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Title A new world order? : global transformations in the late twentieth century / edited by David A. Smith and Jozsef Borocz
Published Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995

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Description xii, 253 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contributions in economics and economic history, 0084-9235 ; no. 164
Studies in the political economy of the world-system
Contributions in economics and economic history ; no. 164
Studies in the political economy of the world-system.
Contents 1. Introduction: Late Twentieth-Century Challenges for World-System Analysis / Jozsef Borocz and David A. Smith -- 2. The Theory of Global Capitalism: State Theory and Variants of Capitalism on a World Scale /Robert J. S. Ross -- 3. The New Colonialism: Global Regulation and the Restructuring of the Interstate System / Philip McMichael -- 4. Lessons from the Gulf Wars: Hegemonic Decline, Semiperipheral Turbulence, and the Role of the Rentier State / Cynthia Siemsen Maki and Walter L. Goldfrank -- 5. Global Restructuring, Transnational Corporations and the "European Periphery": What Has Changed? / Denis O'Hearn -- 6. Product Cycles and International Divisions of Labor: Contrasts between the United States and Japan / Richard Child Hill and Kuniko Fujita -- 7. Restructuring Space, Time, and Competitive Advantage in the Capitalist World-Economy: Japan and Raw Materials Transport after World War II /Stephen G. Bunker and Paul S. Ciccantell
8. Capital, Labor, and State in Thai Industrial Restructuring: The Impact of Global Economic Transformations / Frederic C. Deyo -- 9. Globalization, India, and the Struggle for Justice /Timothy J. Scrase -- 10. Global Manufacturing, Liberalization, and Indian Leather Workers / Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase -- 11. Globalization, Hegemony, and Political Conflict: The Case of Local Politics in Zurich, Switzerland / Stefan Kipfer -- 12. Environmental Transformations: Accumulation, Ecological Crisis, and Social Movements / Sing C. Chew -- 13. Left Internationalism and the Politics of Resistance in the New World Order / Andre C. Drainville
Analysis Economic relations
Economic relations
Notes "Final product of the eighteenth annual conference on the Political Economy of the World-System ... held ... in April 1994 ... hosted by the University of California at Irvine--P. [xi]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Economic history -- 20th century -- Congresses.
Economic history -- 20th century.
International economic relations -- Congresses.
International economic relations.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Böröcz, József.
Smith, David A. (David Alden), 1956-
Political Economy of the World-System Conference (18th : 1994 : Irvine, Calif.)
LC no. 94047418
ISBN 0275951227
0313295735