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"A Commission bringing together all the major stakeholders is both unprecedented and historically imperative. For centuries, the nation state has been the preeminent actor on the world stage. Now, at the beginning of the 21st century, there are additional players: certainly the nation state, but also the global corporations and, increasingly, civil society. All are demanding seats at the table of governance."
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Globalization's failures highlighted at forum, Seattle Times, May 12, 2002; By The Associated Press
Special Issue on Globalization: Economic Geography; Worcester, Jul 2002; Vol.78, Iss.3 [ On-Line]
Amin, Ash, "Placing Globalization," Theory, Culture and Society 14(2), 1997, 123-37 [reprinted in: Bryson, John, Nick Henry, David Keeble, Ron Martin, eds. The Economic Geography Reader: Producing and Consuming Global, Capitalism. Chichester: Wiley, 1999. (pp.40ff.) ISBN: 0-471-98528-7 Paper, 494 Pages. [HF1025 .E192 1999/Suzz]
Berndt, Christian. Corporate Germany between Globalization and Regional Place Dependence: Business Restructuring in the Ruhr Area. Palgrave, June 2001, 288pp.
Crouch, Colin and David Marquand, eds., Reinventing Collective Action: From the Global to the Local. Blackwell, 1995. [JC336.R43.1995]
Dicken, Peter. (2004) Geographers and 'globalization': (yet) another missed boat?. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 29:1, 5-26
Ebo, Bosah, ed., Cyberimperialism? Global Relations in the New Electronic Frontier. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2001. [HD30.37 C93 2001]
Gereffi, Gary, David Spener, and Jennifer Bair. Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry after NAFTA. Temple Univ. Press, Philadelphia 2002. [pp.147ff. "Post-Nafta Plant Closures and Layoffs"] [HD9940 N72 F74 2002]
Gomory, Ralph E. and William Baumol. Global Trade and Conflicting National Interests. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2000. [HF1713 G5665 2000]
Helleiner, Eric. "Financial Globalization and Social Response? A Polanyian View," Chapter 9 (pp.168ff.) in: Timothy J Sinclair and Kenneth P. Thomas, eds., Structure and Agency in International Capital Mobility. N.Y.: Palgrave, 2001. [HG3891. S77. 2001/ Suzz]
Hirst, Paul & Graham Thompson. Globalization in Question: The International Economy and the Possibilities of Governance. 1996, Cambridge : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2nd edition, 1999 [Bothell/CCC Stacks HF1359 .H575 1999]
Jussila, Heikki, Roser Majoral, Fernanda Delgado-Cravidco, eds., Globalization and marginality in geographical space : political, economic and social issues of development in the new millennium. Aldershot ; Burlington, Vt., USA : Ashgate, 2001 [Suzzallo/Allen Stacks HD73 .G56 2001]
Khor, Martin. Rethinking Globalization: Critical Issues and Policy Choices. London: Zed Books. 2001. [HC59.7 K46 2001/Suzz]
O'Riordan, Tim., ed., Globalism, Localism and Identity: Fresh Perspectives on the Transition to Sustainability. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd, 2001 [HC79.E5.G5975].
Schaberg, Marc. Globalization and the Erosion of National Financial Systems: Is Declining Autonomy Inevitable? Cheltenham: Elgar, 1999. [HG173.S264.1999]
Welfens, Paul J.J., et al., Technological Competition, Employment and Innovation Policies in OECD Countries. Springer (Berlin), 1998 [HF1414.T4 1998/Suz]
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