πŸ“’ Author : Peter Dicken
πŸ“’ Publisher : Guilford Publications
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2015-02-10
πŸ“’ Pages : 619
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781462519552
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Social Science

SYNOPSIS : The definitive text on globalization, this book provides an accessible, jargon-free analysis of how the world economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken synthesizes the latest ideas and empirical data to blaze a clear path through the thicket of globalization processes and debates. The book highlights the dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, nations, and other key players, and their role in shaping the uneven contours of development. Mapping the changing centers of gravity of the global economy, Dicken presents in-depth case studies of six major industries. Now in full color throughout, the text features 228 figures. Companion websites for students and instructors offer extensive supplemental resources, including author videos, applied case studies with questions, lecture notes with PowerPoint slides, discipline-specific suggested further reading for each chapter, and interactive flashcards. ΓΏ ΓΏ New to This Edition: *Every chapter thoroughly revised and updated. *All 228 figures (now in color) are new or redesigned. *Addresses the ongoing fallout from the recent global financial crisis. *Discussions of timely topics: tax avoidance and corporate social responsibility; global problems of unemployment, poverty, and inequality; environmental degradation; the Eurozone crisis; and more. *Enhanced online resources for instructors and students.


πŸ“’ Author : Peter Dicken
πŸ“’ Publisher : SAGE
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-12-17
πŸ“’ Pages : 648
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781473911048
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Global Shift is - quite simply - the definitive work on economic globalization. The extensive use of graphics, lack of jargon, and clear definition of terms has made it the standard work for the social sciences. The Seventh Edition has been completely updated using the latest available sources. It maps the changing centres of gravity of the global economy and explains the global financial crisis. Each chapter has been extensively rewritten and new material introduced to explain the most recent empirical developments; ideas on production, distribution, consumption; and corporate governance. Global Shift provides: The most comprehensive and up-to-date explanation of economic globalization available, examining the role of transnational corporations, states, labour, consumers, organizations in civil society, and the power relations between them. A clear guide to how the global economy is being transformed through the operation of global production networks involving transnational corporations, states, interest groups and technology. Extended discussion of problems and institutions of global governance in the context of the global economic crisis and of the role of corporate social responsibility. A suite of extensive online ancillaries for both students and lecturers, including author videos, case studies, lecture notes, and free access to specially selected journal articles related to each chapter. There is only one definitive guide to economic globalization for the social sciences: and that's Peter Dicken's Global Shift.


πŸ“’ Author : Peter Dicken
πŸ“’ Publisher : SAGE
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-12-17
πŸ“’ Pages : 648
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781473911055
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Global Shift is - quite simply - the definitive work on economic globalization. The extensive use of graphics, lack of jargon, and clear definition of terms has made it the standard work for the social sciences. The Seventh Edition has been completely updated using the latest available sources. It maps the changing centres of gravity of the global economy and explains the global financial crisis. Each chapter has been extensively rewritten and new material introduced to explain the most recent empirical developments; ideas on production, distribution, consumption; and corporate governance. Global Shift provides: The most comprehensive and up-to-date explanation of economic globalization available, examining the role of transnational corporations, states, labour, consumers, organizations in civil society, and the power relations between them. A clear guide to how the global economy is being transformed through the operation of global production networks involving transnational corporations, states, interest groups and technology. Extended discussion of problems and institutions of global governance in the context of the global economic crisis and of the role of corporate social responsibility. A suite of extensive online ancillaries for both students and lecturers, including author videos, case studies, lecture notes, and free access to specially selected journal articles related to each chapter. There is only one definitive guide to economic globalization for the social sciences: and that's Peter Dicken's Global Shift.


πŸ“’ Author : Peter Dicken
πŸ“’ Publisher : Guilford Publications
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2015-02-19
πŸ“’ Pages : 619
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781462520015
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Social Science

SYNOPSIS : The definitive text on globalization, this book provides an accessible, jargon-free analysis of how the world economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken synthesizes the latest ideas and empirical data to blaze a clear path through the thicket of globalization processes and debates. The book highlights the dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, nations, and other key players, and their role in shaping the uneven contours of development. Mapping the changing centers of gravity of the global economy, Dicken presents in-depth case studies of six major industries. Now in full color throughout, the text features 228 figures. Companion websites for students and instructors offer extensive supplemental resources, including author videos, applied case studies with questions, lecture notes with PowerPoint slides, discipline-specific suggested further reading for each chapter, and interactive flashcards. New to This Edition: *Every chapter thoroughly revised and updated. *All 228 figures (now in color) are new or redesigned. *Addresses the ongoing fallout from the recent global financial crisis. *Discussions of timely topics: tax avoidance and corporate social responsibility; global problems of unemployment, poverty, and inequality; environmental degradation; the Eurozone crisis; and more. *Enhanced online resources for instructors and students.


πŸ“’ Author : Peter Dicken
πŸ“’ Publisher : Guilford Press
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2011
πŸ“’ Pages : 606
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781609180065
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Widely adopted throughout the world, this definitive text comprehensively examines how the global economy works and its effects on people and places. Peter Dicken provides a balanced yet critical analysis of globalization processes and debates. The text synthesizes a wealth of data on production, distribution, consumption, and innovation, including detailed case studies of key global industries. Students learn how the global economic map is being shaped and reshaped by dynamic interactions among transnational corporations, states, consumers, labor, and civil society organizations. Useful features include more than 250 quick-reference figures and tables. New to This Edition *Revised throughout to incorporate the latest ideas in the field; gives increased attention to global production networks as a major organizing principle. *Addresses the current global financial crisis. *Chapter on environmental impacts of global production networks. *Case study chapter on the extractive industries. *Fully updated empirical data; additional maps and charts.


πŸ“’ Author : Warwick E. Murray
πŸ“’ Publisher : Routledge
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2006-05-05
πŸ“’ Pages : 396
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781134369003
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Science

SYNOPSIS : This informative text offers a geographical perspective on globalization. It provides a lively exploration of its spatial impacts and the distinctive contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this field. Fully up-to-date and engaging, this work: critically appraises the concept and processes of globalization from a geographical perspective debates the historical evolution of globalized society illustrates how the core principles of human geography - such as space and scale - lead to a better understanding of the phenomenon analyzes the interconnected economic, political and cultural geographies of globalization examines the impact of global transformations β€˜on the ground’ using examples from six continents discusses the challenges for the environment and the Third World created by globalizing processes articulates a human geographical framework for progressive globalization. Throughout, boxed sections highlight and clearly explain 'key concepts' and showcase classic and innovative work. Highly illustrated with figures, photographs and maps, this book also includes chapter summaries and annotated further reading. It will be indispensable for human geography, sociology, political science and development studies undergraduates and postgraduates studying the phenomenon on both dedicated and linked courses.


πŸ“’ Author : Warwick E. Murray
πŸ“’ Publisher : Routledge
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2014-09-29
πŸ“’ Pages : 506
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781135281779
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Science

SYNOPSIS : Geographies of Globalization 2nd edition offers an animated and fully-updated exposition of the geographical impacts of globalization and the contribution of human geography to studies and debates in this area. Energetic and engaging, this book: β€’ Illustrates how the core principles of human geography – such as space and scale – lead to a better understanding of the phenomenon β€’ Debates the historical evolution of globalized society β€’ Analyses the interconnected economic, political and cultural geographies of globalization β€’ Examines the impact of global transformations β€˜on the ground’ using examples from six continents β€’ Discusses the three global crises currently facing the world – inequality, the environment and unstable capitalism most recently manifested in the Great Recession β€’ Articulates a human geographical framework for progressive globalization and approaching solutions to the problems we face Boxed sections highlight key concepts and innovative work by geographers as well as topical and lively debates concerning current global trends. The book is also generously illustrated with a wide range of Figures, photographs, and maps.


πŸ“’ Author : Laura D'Andrea Tyson
πŸ“’ Publisher : Peterson Institute
πŸ“’ Release Date : 1993
πŸ“’ Pages : 324
πŸ“’ ISBN : 0881321060
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Business & Economics

SYNOPSIS : Governments around the world? This volume answers these questions on the basis of detailed and rigorous case studies of trade disputes between the United States, Japan, and Europe in aircraft, semiconductors, supercomputers, telecommunications, and other electronics products. Tyson proposes a "cautious activist" policy agenda to promote US competitiveness in high-technology sectors and to strengthen multilateral rules governing high-technology trade.


πŸ“’ Author : John V. Walther
πŸ“’ Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013-02-15
πŸ“’ Pages : 428
πŸ“’ ISBN : 9781449632342
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Science

SYNOPSIS : Earth's Natural Resources provides a thorough overview of the subject and details how natural resources relate to individuals and our society. It discusses how the Earth's natural resources form and change over time, how they are extracted for human use, and how we can continue to sustainably use them with our ever-growing global population. The text begins with the basics of energy-giving resources such as oil, natural gas, and coal, as well as alternative energy sources and nuclear power. It goes on to cover the earth's abundant and scarce metals, followed by elements used in agriculture, water and its distribution, quality, and usage. The final section highlights soil composition, minerals, and degradation. In each section, the author discusses the science of the element under consideration, as well as any environmental and sustainability concerns that have arisen as humans have harvested the resources with increasing effectiveness. Key Features of Earth's Natural Resources: -Provides a thorough overview of our natural resources and how society affects these resources -Includes material on alternative energy sources -End-of-chapter material includes chapter summaries, key term listing, student problems, and reference for further reading -Instructor resources include: PowerPoint Image Bank, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, answers to end of chapter problems


πŸ“’ Author : Frederick P.. Stutz
πŸ“’ Publisher :
πŸ“’ Release Date : 2013
πŸ“’ Pages : 504
πŸ“’ ISBN : 1292021195
πŸ“’ Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
πŸ“’ Category : Economic geography

SYNOPSIS : : This comprehensive text explores contemporary geographic topics and perspectives relating to the world economy. The authors provide a strong theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the global economy in an era of shifting borders, restructuring economies, and regional realignments. Economic theory is combined with geography to address critical problems of growth, distribution, and development, along with their impact on international business. Recent geopolitical changes are vividly portrayed in a series of superb full-color maps and striking photographs. The Sixth Edition includes updated tables and data, color maps, 2009 economic statistics, a detailed analysis of the global shift in world trade and development, eleven new Case Studies, and a new Premium Website with videos, weblinks, RSS feeds, and quizzes.