Chapter One Introduction: The Contours of Globalization
Chapter Two Globalization and the History of the International Economy
Chapter Three Multinational companies and the internationalization of business activity
Chapter Four Globalization and International Competitiveness
Chapter Five Emerging Markets and the Advanced Economies
Chapter Six Supra-national Regionalization or Globalization
Chapter Seven General Governance Issues
Chapter Eight Globalization, Governance and the Nation State
Notes for 3rd edition
Paul Hirst (deceased) was Professor of Social Theory at
Birkbeck, University of London.
Grahame Thompson is Professor of Political Economy at the Open University.
Simon Bromley is Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at the Open University.
Acclaim for previous edition:
"Paul Hirst and Grahame Thompson offer one of the best and most
iconoclastic attempts yet at mapping the new global
"A timely and critical study of the current discussion about
the nature and prospects of a global economy."