Globalization and Emerging Societies: Development and by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, B. Rehbein

By Jan Nederveen Pieterse, B. Rehbein

Within the environment of twenty-first century globalization this quantity specializes in rising societies, instead of rising markets or powers. Adopting a sociological point of view, each chapter specializes in improvement and social inequality in rising societies, with contributions from renowned overseas students.

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The growth of Chinese - and less among these states were virtually non-existent (except for some diaspo­ significantly, Indian - investments and trade with African states may, ras which were created by colonial labour exchanges, and by subordinate of course, undermine South Africa's dominance in the continent as 52 Globalization and Emerging Societies The Global South and the Contours of an Emerging World Order 53 Asian imports undercut South African industrial exports and even under­ operations has generated a tidal wave of demand for capital and interme­ mine the regional economic formation in which South Africa occupies a diate goods, raw materials and energy that, by pushing up commodity privileged position (Martin 2008).

It is essential, therefore, to know how volatility and vulnerability are affecting each country's population. 61 62 Globalization and Emerging Societies Are More People Becoming Vulnerable to Poverty? It comes as shock, therefore, to find that information about vulner­ which poor people are mostly confined beneath a low glass ceiling, ability is simply not available for any developing country. Try asking any national statistics office how many people fell while richer people embrace an ever-widening horizon of globally vast into poverty in your opportunities (see Krishna and Brihmadesam country over the last X years.

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