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The Tools of Economic Globalization

Develop policy guidelines on the use of strategies for economic globalization that seek to maximize the opportunities and minimize the challenges for various groups who may be affected.

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Title: New Internationalist
Host: New Internationalist Publications Ltd
Description: The Web site contains current and back issues of the award-winning monthly New Internationalist magazine which is renowned for its radical, campaigning stance on a range of world issues.
Navigation Tips: Click on topics near the top of the screen to access the articles and information about the magazine or enter search terms in the Search the NI Website box and click on Go to locate related articles.
Note: Click on Mega Index to access a concise listing of articles by subject or scroll down and click on Country profile to access information about a specific country and its ratings on many key quality of life indicators.


Title: Main Page
Host: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia
Description: The Web site contains reference information on such topics as globalization, free-market economics and anti-globalization. Enter a search term (e.g., globalization) in the search box on the left-hand side of the screen and click on Go to access an article related to the search term or click on Search to access a complete list of related articles.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down to read the complete article and click on highlighted words within the text to access additional related information.


Title: Globalization: Threat or Opportunity?
Host: International Monetary Fund
Description: The Web site contains an article by IMF staff which defines globalization and examines issues arising from globalization. Scroll down to read the report or click on chapter titles to go directly to a chapter.
Navigation Tips: Click on categories listed in the menu at the top of the screen for IMF statistics and publications or click on titles in the left-hand-side menu to access further information.


Title: Flickering Borders: A History of Finite Economic Globalization
Host: Stanford Journal of International Relations
Description: The Web site contains an article by Sean O’Neill, a 1997–98 Junior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC, in which he examines historical and current world conditions that facilitate world economic globalization.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down to access complete text.


Title: Economic Globalization and Its Consequences
Host: Werner Antweiler
Description: The Web site contains a PDF version of a PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Werner Antweiler, Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration, University of British Columbia.
Navigation Tips: Scroll down to view the slides.
Note: Click on the icon to the right of the + sign in the toolbar directly above the slide rotate it.
Last updated: May 30, 2008 | (Revision History)
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