed. This book considers how we came to be in the position we find ourselves in now and how our world today differs from that in the last century. It focuses on the three main 'powers' in our world today - co-operative, corporate and people power before addressing arguments for and against this process.Throughout, real-life examples are used to ensure that this book is not purely theoretical but also brings the issues and arguments to life. It concludes with a section on where we go from here, since we will be living with globalization for a long time to come, we need to be sure that it is worth living with. Keith Suter is an internationally renowned social and economic commentator, writer and broadcaster. His style and the real-life examples will ensure you gain essential insight into this fascinating process.
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Dr Keith Suter is an economic and social commentator, strategic planner, conference speaker, author and broadcaster. He is well known for his 'Global Notebook' segment on the popular Australian national breakfast show 'Sunrise' - he is the foreign affairs editor on this daily show. He is a foreign policy analyst for Sky TV Australia and a member of the international think tank, The Club of Rome. He is also a life member of the UN Association and writes the history page for The Daily Telegraph, Australia. He can be heard on Australian radio on average once a day. In 1986 Keith was awarded the Australian Government's Peace Medal. In 1994, he was voted, 'Australian Communicator of the Year'.
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Buchbeschreibung Teach Yourself Books, 2006. Paperback. Buchzustand: New. book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers M0340928875