CONTENTS:- 1. Globalisation: A Moral Imperative; 2. The Nation-State and Globalisation; 3. Unbanisation and Globalisation; 4. Globalisation and Knowledge Divide; 5. The Truth About Global Competition: The Economic Myths Behind Globalisation; 6. High World Trade Growth vs Output-WTO Sees Link to Globalisation; 7. Renewing the State; 8. Free Trade as Peacemaker: The Benefits of an Open World Trading System; 9. Democracy and the Market Economy; 10. Myths and Illusions; 11. Growing Complexity in International Economic Relations Demands Broadening and Deepening of the Multilateral Trading System; 12. World Trade-The Next Challenge; 13. What was Wrong with Structural Adjustment: In Defence of a Much-Maligned Strategy; 14. Add Value, go Global: Can Southern Firms Break into Export Markets? 15. What's Driving Migration; 16. Crisis and New Orientation of Development Policy; 17. The End of the Old Order: No Guarantee for Peace and Prosperity; 18. Employment and Promoting Ecology: How a Service Culture Could Put People Back to Work; 19. Give Developing Countries A More Fvourable Deal: An Assessment of the World Trade Conference in Doha; 20. E Learning-Designing Tomorrow's Education; 21. The dot.bomb Syndrome; 22. The Electronic Gap; 23. When Computers Chip Away at Our Memories; 24. Feeling the dot.com Era; 25. Labour Pains: The Birth of a Movement; 26. Shhh... they're Listening; 27. Inclusion or Exclusion; 28. Net Gains on Net Dream? 29. Wiring up the OIvory Towers; 30. Information Technology Outsourcing Goes Global;
Many view globalisation as a technology driven global order that has led to an intensification of interconnectedness among nations. This, however, is merely one fact of globalisation, and does not presuppose the ideological homogenization or the rapid retrenchment of the welfare state is currently underway.