Full Fact have asked Professor Aoife O’Donoghue to put together a quick rundown on the World Trade Organisation and how it works as part of their series on Brexit and Europe. It provides a basic introduction on the organisation so might be of interest to undergraduates starting to look at globalization, trade and/or governance. To access, follow this link: https://fullfact.org/europe/introduction-world-trade-organisation/ Aoife O’Donoghue is an Associate Professor at Durham University Law School: https://www.dur.ac.uk/law/staff/?id=5868
The Financial Times last week published a special report on Japan and the World with some joint reporting by our new partners at Nikkei. It’s available free here: http://www.ft.com/reports/japan-and-world. The topics range from the change of mindset that Japanese CEOs say is necessary for Japan Inc to survive globalisation to a light-hearted column on how Japanese tourism has everything going for it except more tourists. The FT’s chief economics commentator Martin
Global Environment: A Journal of History and Natural and Social Sciences is a half yearly periodical focusing on the environment and world history including economic development, social relations, production government, and international relations. One of the aims of the journal is to bring together a study of the natural and social sciences with history. This is reflected through peer reviewed research articles, interviews and other exciting features. Accessible through our database
Afghanistan: graveyard of empires: a new history of the borderlands / David Isby Playing the great game: Britain, war and politics in Afghanistan since 1839 / Edmund Yorke ; [foreword by Ed Butler]. Cotton: the fabric that made the modern world / Giorgio Riello. The undivided past: history beyond our differences / David Cannadine. Crisis and continuity at the Abbasid court : formal and informal politics in the caliphate of
Political thought in action : the Bhagavad Gita and modern India / edited by Shruti Kapila, Faisal Devji. Religious cultures in early modern India : new perspectives / edited by Rosalind O’Hanlon and David Washbrook. The magic of Bollywood : at home and abroad / edited by Anjali Gera Roy. Adi Parva : churning of the ocean / Amruta Patil. Indian diaspora in the Caribbean / [editor], Kumar Mahabir. Understanding
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Globalization and economic nationalism in Asia / ed. by Anthony P. D’Costa. [Also available as an e-book from Dawsonera] Market threads : how cotton farmers and traders create a global commodity / Koray Çalışkan. [Also available as an e-book from ebrary] End this depression now! / Paul Krugman. Frontiers of commodity chain research / edited by Jennifer Bair.
China’s economic development : institutions, growth and imbalances / Lu Ming … [et al.]. Multinational business finance / David K. Eiteman, Arthur I. Stonehill, Michael H. Moffett. Paths toward the modern fiscal state : England, Japan, and China / Wenkai He.
Multinational business finance / David K. Eiteman, Arthur I. Stonehill, Michael H. Moffett. An introduction to human resource management / Nick Wilton.
Benevolent benefactor or insensitive regulator? : tracing the role of government policies in the development of India’s automobile industry / Rajnish, Tiwari, Cornelius Herstatt, and Mahipat Ranawat. [Also available online from East-West Center] Economic reforms, regionalism, and exports : comparing China and India / Ganeshan Wignaraja. [Also available online from East-West Center] Global values in a changing world / Sonja Zweegers and Afke de Groot, editors. A new geography of