The geographies and politics of globalization
- WILL TECHNOLOGY AND GLOBAL CAPITAL MARKETS CHANGE THE SCOPE OF GOVERNMENT? Wolf, Martin // CATO Journal;Spring/Summer2001, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p143
Looks at the constraints imposed by technology and globalization on three aspects of government activity. Taxation; Income redistribution; Macroeconomic management.
- Greenhouse politics. Rabkin, Jeremy // Commentary;Nov97, Vol. 104 Issue 5, p40
Discusses political issues about global warming. Clinton administration's suggested approach to the problem; Criticism about Europe's and United States' campaigns against global warming; Theory behind global warming.
- Politics Revisited. Palonen, Kari // Alternatives: Global, Local, Political;Mar/May2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p167
Examines the dimensions of the conflicting claims about the decline and revitalization of contemporary politics that have provided much of the broad context for political thought and action. Postmodernism; Globalization; Analysis of the situation of politics.
- Cooling warming. // Christian Science Monitor;12/15/97, Vol. 90 Issue 14, p16
Editorial. Asserts that Americans will be bombarded by opinion-molding by politicians regarding the global warming agreement decided in Kyoto, Japan in December 1997. Need for a sensible debate on ways to improve energy efficiency and curb emissions; Suggestions of things America should do to...
- Don't hold your breath. Samuelson, Robert J. // Newsweek;7/14/1997, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p57
Opinion. Comments on global warming and its status as an environmental crisis in 1997. Expected reaction of the United States government; What is known and unknown about global warming; Why global warming promises to be a source of national hypocrisy; The resolution of West Virginia Senator...
- The Impact of Globalization on Citizenship: Decline or Renaissance? Smith, Peter J. // Journal of Canadian Studies;Spring2001, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p116
Focuses on the impact of globalization on citizenship. Possibility of politics and citizenship within the boundaries of the state; Impact of economic globalization on the scope of politics and citizen activity; Political expression through information and communication technologies.
- Democracy De-realized. Bhabha, Homi K. // Diogenes;2003, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p27
Discusses the impact of economic globalization on political consciousness. Impact of the globalization of political calculations; Effects of the resurgence of neo-liberalism after the Cold War; Implications on philosophy and the social sciences.
- A scientific agenda for climate policy? Boehmer-Christiansen, Sonja A. // Nature;12/1/1994, Vol. 372 Issue 6505, p400
Opinion. Focuses on the political dynamics of the global warming debate. Delay by the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change (IPPC) in coming up with satisfactory advice; Efforts at reduction of emissions; Historical development of concern with global warming; Role of the conference at...
- In politics today, bad science imitates dubious art. Chase, Alston // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;03/23/98, Vol. 27 Issue 39, p17
Talks on the decline of political and scientific interest over global warming in the United States. Focus of the government on other subjects; Possibility of a large asteroid to hit Earth; Presence of reports on the unpredictability of climate.
- Does Globalization Promote Democracy? An Early Assessment. Dalpino, Catharin E. // Brookings Review;Fall2001, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p45
Focuses on the connection between globalization and democratization. Contagion of democratic transition under globalization; Evidence of globalization's impact on democratization; Instrumental effects of globalization.