The Globalization-Inequality-Poverty Nexus

The Globalization-Inequality-Poverty Nexus

  • Submitted By: mulatabela
  • Date Submitted: 10/16/2009 8:39 PM
  • Category: Business
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1. Summarise the basic argument of the piece in a short paragraph.

2. From what the author has written and using their words, provide one clear quotation from the article which best captures its essence. (thesis statement)

3. What are the key pieces of evidence or data which are used to support the main argument?

4. What are the main counter-arguments to this source?
(Does the author explicitly refer to any? Can any be inferred?)

5. What might be the main influences on the writer for making this sort of argument (whether or not the author has explicitly referred to their intellectual tradition)?

6. What are the implications of this argument? (i.e. So what? If the argument is correct, what are the consequences? If the argument does not hold, then what follows?)

7. Give your opinion of the article.

AI2204: No Logo, No Debt, No Sweat:
Globalisation Anti-Globalisation and the Developing World
CW1 = 1,500 words, Weighting=25%, due 7th March
CW2 = 2,500 -3000 words, Weighting=75%, due 2nd May

1. To what extent is there a globalization-inequality-poverty nexus

2. The world needs free trade and the WTO. Discuss.

3. Illustrate the main risks and benefits that the globalisation of trade creates for developing world.

4. In light of the lessons learned about financial liberalisation from the last 15 years, comment on: “capital account liberalisation good or bad” making reference to India.

5. Explain how ‘uphill flows’ and ‘speculative attacks’ affect considerations about financial liberalisation for developing countries.

6. Discuss why south-south Foreign Direct Investment may be perceived to be more developmental.

7. Explain the risks and benefits facing developing countries trying to harness Foreign Direct Investment. What lessons can they learn from China?

8. Can Multi-national corporations deliver on human rights in developing countries?

9. State the five most important lessons the developing...

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