Fairness, Globalization, and Public Institutions: East Asia and Beyond

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April 2006



Who benefits from the interconnected processes often referred to as globalization? Is it a relatively few people, with most others either being harmed or at least not helped? Are the good things that globalization produces, whatever they are, widely shared? What processes lead us in one direction or another? This book examines a key dimension of globalization: its fairness. It investigates the meaning of and role fairness plays when public institutions are faced with the challenges and opportunities of globalization. Here a distinguished group of contributors, including both academics arid practitioners, focuses on East and Southeast Asia, but the relevance of the issues discussed extends well beyond these regions. They present a broad-ranging examination of the intersections between fairness, globalization, and public institutions.


Jim Dator is professor in the Department of Political Science and director of the Hawai'i Research Center for Futures Studies, University of Hawai'i. Dick Pratt is professor and director of the Public Administration Program at the University of Hawai'i. Yongseok Seo is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Hawai'i and a degree fellow of the East-West Center, Honolulu.

EAN: 9780824830557
ISBN: 0824830555
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2006
Seitenanzahl: 399 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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