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Globalisation, culture & inequalities

Globalisation, culture & inequalities

in honour of the late Ishak Shari

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Published by Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in Bangi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-397) and index.

Other titlesGlobalisation, culture and inequalities
Statementedited by Abdul Rahman Embong.
SeriesMalaysian and international studies series, Siri kajian Malaysia dan antarabangsa.
ContributionsAbdul Rahman Embong., Ishak Shari.
The Physical Object
Pagination418 p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3376733M
ISBN 109679426726, 9679426653
LC Control Number2004473094

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Read chapter 8 How Is Economic Globalization Affecting Inequality?: From the oceans to continental heartlands, human activities have altered the physical. Developing countries face special risks that globalization and market reforms will exacerbate inequality, at least in the short run, and raise the political costs of inequality. During that transition, more emphasis on minimizing and managing inequality would minimize the real risks of .

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The underlying theme in the book is the multi-dimensional way in which globalization - in the form of ideas, practices and technology - have introduced social inequalities in specific contexts.

In particular, the book examines how inequality has been reproduced, challenged and theorized in Asia by the advent of globalizing : Hardcover. The book, constructed against this pervasive anti-dialogical backdrop, aims to widen, culture & inequalities book, and in some cases open, discourse related to globalisation, and new dimensions of social inequality in the global : Hardcover.

In The Globalization of Inequality, distinguished economist and policymaker François Bourguignon examines the complex and paradoxical links between a vibrant world economy that has raised the living standard of over half a billion people in emerging nations such as China, India, and Brazil, and the exponentially increasing inequality within countries/5.

The book re-thinks the nature of economy, polity, civil society and violence. It places globalization and inequalities at the centre of an innovative new understanding of modernity and progress and demonstrates the power of these theoretical reformulations in practice, drawing on global data and in-depth analysis of the US and EU.

A major aim of Education and Social Inequality in the Global Culture, which is the first volume in the volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, edited by Joseph Zajda and his team, is to present a global overview of the relationship of education.

"The Globalization of Inequality manages to be both an accessible culture & inequalities book and a well-argued book." —Stephen Howes, Economic Record "In this season of tomes on inequality, François Bourguignon's book stands out for its ability to combine global sweep with attention to minutiae, its passionate concern for the world's burgeoning inequality, and.

Globalization is increasingly linked to inequality, but with often divergent and polarized findings. Some researchers show that globalization accentuates inequality both within and between : Melinda Mills.

What the book shows is that the ebb and flow of globalisation have been intimately linked with military conflict, with the rise of political power, with competition among the great powers.

And we miss a lot of the picture if we don’t understand that behind economic globalisation of any kind is. Generally speaking, issues surrounding culture and globalization have received less attention than the debates, which have arisen over globalization and the environment or labor standards.

In part this is because cultural issues are more subtle and sensitive, and often more confusing. "The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most often. of globalization and culture as well as the various aspects of Nigerian culture.

It also examines the impact of globalization on culture. Effort is made on the ways Nigerian culture can be protected from extinction as a result of forces of globalization, which is. Statistics from Global Inequality, a book by the development economist Branko Milanović, indicate that in relative terms the greatest benefits of globalisation have accrued to a rising Author: Nikil Saval.

Get this from a library. Globalisation, culture & inequalities: in honour of the late Ishak Shari. [Abdul Rahman Embong.; Ishak Shari.;] -- Discourses of globalisation: Chap.

1; A world for all -- Chap. 2; Globalisation and the end of empire. -- Chap. 3; Globalisation debates -- Country responses to globalisation: Chap.

4; The problem. Impact of Globalization on World Culture. inequalities. A World Connected, and Divided: The positive effects of globalization on culture are many!Author: Hilal Wani. The book, constructed against this pervasive anti-dialogical backdrop, aims to widen, deepen, and in some cases open, discourse related to globalisation, and new dimensions of social inequality in the global culture.

A major aim of Education and Social Inequality in the Global Culture, which is the first volume in the volume book series Globalisation, Comparative Education and Policy Research, edited by Joseph Zajda and his team, is to present a global overview of the relationship of education, socio-economic status, and globalization.

By examining some of the major education policy issues, particularly. As the developing world continues to get richer, global inequality will continue to fall. But there is more to the story than this: economic globalization has also increased inequality within individual countries, partially offsetting the effects of the convergence of the rest with the by: 1 A later version of this chapter is in Luke Martell, Sociology of Globalization, Polity Press, Chapter 8 Global Inequality: Is globalisation a solution to world poverty.

Global inequality is the main reason to take an interest in Size: KB. Globalization is creating fresh opportunities for hundreds of millions of people. But the gap between richest and poorest countries is widening and inequality within many countries is increasing.

CGD president Nancy Birdsall will testify this week before a U.S. congressional committee on policies for fair growth in Latin America, where inequality, long a problem, is getting. evolution of global inequality is the main focus of both books. Figure 1 shows the series of global inequality measures provided by Bourguignon, using a Theil index.2 We see the fall in global inequality, markedly so in the new millennium.

This has been driven by a decline in inequality between countries, which accounts for the bulk of total. Inequality and Globalization: A Review Essay by Martin Ravallion.

Published in vol issue 2, pages of Journal of Economic Literature, JuneAbstract: As normally measured, "global inequality" is the relative inequality of incomes found among all people in Cited by:.

GLOBAL INEQUALITY: A new approach for the age of globalization Branko Milanovic A short synopsis of the proposed book Chapter I. The rise of the global middle class and global plutocrats The chapter looks at the changes in global income distribution between andwith an extension up to Cited by:   To explain the rise in inequality that began in the s and has accelerated since the turn of the century, many have pointed out that indicators of globalisation, such as.

Ravallion () 1 questions the thesis that globalization has been a major driving force of inequality. While this is the conclusion of two recently published books (Bourguignon, 2 and Milanovic, 3), Ravallion argues that their interpretation of the data is not well supported and that is even contradicted by the economic is a summary of his article.