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Globaloney 2.0 : The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization, Hardback Book

Globaloney 2.0 : The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization Hardback

Part of the Globalization series

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Globalization is in retreat, but history tells us that this is but a temporary reversal.

Globalization will return, but in what form? More cycles of boom and bust? Or can globalization be rebuilt on a more feasible and sustainable platform?

These are the compelling questions that Michael Veseth tackles in this thoroughly revised and updated edition of his award-winning book. Veseth shows how pre-crash visions of globalization were based on three powerful myths: that global finance was a stable foundation for a global economy, that global markets homogenized and Americanized the world, and that globalization itself was irresistible-impossible to shape or oppose at any level from the grassroots on up.

The world economic crisis has revealed globalization's Achilles heel: the fundamental instability of global financial markets and the unsettled foundation of economic globalization generally.

This realization is a necessary first step, but it alone is not enough.

We must rethink the rest of globalization's myths, Veseth persuasively argues, if we want to move beyond boom and bust to a sustainable global future.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Globalization
  • ISBN: 9780742567450

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