SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

Shop over a million Toys in our Huge New Range

Globaloney 2.0
By

Rating
New or Used: 5 copies from $36.88
New or Used: 5 copies from $36.88

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction Chapter 1: Globalization? Or Globaloney? Chapter 2: Financial Globaloney: Safe as Houses Chapter 3: The Crash of 2008 and the Global Market Myth Chapter 4: Golden Arches Globaloney Chapter 5: The Only Game in Town Chapter 6: Grassroots Globaloney Chapter 7: Slow-balization: Using Globalization to Fight Globalization Chapter 8: Globalization and the French Exception Chapter 9: The Future of Globalization (and Globaloney)

About the Author

Michael Veseth is Robert G. Albertson Professor of International Political Economy at the University of Puget Sound.

Reviews

Praise for the first edition- In Globaloney, Michael Veseth achieves a rare combination: he conveys important economic arguments in a vivid and highly entertaining style. For anyone trying to assess the goods and bads of headlong progress toward a global economy, and trying to sort bogus fears from genuine reasons for concern, this book is a great place to start... -- James Fallows, national correspondent, The Atlantic Monthly, and author of Breaking the News and Looking at the Sun PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Michael Veseth's entertaining book is written for a more general audience than standard academic texts and as such represents an attempt to engage the mythology and the rhetoric of globalisation on its own ground. Most interestingly, perhaps, Veseth chooses to take on some of globalisation's harshest critics, suggesting that they are as guilty of conjuring up myths to serve particular claims about the world as are their opponents in the pro-globalisation camp. Veseth's proseis eminently readable while being grounded with solid empirical findings. Globaloney should prove to be of great use in the classroom... Political Studies Review PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION This book is destined to please many readers... -- P. K. Kresl, Bucknell University CHOICE PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Using a term coined by Clare Boothe Luce in 1943 for Vice President Henry Wallace's foreign policy, Veseth critiques today's rhetoric of globalization. He uses case studies and economic concepts to help readers understand globalization's basis in finance and its many complications. Recommended particularly for academic libraries supporting programs in business and economics; libraries should consider purchasing Veseth's previous work as well. Both titles aim to have readers 'think out of the box' when it comes to the concept of globalization. With a valuable extensive bibliography... Library Journal PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Engaging, illuminating, and thought-provoking... International Review Of Modern Sociology PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION A lively and informative textbook that brings to life the real meaning of globalization. The author is neither a cheerleader for nor a crusader against globalization. He simply seeks to explain this concept and its various manifestations in an objective fashion. -- Nader Entessar, University of South Alabama PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Michael Veseth's entertaining book is written for a more general audience than standard academic texts and as such represents an attempt to engage the mythology and the rhetoric of globalisation on its own ground. Most interestingly, perhaps, Veseth chooses to take on some of globalisation's harshest critics, suggesting that they are as guilty of conjuring up myths to serve particular claims about the world as are their opponents in the pro-globalisation camp. Veseth's prose is eminently readable while being grounded with solid empirical findings. Globaloney should prove to be of great use in the classroom. Political Studies Review PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION This book is destined to please many readers. -- P. K. Kresl, Bucknell University CHOICE PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Using a term coined by Clare Boothe Luce in 1943 for Vice President Henry Wallace's foreign policy, Veseth critiques today's rhetoric of globalization. He uses case studies and economic concepts to help readers understand globalization's basis in finance and its many complications. Recommended particularly for academic libraries supporting programs in business and economics; libraries should consider purchasing Veseth's previous work as well. Both titles aim to have readers 'think out of the box' when it comes to the concept of globalization. With a valuable extensive bibliography. Library Journal PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Engaging, illuminating, and thought-provoking. International Review Of Modern Sociology PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Michael Veseth's imaginative account of the varieties of globalization demands the attention of both scholars and students of the world economy. Through original case studies and deeply informed analyses, Veseth presents a fresh picture of a refreshingly diverse and serendipitous globalization. While the media, activists and policymakers generally paint globalization with a single brush, Veseth draws on a broad palette to puncture popular myths and promotes critical thinking. Globaloney is an important new work that advances our understanding of globalization and its effect on society and culture as well as business and finance -- G. Pascal Zachary, author, The Diversity Advantage: Multicultural Identity in the New World Economy PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION In Globaloney, Michael Veseth achieves a rare combination: he conveys important economic arguments in a vivid and highly entertaining style. For anyone trying to assess the goods and bads of headlong progress toward a global economy, and trying to sort bogus fears from genuine reasons for concern, this book is a great place to start. -- James Fallows, national correspondent, The Atlantic Monthly, and author of Breaking the News and Looking at the Sun PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Michael Veseth continues his amiable progress through the enchanted, topsy-turvy world of contemporary economic mythology. A real economist with an observant mind, he provides a series of suave and charming tales from his travels through the real world-stories whose subjects range from Adam Smith to Michael Jordan, from soccer to the French, from mediocre mass food to global good wine. Skillfully blended together, these chase away the goblins of globaloney and leave us with a nicer world than we had thought. -- David P. Calleo, Johns Hopkins University PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION This book presents a novel and engaging critical analysis that incorporates insights from political economy into a story that will appeal to a wide readership. -- Jarrod Wiener, University of Kent PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Here's a book to break the spell cast by simplistic economic creeds from both left and right. If you want to make fresh discoveries about the global marketplace, Michael Veseth is your man. Don't let his lively, informal prose style fool you. He has a scientist's keen nose for tracking what's true back to its native lair: that wild thicket of fact where prevailing theory just won't fit. -- Howard Cutler, executive producer, Commanding Heights Online-The Battle for the World Economy PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Michael Veseth's Globaloney is the perfect down-to-earth primer for undergraduates trying to understand the debate over globalization. By focusing on commodities within every student's reach-baloney, Michael Jordan, and soccer balls-Veseth transparently links abstract global processes to real life. -- Herman Schwartz, University of Virginia PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION With his customary verve, Michael Veseth has launched a passionate broadside against what he calls the 'myths' of globalization. Not everyone will agree with his unorthodox views; many will be provoked. But this book deserves to reach a wide audience. In a style both witty and easily accessible, Veseth uses familiar elements of popular culture to challenge conventional thinking. Readers will feast on Globaloney. -- Benjamin J. Cohen, Louis G. Lancaster Professor of International Political Economy, University of California, Santa Barbara PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Veseth ... succeeds in debunking conventional wisdoms, and his digressions on such subjects as the international wine trade and French snobbery are entertaining. Washington Post Book World

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Globaloney 2.0: The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization (Globalization) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top