Globalization and Its Discontents (Norton Paperback)

Globalization and Its Discontents (Norton Paperback)

Joseph E. Stiglitz


This robust, unsettling publication supplies us a unprecedented glimpse at the back of the closed doorways of worldwide monetary associations via the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics.

while it was once first released, this nationwide bestseller fast turned a touchstone within the globalization debate. popular economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for many of the foremost fiscal occasions of the decade, together with stints as chairman of the Council of monetary Advisers and leader economist on the international financial institution. relatively curious about the plight of the constructing international locations, he grew to become more and more dissatisfied as he observed the foreign financial Fund and different significant associations placed the pursuits of Wall road and the monetary neighborhood sooner than the poorer countries. these trying to comprehend why globalization has engendered the hostility of protesters in Seattle and Genoa will locate the explanations the following. whereas this ebook contains no easy formulation on how one can make globalization paintings, Stiglitz offers a reform time table that might galvanize debate for years yet to come. hardly ever will we get such an insider's research of the foremost associations of globalization as during this penetrating booklet. With a brand new foreword for this paperback variation. these trying to comprehend why globalization has engendered the hostility of protesters in Seattle and Genoa will locate the explanations the following. whereas this booklet comprises no easy formulation on find out how to make globalization paintings, Stiglitz presents a reform schedule that would impress debate for years yet to come. hardly ever will we get such an insider's research of the most important associations of globalization as during this penetrating e-book. With a brand new foreword for this paperback variation.

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