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The Great Convergence

Information Technology and the New Globalization

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674660489

Publication Date: 11/14/2016


344 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

2 photos, 70 illus., 9 tables

Belknap Press


  • Introduction
  • I. The Long History of Globalization in Short
    • 1. Humanizing the Globe and the First Bundling
    • 2. Steam and Globalization’s First Unbundling
    • 3. ICT and Globalization’s Second Unbundling
  • II. Extending the Globalization Narrative
    • 4. A Three-Cascading-Constraints View of Globalization
    • 5. What’s Really New?
  • III. Understanding Globalization’s Changes
    • 6. Quintessential Globalization Economics
    • 7. Accounting for Globalization’s Changed Impact
  • IV. Why It Matters
    • 8. Rethinking G7 Globalization Policies
    • 9. Rethinking Development Policy
  • V. Looking Ahead
    • 10. Future Globalization
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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