Real World Globalization

Edited by Jawied Nawabi, Alejandro Reuss, Chris Sturr, and the Dollars & Sense collective

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Edition:
15th
Date of publication:
December 2016
ISBN:
978-1-939402-28-8
Pages:
330
Price:
$35.95


  • CHAPTER 1—CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON GLOBALIZATION
    • 1.1 The Global Economy Today Arthur MacEwan
    • 1.2 Inevitable, Irresistible, and Irreversible? Alejandro Reuss
    • 1.3 Is Rising Income Inequality Inevitable? C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
    • 1.4 Inequality in the World Arthur MacEwan
    • 1.5 Index of Economic Freedom John Miller
  • CHAPTER 2—CORPORATE POWER AND THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
    • 2.1 Monopoly Capital and Global Competition Arthur MacEwan
    • 2.2 No Friendship in Trade Sasha Breger Bush
    • 2.3 Crony Capitalism, Or Plain Old Capitalism? Arthur MacEwan
    • 2.4 Inversion Acceleration Roger Bybee
    • 2.5 The Other Colombia: The Economics and Politics of Depropriation Patricia M. Rodriguez
    • 2.6 How Goldman Sachs Caused a Greek Tragedy Jim Hightower
  • CHAPTER 3—INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT
    • 3.1 The Gospel of Free Trade Arthur MacEwan
    • 3.2 Comparative Advantage Ramaa Vasudevan
    • 3.3 Do Trade Agreements Foreclose Progressive Policy? Arthur MacEwan
    • 3.4 Outsized Offshore Outsourcing John Miller
    • 3.5 U.S.-China Trade in a Time of Economic Weakness Dean Baker
    • 3.6 The "Trade Deal" Scam Dean Baker
  • CHAPTER 4—INTERNATIONAL FINANCE
    • 4.1 The Era of Financialization Costas Lapavitsas
    • 4.2 Why Dollar Dominance? Arthur MacEwan
    • 4.3 Is China's Currency Manipulation Hurting the U.S.? Arthur MacEwan
    • 4.4 Lessons from Iceland's Financial Crisis Nina Eichacker
    • 4.5 Inflation Targeting and Neoliberal Policy Gerald Epstein
    • 4.6 $2 Lost for Every $1 Gained Jesse Griffiths
    • 4.7 Capital Flight from Africa: What Is to Be Done? James K. Boyce
  • CHAPTER 5—INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
    • 5.1 The International Monetary Fund and World Bank The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.2 The World Trade Organization The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.3 NAFTA and CAFTA The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.4 The European Union and the Eurozone The Dollars & Sense Collective
    • 5.5 Trans-Pacific Partnership: Corporate Power Unbound John Miller
    • 5.6 Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: It's Not About Trade Dean Baker
    • 5.7 Remembering the "Tokyo No" Robin Broad
  • CHAPTER 6—LABOR IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
    • 6.1 The Globalization Clock Thomas Palley
    • 6.2 Campus Struggles Against Sweatshops Continue Sarah Blaskey and Phil Gasper
    • 6.3 After Horror, Change? John Miller
    • 6.4 The Global Industrial Working Class Immanuel Ness
    • 6.5 On Strike in China Chris Tilly and Marie Kennedy
    • 6.6 Inequality: The Silly Takes Economists Like to Tell Dean Baker
  • CHAPTER 7—MIGRATION
    • 7.1 Walled Off From Reality John Miller
    • 7.2 Made in Argentina Marie Trigona
    • 7.3 The Rise of Migrant Worker Militancy Immanuel Ness
    • 7.4 The Right to Stay Home David Bacon
    • Spotlight: The Politics of Immigration in the United States and Europe
    • 7.5 Nativism: As American as (Rotten) Apple Pie Gerald Friedman
    • 7.6 Globalization, Anti-Immigrant Politics, and the Brexit Vote Alejandro Reuss
  • CHAPTER 8—DEVELOPMENT AND "UNDERDEVELOPMNET"
    • 8.1 The "Emerging Economies" Today Jayati Ghosh
    • 8.2 Measuring Economic Development: The Human Development Approach Alejandro Reuss
    • 8.3 Famine Myths William G. Moseley
    • 8.4 Neoliberalism Resurgent in Argentina Matias Vernengo
    • 8.5 Land Reform: A Precondition for Sustainable Economic Development Jawied Nawabi
    • 8.6 Debt and Development Alejandro Reuss
  • CHAPTER 9—POLITICAL ECONOMY OF EMPIRE
    • 9.1 Colonialism, "Underdevelopment," and the International Division of Labor Alejandro Reuss
    • 9.2 Haiti's Fault Lines: Made in the U.S.A. Marie Kennedy and Chris Tilly
    • 9.3 Puerto Rico's Colonial Debt Jose Laguarta-Ramirez
    • 9.4 "Tied" Foreign Aid Arthur MacEwan
    • 9.5 Is It Oil? Arthur MacEwan
  • CHAPTER 10—NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
    • 10.1 The Battle Over the Food System Elizabeth Fraser and Anuradha Mittal
    • 10.2 Is the United States a Pollution Haven? Frank Ackerman
    • 10.3 Do Locavores Have a Dilemma? Anita Dancs and Helen Scharber
    • 10.4 Why Some Leaders in Poorer Countries are Championing the Environment Robin Broad and John Cavanagh
    • Spotlight: The Economics and Politics of Climate Policy
    • 10.5 Climate Action: Not Just for Future Generations James K. Boyce
    • 10.6 Green Growth Robert Pollin
  • CHAPTER 11—CRISIS, AUSTERITY, AND STAGNATION
    • 11.1 The Specter of Secular Stagnation John Miller
    • 11.2 Can "Abenomics" Revive Japan's Economy? Junji Tokunaga
    • 11.3 Roots of the Eurozone Crisis: Monetary Union and Fiscal Disunion Alejandro Reuss
    • 11.4 German Wage Repression John Miller
    • 11.5 The Human Toll of Greek Austerity Evita Nolka
    • Spotlight: Ways Out of the Eurozone Austerity Trap
    • 11.6 Greece and the Crisis of Europe: Which Way Out? Marjolein van der Veen
    • 11.7 Prospects for the Spanish Left William Saas, Jorge Amar, David Glotzer, and Scott Ferguson
  • CHAPTER 12—RESISTANCE AND ALTERNATIVES
    • 12.1 Keep It in the Ground Elissa Dennis
    • 12.2 Frack Off! First Nations Fight Gas Giants Seth Grande
    • 12.3 China and the Global Economy Thomas Palley
    • 12.4 International Labor Standards Arthur MacEwan
    • 12.5 Equal Treatment for Immigrants Alejandro Reuss
    • 12.6 Equality, Solidarity, Sustainability Jayati Ghosh
  • Contributors