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Deglobalization

Ideas for a New World Economy

Walden Bello

Deglobalization

Walden Bello

Distributed for Zed Books

176 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $36.95 ISBN: 9781842775455 Published June 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $55.95 ISBN: 9781842775448 Published June 2004 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Foreword to the New Edition: The Crisis of the Globalist Project and the New Economics of George W. Bush
The crisis of the globalist project
Three moments of the crisis of globalization
The New Economics of George W. Bush
The economics and politics of over-extension

1. Introduction: The Multiple Crises of Global Capitalism
From triumph to crisis
Multilateralism in disarray
The crisis of the neoliberal order
The corporation under question
Cracks in military hegemony
Degeneration of liberal democracy
The spectre of global deflation
Rise of the movement
Contradictory trends after September 11
'Imperial Overstretch'
Liberal democracy loses
Porto Alegre and the future

2. Marginalizing the South in the International System
The rise of UNCTAD
The Bretton Woods twins versus the UN Development system
The southern challenge in the 1970s
Rightwing reaction and the demonization of the south
Resubordinating the south
The World Trade Organization: third pillar of the system
The Group of Seven: an international directorate?

3. Sidestepping Democracy at the Multilateral Agencies
The World Bank
The International Monetary Fund
The World Trade Organization

4. The Crisis of Legitimacy
The IMF's Stalingrad
The past catches up
Meltzer and the World Bank
The WTO on the road to Seattle

5. The Vicissitudes of Reform, 1998-2002
Reforming the global financial architecture
From structural adjustment to poverty reduction?
Non-democratic decision-making affirmed
Decision-making at the WTO: From Seattle to Doha

6. Proposals for Reform of Global Governance: A Critical Analysis
An economic security council?
The Meltzer Commission proposal
The 'back-to-the Bretton-Woods-system' school
George Soros's alternative system

7. The Alternative: Deglobalization
Deconstruction
Deglobalizing in a pluralist world

Selected Readings

Selected Organizations Monitoring Multilateral Organizations and Global Governance Issues

Index
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