Using the frameworks of systems theory, modernization, and the world system, New Age Globalization presents a composite multilevel, multidirectional picture of globalization informed by eight different but interdependent subsystems unlike most other works in this genre of literature that imply globalization to be nothing more than the global economy. The eight subsystems or dimensions of globalization discussed include global demographic, economic, environmental-ecological, political, conflictive, cultural, scientific-technological, and religious subsystems. The result of these multiple perspectives and data sources should be of interest to a large cross-section of global readership of scholars, business leaders, and policy-makers in an unfolding world order that can make or unmake the lives of millions of people around the world.Much of the Columbian, Peruvian, and Guatemalan drug trade is routed via Mexico in collusion with Mexican and ... The UN annual estimates put it at $13 billion at the production level, $94 billion for wholesale price, and $320+ billion for retail prices: aThe size of the worlda#39;s illicit ... For an average poppy farmer in Afghanistan, it is the basic source of his livelihood, far in excess of what he could earn byanbsp;...
|Title||:||New Age Globalization|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-07-03|