A European Perspective
An interdisciplinary political economy perspective on globalization, discussing its characteristics, its problems for developing countries, and the relationship between globalization and European integration. A book not to be missed by anyone with an interest in globalization.
Preface; S.Zamagni Introduction; P.Della Posta, M.Uvalic P.Della Posta Agriculture and World Trade Liberalization; S.S.Nello Pro-Poor Growth in an Era of Globalization: A Review of What we Know (and of What we Don't); J.H.Lopez Poverty and Inequality in the Globalized World; S.Borghesi Globalization and Macroeconomic Stability in the Globalized Economy; T.D.Togati Discussion; G.Federico, A.Vercelli PART II: GLOBALIZATION AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES Labour Market in Developing World; G.C.Giannelli Globalization and Macroeconomic Policies for Developing Countries; D.Tropeano A New Geography of Preferences for Sub-Saharan African Countries in a Globalizing Trading System; M.Fugazza Regionalism as an Alternative Model for Developing Countries; F.Martines Regionalism in Southeast Europe; M.Uvalic Discussion; A.Cigno, M.Plummer PART III: EUROPEAN INTEGRATION AS A RESPONSE TO GLOBALIZATION The European Union and Governance in a Globalized World; A.Verdun Is the 'European Model' Viable in a Globalized World?; A.Bongardt D.Vaughan-Whitehead Resisting Globalization: Voting Power Indices and the National Interest in EU Decision-Making; E.C.Angelini Substate Strategies in Response to Europeanizing and Globalizing Trends; E.Hepburn Model Europe? Reflections on the EU as a Model of Regional Integration; P.Murray Discussion; F.Farina, P.Schmitter ROUNDTABLE: SOME REFLECTIONS ON GLOBALIZATION Introduction: A European Perspective on Globalization; F.Torres Some Notes on Globalization; P.De Grauwe An Overview of Current Globalization, Opportunities and Threats; G.Giovannetti Globalization: Beneficial for Whom?; J.Kroeger Globalization Today: Incomplete, Distorted and Unfair; M.Nuti