2014: How to Survive the Next World Crisis

2014: How to Survive the Next World Crisis

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A new world crisis is already looming. By 2014, our generation`s legacy to the twenty-first century will be decided. Will it be a century of climatic disaster and war? The roots of the present crisis lie in an unbalanced globalization which has failed to match economic with political integration. False models of nationhood, markets, and empires have hindered the development of global governance. If human civilization is to survive the twenty-first century, current ideologies will have to give way to a more realistic acceptance of supranational authorities, and especially of an enhanced IMF and. Read more...

Content: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Towards the Great Event; 1 The Great Event: A Numerological Speculation; 2 What Went Wrong with Globalization; 3 Nations and Empires; 4 The Religion of America; 5 Living with the Elephant; 6 Saving the World; Part II: Finding the Way; 7 Three Principles of Political Economy; 8 Global Institutions or a Global Ethic? What`s Wrong with Rights; 9 England, Our England: National Identity, Past and Future; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Z.
Abstract:
The roots of the financial crisis lie in an unbalanced globalization which has failed to match economic with political integration. False models of nationhood, markets, and empires have hindered the development of global governance. This title argues for economic reform if the dire events at the start of the 20th century are not to be repeated. Read more...

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  • Author: Nicholas Boyle
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Continuum
  • ISBN-10: 1441133410, 1441185097
  • ISBN-13: 9781441133410, 9781441185099
  • Pages: 193
  • Format: pdf
  • Size: 1.4M
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