Globalization: Myth and Reality

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  • Author :Govind Prasad, Anil Dutta Mishra
  • Year of Publication :2004
  • ISBN: :9788180691287
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XLIV, 492
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Political Science

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About the Book :

Globalization is an unavoidable reality in the modern world. Most of the countries have accepted it either willingly or unwillingly. Divergent views for and against globalization have been expressed. One view is that globalization has created opportunities for development in several countries, while the other view does not accept this contention of the supporters of globalization. There are many questions which are raised at different platforms. Some of these are: What is globalization? What are the fundamental factors involved in globalization? Who wants globalization? How does globalization affect different people? Whether globalization is beneficial for developing nations? The answer to some of the these questions, to some extent, can be found in the articles in this volume written by eminent scholars. An attempt has been made to discuss globalization, in general, and its impact on people, society and state, in particular. The book also examines various issues concerning social, political and economic aspects of India and Canada.

About Author :

Govind Prasad presently works as a Reader in the Department of Commerce, Hindu College, Delhi. Besides having a brilliant academic career, he has a teaching experience of more than thirty six years in Indian and foreign universities. Earlier he has worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, during 1978-80 and in the same department of the South Pacific, Fiji in 1998. He has presented a number of papers in national and international conferences/ seminars in India and abroad. Also he has written several books for the students of graduate levels. Recently, he has been offered the position of Professor in Accounting in Asmara University, Eriteria.

Anil Dutta Mishra (b. 1965) started his career as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Non-violence and Peace Studies, Jain Vishva Bharati University, Ladnun, Rajasthan. His area of specialization includes Public Administration, Grass Root Politics, Gender Issues, Ecology and Human Rights. Besides a number of research papers in leading professional journals, he has to his credit 16 books including Problems and Prospects of Working Women in Urban India (1994); Fundamentals of Gandhism (1995); Gandhian Approach to Contemporary Problems (1996); Decentralized Planning in India : A Study of Objectives and Operational Framework (1999); Gender Perspectives : Participation, Empowerment and Development (1999); Perspectives on Human Rights (2002); Rediscovering Gandhi (2002); Patterns of Gender Violence (2002); Challenges of Twenty First Century and Gandhian Alternative (2003); India and Canada; Past, Present and Future (2003); Public Governance and Decentralization : Essays in Honour of T.N. Chaturvedi (2003); Gandhian Alternative to Contemporary Problems (2004); Globalization Myth and Reality (2004); Gandhian Alternative, Vol. III, Socio-Political Thought (2005); Inspiring Thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi (2008); and Terrorism : A Global Challenge (2009).