Globalization and Transformations of Local Socio-economic by Ulrike Schuerkens

By Ulrike Schuerkens

This cutting edge quantity presents a complete assessment of the transformation of socio-economic practices within the worldwide economic system. The members supply analytical and comparative insights on the global point, with reference to the present socio-economic practices in addition to an evaluate of the final monetary globalization phenomenon within the worldwide global. via empirical case experiences of other civilizations or cultures that describe events of intertwining of neighborhood socio-economic practices and international fiscal modernity, this quantity assesses the final state of affairs on the earth, the realm as an economy the place a few nations act as winners, others as losers and a few as either winners and losers of monetary globalization. This exceptional book will entice sociologists, social and cultural anthropologists, and economists attracted to improvement.

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As a result, the role of the state as a counterbalance to a globalized world economy is replaced by its new role as an active player in the global economy, meaning that competition for business investment, the creation of competitive advantages, the removal of barriers to investment, general deregulation, and neo-liberal reformist policies now comprise the absolute agenda of state politics. Subpolitics means here that the state can no longer afford to disregard specific economic interests. Economic globalization has triggered a crisis of the structures of the welfare state and the political players of the Keynesian postwar compromise.

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