March 16, 2018

New PDF release: An Introduction to Global Studies (Coursesmart)

By Patricia J. Campbell, Aran MacKinnon, Christy R. Stevens

ISBN-10: 1405187360

ISBN-13: 9781405187367

Taking an interdisciplinary procedure, An advent to international reviews offers readers with a fantastic advent to the complicated, interconnected forces and concerns confronting latest globalized world.Introduces readers to significant theories, key phrases, options, and remarkable theoristsEquips readers with the elemental wisdom and conceptual instruments helpful for considering severely concerning the advanced matters dealing with the worldwide communityIncludes numerous supplemental positive aspects to facilitate studying and improve readers' knowing of the fabric

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Going Global 23 What exactly do academic programs in global studies mean when they say they want to facilitate the development of global citizens? What might global citizenship look like, and how might the concept disrupt traditional ideas about citizenship? Any coherent understanding of global citizenship must take into account the dominant discourses on citizenship that have influenced Western thought for centuries. The term “citizenship,” broadly defined, refers to membership in a political community and the attendant rights and responsibilities that this membership entails.

44 The countries participating in the conference agreed that a new “open” international economic system needed to be developed. This “open” system would be characterized by lower tariffs and laissez-faire An economic philosophy that suggests economies the creation of an international monetary system that would reduce work best with limited government barriers to trade. However, they also agreed that the new system involvement. should not be a laissez-faire form of economic liberalism in 12 Going Global which governments do not oversee/intervene in the market economy.

The World Trade Organization (WTO) third, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) An international organization designed to promote free and (which evolved into the World Trade Organization in 1995), uniform trade and banking and established and enforced the rules governing international trade finance rules and regulations. agreements. Neoliberalism The Bretton Woods system created a controlled form of capitalism that lasted until the early 1970s. In 1971, in an effort to counteract forces that were undermining the economic competitiveness of the US, President Nixon abandoned the gold standard, allowing the dollar to fluctuate in value.

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