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Author Hoós, János.

Title Global governance : global governance and global political stability : need for global governance and chance of its development / János Hoós
Published Budapest : Akadémiai Kiadó, [2006]
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Description 321 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: IN T R O D U C T IO N 9 -- I. THEORETICAL AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND 17 -- Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Aristotle about the government 19 -- The transformation of the government from the fifteenth -- to the tw entieth century 27 -- Alternatives having emerged in the nineteenth century economic -- liberal state 3 1 -- The indispensable economic role and functions of government 34 -- Government failures and need for their correction/or elimination 35 -- II. THE RATIONALE FOR GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 43 -- The danger of instability of the world economy 43 -- The financial liberalization and innovation - global financial revolution 44 -- The potential imperfections and risks in financial markets 47 -- From welfare state to "competition state" 48 -- The impacts of financial liberalization on the autonomy of national -- fiscal policy, monetary and exchange rate policies 50 -- The Western Europe response to increasing exchange rate volatility 52 -- The debt crisis of the 1980s in the developing countries 54 -- The Mexican crises in the mid-1990s 56 -- The global financial crisis in 1997-1999 - Casino Capitalism 57 -- Globalization of production - international, global monopoly 60 -- MNCs as the centre of processes of economic globalization 60 -- Global monopoly and oligopoly in the world economy 63 -- The changed attitudes of government towards MNCs 64 -- The shifted bargaining power between states and MNCs 66 -- Global, transboundary externalities, global commons 68 -- Environmental problems 69 -- Understanding of the earth system 70 -- Flow s of m aterial 72 -- Flows of biota 74 -- Greater importance for the usage of global common spaces 75 -- The significance of resource shortages 76 -- Trade liberalization and environmental problems 77 -- The impacts of environment liberalization - the sustainable -- developm ent 78 -- Transboundary, global externalities relating to health 85 -- Problems of global income distribution, income inequality, -- global poverty 88 -- The roots of poverty in the developing countries 94 -- The low average productivity of the entire labour force 94 -- The labour force growth outstrips the growth of jobs 95 -- The burden of financial debt 96 -- The dependence on a very narrow economic base together -- with the nature of the conditions of trade 98 -- Technology gap 99 -- Poorly functioning, weak institutions 101 -- International (global) security 103 -- The risk posed by nuclear, biological and chemical weapons 103 -- The changed content of security issues 106 -- III. GLOBAL GOVERNANCE 112 -- What is the global governance? 112 -- Emergence of the modern nation-state 114 -- A particular political form of the modern nation-states 116 -- Deterritorialization of politics 120 -- Global politics 121 -- Ways that global governance can function 122 -- The roles of the global governance 125 -- Conflicting conditions in which the global governance has to function 126 -- What has yet been achieved 128 -- Global stabilization policy of world governance, global financial governance.. 130 -- The globalization of environment governance 184 -- International health governance - global health governance 196 -- The emerging role of international labour in global governance 204 -- Social protection 210 -- The global governance of social security and welfare policy 217 -- Governance of global warfare and peace keeping 220 -- The global human right governance 225 -- IV. DILEMMA AND DANGERS 234 -- The commitment of U.S. to multilateralism 234 -- Soft power 235 -- Hard power - military power 241 -- Econom ic pow er 249 -- "Hyperpower" and its limits 250 -- Economic limits of the power of the U.S 257 -- Military limits of the power of the U.S 269 -- The limits of the soft power of the U.S 273 -- Rationals for multilateralist policy of the U.S 274 -- Other choices to be made 278 -- Democracy and global governance 280 -- The problem of the shortsighted profit interest 284 -- Shortsighted interests of developed, rich countries - income inequality 296 -- V . PER SPEC TIV ES 300 -- The chance of developing an efficient global governance required -- by global economic stabilization and global political stability 300 -- Man having power like God has 301 -- The greatest challenges in today's globalized world 301 -- The historically unprecedented possibilities created by the today's -- globalized world 304
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-313) and index
Subject Globalization.
International organization.
Author Akadémiai Kiadó.
LC no. 2008530252
ISBN 9630583488
9789630583480