Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific: Contested Perspectives and Diverse Experiences. This book illustrates contested perspectives on globalisation represented by the diverse experiences of selected economies within the Asia-Pacific region, namely Australia, China, India and Sri Lanka as case studies. Academics and practitioners contributed their unique experiences and skill-sets to a volume written in a non-technical but rigorous fashion, enabling the reader to follow complex and technical debates pertaining to globalisation. The book begins by studying the nature of disagreements among economists on the benefits and costs of globalisation, highlighting ways in which one can consolidate the gains from globalisation while mitigating its costs, offering a critique of macroeconomic conservatism and discussing the promises, pitfalls and perils of foreign direct investment. The contributors then go on to anchor global debates in regional and country specific circumstances. The issues discussed range from broad political economy perspectives to industry case studies but all are united by concerns about socio-economic disparities in an age of globalisation.

Globalisation and the Asia-Pacific

SKU: 039771
$188.86 Regular Price
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  • ISBN

    1845425790
  • Authors

    Islam, Iyanatul; Moazzem Hossain (eds.)
  • Extent

    233
  • Format

    Hardcover
  • Year

    2006
  • Publisher

    Edward Elgar Publishing

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