GLOBALIZATION, GOVERNMENTALITY, AND GLOBAL POLITICS: REGULATION FOR THE REST OF US? (Ripe Series in Global Political Economy)

GLOBALIZATION, GOVERNMENTALITY, AND GLOBAL POLITICS: REGULATION FOR THE REST OF US? (Ripe Series in Global Political Economy)
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253
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0415701600
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Prentice Hall
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Globalization is moving fast, impacting on the life of nations with accelerating force. This book delivers a keen assessment of how it is being handled by specific groups seeking positive outcomes for the people and causes they represent. Transnational social regulation is increasingly becoming the product of private interventions into the areas of global trade, corporate behavior and consumerism. The widespread failure of states and corporations to regulate the impact of increased globalization has given rise to non-governmental organizations and movements, seeking to influence corporations regarding social responsibilities and to address concerns about human rights, environmental destruction, unhealthy working conditions and child labor. This study critically evaluates the effectiveness of private regulation, assessing both the issues and problems that have given rise to various movements and campaigns, and the movements themselves. Using three detailed...

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