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Globalization and Its New Divides - Malcontents, Recipes, and Reform

Globalization and Its New Divides - Malcontents, Recipes, and Reform "Contains papers such as "Security and sustainability", "Global civil society: Theories and practices", and "Globalization and the digital divide: The prospects and limits of the good governance recipe". Edited by Paul van Seters, Bas de Gaay Fortman, and Arie de Ruijter. By the GLOBUS Institute for Globalization and Sustainable Development

 

By GLOBUS Institute for Globalization and Sustainable Development , Netherlands .

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Foreign Policy Making

Foreign Policy Making" Jonathon Moses and Torbjørn Knutsen argue that globalization has made traditional foreign ministries and State departments obsolete: issues now cut across domestic-international boundaries. In "Globalization and the Reorganization of Foreign Affairs' Ministries" they argue for a smaller co-ordinating Bureau of Foreign Affairs and the devolution of responsibilities to existing sectoral government departments. Published by the Netherlands Institute of International Relations.

 

By Netherlands Institute of International Relations , Netherlands, Norway.

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Palestine: The West Bank

Palestine: The West Bank" Excellent series of articles and photo essays exploring various aspects of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Eyal Weizman presents the various maps proposed for the division of the West Bank in the Allon, Sharon and Camp David peace plans. In addition there are fascinating articles on the politics of water, sewerage, bridges and roads. Published by the highly recommended site openDemocracy.

 

By openDemocracy , Palestine, Israel .

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Social Capital

Social Capital " Partha Dasgupta developed theories of social capital independently of David Putnam (Bowling Alone). In this paper paper Dasgupta explains social capital in economic terms: arguing that it is most usefully seen as a system of interpersonal networks. "Social Capital and Economic Performance: Analytics" is published by the Beijer International Institute of Environmental Economics.

 

By Beijer International Institute of Environmental Economics , Sweden.

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