Globalization and Its Discontents

Author: Joseph Stiglitz

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141982748

Category: Political Science

Page: 320

View: 4625

From Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Globalization and its Discontents is the bestselling exposé of the all-powerful organizations that control our lives. Joseph Stiglitz's landmark book lifted the lid on how globalization was hurting those it was meant to help. Many of its predictions came true, and it became a touchstone in the debate. This major new edition looks afresh at the continuing mismanagement of globalization, and how it has led to our current political and economic discontents. Globalization can still be a force for good, Stiglitz argues. But the balance of power has to change. Here he offers real, tough solutions for the future. 'A massively important political as well as economic document ... we should listen to him urgently' Will Hutton, Guardian 'Stiglitz is a rare breed, an heretical economist who has ruffled the self-satisfied global establishment that once fed him. Globalization and its Discontents declares war on the entire Washington financial and economic establishment' Ian Fraser, Sunday Herald 'Gripping ... this landmark book shows him to be a worthy successor to Keynes' Robin Blackburn, Independent

Globalization and Its Discontents Revisited: Anti-Globalization in the Era of Trump

Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393355225

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 3068

An International Bestseller "Accessible, provocative, and highly readable." —Alan Cowell, New York Times In this crucial expansion and update of his landmark bestseller, renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz addresses globalization’s new discontents in the United States and Europe. Immediately upon publication, Globalization and Its Discontents became a touchstone in the globalization debate by demonstrating how the International Monetary Fund, other major institutions like the World Bank, and global trade agreements have often harmed the developing nations they are supposedly helping. Yet globalization today continues to be mismanaged, and now the harms—exemplified by the rampant inequality to which it has contributed—have come home to roost in the United States and the rest of the developed world as well, reflected in growing political unrest. With a new introduction, major new chapters on the new discontents, the rise of Donald Trump, and the new protectionist movement, as well as a new afterword on the course of globalization since the book first appeared, Stiglitz’s powerful and prescient messages remain essential reading.

Globalization and Its Discontents

Author: Saskia Sassen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781565843950

Category: Political Science

Page: 253

View: 2078

Essays discuss the effects of globalization on the nation-state, looking at dealings that both strengthen and weaken the national idea, creating a concentration of resources and a diminishing of responsibility

Making Globalization Work

Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393066203

Category: Political Science

Page: 400

View: 6066

"A damning denunciation of things as they are, and a platform for how we can do better."—Andrew Leonard, Salon Building on the international bestseller Globalization and Its Discontents, Joseph E. Stiglitz offers here an agenda of inventive solutions to our most pressing economic, social, and environmental challenges, with each proposal guided by the fundamental insight that economic globalization continues to outpace both the political structures and the moral sensitivity required to ensure a just and sustainable world. As economic interdependence continues to gather the peoples of the world into a single community, it brings with it the need to think and act globally. This trenchant, intellectually powerful, and inspiring book is an invaluable step in that process.

Globalization and its discontents, revisited

Author: SEPHIS (Programme : Netherlands)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Political Science

Page: 232

View: 596

There Have Been Few Who Have Tried To Grab Globalization As A Process That Pre-Dates Contemporary Processes, Back To The Time Of The Trading Empires Centred On Asia And The Indian Ocean, Or Even Modern Imperialism From The Late 19Th Century. The Essays In This Collection Seek To Explore One Of The Many Aspects Of This Dialectic. The Authors, Of Diverse Theoretical Orientations, Generally Do Not Discuss Globalization Directly. They Take It To Be A Dialectical Process Of Some Historical Depth, Going Back At Least To The European Conquest Of The New World.

Book Review: Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz

The dark side of globalization

Author: 50MINUTES.COM,


ISBN: 2808019130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 44

View: 1916

It can be hard for busy professionals to find the time to read the latest books. Stay up to date in a fraction of the time with this concise guide. Globalization and Its Discontents by Joseph Stiglitz offers an insider’s view of the role played by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in the economic crises of the 1990s. Stiglitz argues that the so-called Washington Consensus, a set of economic principles typically applied to nations facing crisis, were imposed on numerous developing countries with little regard for local conditions. Contrary to the expectations of most policymakers, this approach actually exacerbated crises, meaning that globalization ended up hurting the nations it was supposed to help. In the book, Stiglitz lays out a set of recommendations to harness the immense potential of globalization so that it can benefit everyone, not just a small coterie of financial elites. This book review and analysis is perfect for: • Students of economics and international development • Anyone who wants to understand the inner workings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank • Anyone with an interest in the true causes of recent global economic crises About 50MINUTES.COM | BOOK REVIEW The Book Review series from the 50Minutes collection is aimed at anyone who is looking to learn from experts in their field without spending hours reading endless pages of information. Our reviews present a concise summary of the main points of each book, as well as providing context, different perspectives and concrete examples to illustrate the key concepts.

Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy

Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393075966

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 361

View: 5434

Drawing on his academic and professional expertise, the author explains how the United States exported bad economics, bad policies, and bad behavior to the rest of the world, only to provide a substandard response when the markets finally seized up.

The Roaring Nineties

Why We're Paying the Price for the Greediest Decade in History

Author: Joseph Stiglitz

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 014198273X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 1268

From the author of Globalization and its Discontents, Joseph Stiglitz's The Roaring Nineties: Why We're Paying the Price for the Greediest Decade in History blows the whistle on the devastation wrought by the free market mania of the nineties. This is the explosive story of how capitalism US-style got its comeuppance: how excessive deregulation, government pandering to big business and exorbitant CEO salaries all fed the bubble that burst so dramatically amid corporate scandal and anti-globalization protest. As chief economic advisor to the president at the time, Stiglitz exposes the inside of what went wrong, but also reveals how Bush's administration is now making things worse - much worse - for the economy, the US and the rest of the world. Stiglitz takes us one step further, showing how a more balanced approach to the market and government can lead not only to a better economy, but a better society. 'A searing critique of Dubyanomics ... the nobel laureate who took on the IMF is now turning his guns on the American president. Stiglitz knows when to pick a fight' Observer 'One of the most important economic and political thinkers of our time' Independent on Sunday 'Stiglitz has become a hero to the anti-globalization movement' Economist 'An iconic figure ... Stiglitz's book will encourage those who wish to halt the partial Americanization that has already taken place in Europe' Daily Telegraph Joseph Stiglitz was Chief Economist at the World Bank until January 2000. He is currently University Professor of the Columbia Business School and Chair of the Management Board and Director of Graduate Summer Programs, Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester. He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001 and is the author of the best-selling Globalization and Its Discontents, Making Globalization Work, Freefall and The Price of Inequality, all published by Penguin.

Globalization and Its Tax Discontents

Tax Policy and International Investments : Essays in Honour of Alex Easson

Author: Arthur J. Cockfield

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802099769

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 340

View: 5714

"This book draws from essays given at a symposium held in honour of Professor [Alex] Easson at Queen's Law on 29 February 2008."--Preface.

Fair Trade for All: How Trade Can Promote Development

Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz,Andrew Charlton

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199887004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 7448

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics and author of the New York Times bestselling book Globalization and Its Discontents, Joseph E. Stiglitz here joins with fellow economist Andrew Charlton to offer a challenging and controversial argument about how globalization can actually help Third World countries to develop and prosper. In Fair Trade For All, Stiglitz and Charlton address one of the key issues facing world leaders today--how can the poorer countries of the world be helped to help themselves through freer, fairer trade? To answer this question, the authors put forward a radical and realistic new model for managing trading relationships between the richest and the poorest countries. Their approach is designed to open up markets in the interests of all nations and not just the most powerful economies, to ensure that trade promotes development, and to minimize the costs of adjustments. The book illuminates the reforms and principles upon which a successful settlement must be based. Vividly written, highly topical, and packed with insightful analyses, Fair Trade For All offers a radical new solution to the problems of world trade. It is a must read for anyone interested in globalization and development in the Third World.