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Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

John Dunning (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Many of us have a sense of unease about current trends in global capitalism (GC) and global society. Inequalities and conflict seem endemic; much‐vaunted technological innovations seem unable to ... More


The Moral Imperatives of Global Capitalism: An Overview

John H. Dunning

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter sets the background to the book and guides the reader through its main themes. The comments made are based on an exploration of three propositions. These are as follows: ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: An Islamic Perspective

Khurshid Ahmad

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Khurshid Ahmad takes a critical view of the endemic qualities of global capitalism, which, he argues, even if it were to become more socially responsible and inclusive, would not be comfortably ... More


Wall Street Women's Herstories

Melissa Fisher

in Constructing Corporate America: History, Politics, Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199251902
eISBN:
9780191719059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251902.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the initial entry of professional women on Wall Street. It locates women's accounts of corporate life in relation to historical factors, including and encompassing the context ... More


On the Political Relevance of Global Civil Society

Richard Falk

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Richard Falk considers the changing role of civil society as an institution influencing the form and content of global capitalism (GC), particularly its goals and values. This is a critical chapter, ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: A Christian Perspective

Brian Griffiths

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Brian Griffiths sets out his interpretation of the Christian attitude and response to global capitalism. After identifying the foundations of a Christian perspective, viz. the nature of the world God ... More


Conclusions: In Search of a Global Moral Architecture

John H. Dunning

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In the final chapter, John Dunning attempts to draw together the main themes and thoughts of the contributors to the book, and to summarize his own views on what might be done to upgrade the economic ... More


Introduction

John H. Dunning

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introduction gives an outline of the main aims of the book and describes its structure (as detailed in the abstract for the whole book), and presents summaries of the issues addressed in each ... More


Institutions and Morality: An Economist's Appraisal

Alan Hamlin

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Here, Alan Hamlin revisits some of his earlier work on the moral basis, scope, and evaluation of markets, and extends his analysis to a global setting by considering both the international market ... More


The Challenge of Global Capitalism: The Perspective of Eastern Religions

David R. Loy

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The moral ecology of global capitalism is examined from an Eastern religious––and particularly a Buddhist––perspective. David Loy first points out that Buddhism does not depend on a theistic ... More


Transformation of Society: Implications for Globalization

Jack N. Behrman

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter looks beyond the transformation of economic priorities to those of society (or societies) at large, asking what are the challenges and opportunities of global capitalism for wider ... More


An Ethical Framework for the Global Market Economy

Hans Küng

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the theologian Hans Küng looks at the various attempts to formulate an acceptable cross‐cultural (multicultural) global ethic, which might be used both as an end in itself, and a ... More


Disputing Abundance: The Antiglobalization Protest Movement and Our Changing Natural Imaginary

Joshua J. Yates

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter shows how the rhetoric of thrift in the antiglobalization protest movement serves as an illuminating backdrop against which to trace another surprising reformulation of thrift in the ... More


The Juggernaut of Global Capitalism

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the cultural dynamics of the offshore workplace from the perspective of Tyler Pfeifer, an American executive in Bombay. Pfeifer had come to India armed with a firm belief in the ... More


Variations on a Theme

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how place-bound practices, policies, and identities are being reconfigured by cross-border processes. Globalization has been accused of decreasing the significance of place. ... More


China and Custodial Economic Management

Simon Reich and Richard Ned Lebow

in Good-Bye Hegemony!: Power and Influence in the Global System

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160429
eISBN:
9781400850426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160429.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter documents the embryonic shift in custodial economic functions from the United States to Asia. Whether measured in terms of the purchasing of government and private debt, or the provision ... More


Global Covenant: A Jewish Perspective on Globalization

Jonathan Sacks

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Jonathan Sacks, in presenting a Jewish perspective on global capitalism, argues the case for a more covenantal (rather than contractual) approach towards its governance, which should take, as its ... More


The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World

Ho-fung Hung

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231164184
eISBN:
9780231540223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164184.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

Many thought China’s rise would fundamentally remake the global order. Yet, much like other developing nations, the Chinese state now finds itself in a status quo characterized by free trade and ... More


Governments and Supranational Agencies: A New Consensus?

Gordon Brown

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, makes a strong plea for a greater sense of economic and moral responsibility on the part of the wealthier nations towards their ... More


Middle-Class Respectability in Twenty-First-Century America: Work and Lifestyle in the Professional-Managerial Stratum

Steven Brint and Kristopher Proctor

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter surveys the economic, work, and lifestyle habits of the “professional-managerial” class—those strata of citizens who have traditionally been thrift's most consistent and enthusiastic ... More


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