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  1. Global Control

    Global Control

    Peter McMahon
    Global Control aims to achieve a clearer understanding of the long process of globalization by focusing on the crucial role of information and control technologies. Information systems and control technologies are key to globalization and, while generally facilitating the overall trend to spatial reorganization, they also effect change through the pervasive influence of ‘internal systems logic’. Thus, the author argues, the dominant institutions of states, firms and markets transform global development and are themselves transformed by key information technologies. More specifically the book identifies the key phases of modern globalization and analyses the crucial role played by different information technologies at each point in time. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  2. China and its Regions

    China and its Regions

    Edited by Mary-Françoise Renard
    In twenty years of reform in China, the key development has been the opening-up of the market to foreign trade and international investment. This increased economic openness has been accompanied by profound changes in both economic organisation and regional disparity. This comprehensive book focuses on the link between these economic reforms and the causes – and ultimately the implications – of regional inequalities in the most populous country in the world. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 164.00   Web: $ 147.60
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  3. Globalisation Under Threat

    Globalisation Under Threat

    Edited by Zdenek Drabek
    The events in Seattle and other cities around the world demonstrate that globalisation and trade liberalisation are currently under severe pressure. There are also reasons to believe that these pressures are being translated into measures to increase the protection of domestic markets. This book addresses what are arguably the four most important origins of these pressures: macroeconomic conditions, labour policy, trade and the environment, and market imperfections. Learn More
    2001   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  4. Publishing Economics

    Publishing Economics

    Edited by Joshua Gans
    This collection tackles the issues confronting the up-and-coming economist. The authors include some of the subject’s finest luminaries who offer friendly and invaluable advice as well as providing a more light-hearted look at the publication process. Some articles have become classics in their own right. They vary from an examination of seminal (and originally rejected) articles by leading economists to an analysis of why referees are not adequately paid. The tools of both economic theory and econometrics are applied to uncover some home truths and, as a result, these papers provide new insights into the nature of economic discourse. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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    2001   Paperback Price: $ 54.00   Web: $ 43.20
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  5. Economics of International Business

    Economics of International Business

    Mark Casson
    Economics of International Business sets out a new agenda for international business research. Mark Casson asserts that it is time to move the subject on from sterile debates about transaction cost economies and resource-based theories of the firm. Instead of focusing on the individual firm, the new agenda focuses on the global systems view of international business. A static view of the firm’s environment is replaced by a dynamic view which highlights the volatility of the international business environment. Coping with volatility requires entrepreneurial skills, flexibility and the need to synthesize information on a global basis. To co-ordinate the global system properly, entrepreneurs must co-operate through social networks of trust, as well as competing. Constructing a network of joint ventures, it is argued, is simply not enough. Learn More
    2000   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  6. The Economic Impact of New Firms in Post-socialist Countries

    The Economic Impact of New Firms in Post-socialist Countries

    Edited by Horst Brezinski, Michael Fritsch
    The Economic Impact of New Firms in Post-Socialist Countries analyses the emergence and contribution of new entrepreneurs in the transforming economies of Eastern Europe. Small firms and new enterprises are widely assumed to play an important role in the process of economic development and transformation. The contributors to this volume investigate how far small and newly founded enterprises have compensated for losses in employment and contributed to economic recovery in Eastern Europe. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 155.00   Web: $ 139.50
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  7. THE STATE AND TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

    THE STATE AND TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

    Hans Jansson, M Saqib, D. Deo Sharma
    Direct foreign investment by transnational corporations is of increasing importance for developing nations and has major implications for legislators, policy makers and business leaders. The State and Transnational Corporations is one of the first books to show how transnational corporations build contacts with various levels of government to legitimize their operations in a country and obtain favourable decisions. Using data and figures from detailed interviews with transnational corporation executives, the authors examine the strategies transnational corporations pursue towards governments, how the two interact, on what issues and at which levels, and how these contacts are developed and maintained. Through the exchange of information and favours, transnational corporations – often using local agents – are shown to be able to develop stable and trustworthy relationships with governments. The strong theoretical structure used in this study, drawing on both the network approach and institutionalist theory, emphasizes the cooperative nature of this relationship. Learn More
    1995   Hardback Price: $ 145.00   Web: $ 130.50
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