Globalisation for the common good

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International economic integration., Globalization -- Economic aspects., Globalization -- Environmental aspects., Globalization -- Moral and ethical aspects., Globalization -- Social aspects., Free trade -- Environmental aspects., Free trade -- Moral and ethical aspects., Free trade -- Social aspects., Common
StatementKamran Mofid.
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LC ClassificationsHF1418.5 .M64 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 110 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18656637M
ISBN 100856831956
LC Control Number2002405665

This ignores many important elements such as the common good and cooperation, which are essential for a prosperous and harmonious society." "Globalisation today is regarded by many as a means of securing for richer individuals, corporations and nations an ever larger slice of the wealth produced, polluting the environment in their greedy Pages: 4 GLOBALISATION: FOR THE COMMON GOOD identify some of the crises and the reasons for them, and to debate and analyse them, in order to provide constructive alternatives to current destructive ideas and models.

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In developing these thoughts, I am influenced by. Patrick Riordan's timely study analyzes the concept of the common good as it is used in debates within political philosophy, economics, theology and most recently globalization, clarifying distinctions in definition and offering clarity and precision for a common language appropriate to debates on by: 1.

Get this from a library. Globalisation for the common good. [Kamran Mofid] -- "Today, despite many significant achievements in science, technology, medicine, transportation and communications, and a vast increase in world trade, the globalised world economy is facing serious.

Globalisation for the Common Good: An Inter-faith Perspective: Proceedings of the 6th. Annual Conference: a Non-violent Path to Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding, Faith University, Istanbul. In Globalisation for the Common Good, the author argues that it is possible to achieve a balance between economically efficient production and an equitable distribution of the wealth in a sustainable environment, so that everybody who is willing to work can share in the benefits of globalization.

He puts forward an alternative economic model. Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative Journal (GCGIJ) is dedicated to promoting the inclusion of ethical, moral and spiritual values into the areas of economics, commerce, trade and international relations, in order to advance understanding and action.

What the book shows is that the ebb and flow of globalisation have been intimately linked with military conflict, with the rise of political power, with competition among the great powers.

And we miss a lot of the picture if we don’t understand that behind economic globalisation of any kind is. Globalisation is a term usually used to describe intercontinental economic, social and political; integration.

This book gives a general overview of the concept of globalisation. It also attempts to define globalism in relation to globalisation. Globalism is employed in this book to describe networks of interdependence functioning at multi-continental distances.4/5(2). Distinguishing between the cultural, political, economic and ecological aspects of globalization, the book highlights the implications of globalization for people's everyday lives.

Throughout, the discussion is illustrated with wide-ranging case material. Chapter summaries and a guide to further reading underline the book's concern to clarify.

Product Information. In "Globalisation for the Common Good", the author argues that it is possible to achieve a balance between economically efficient production and an equitable distribution of the wealth in a sustainable environment, so that everybody who is willing to work can share in the benefits of globalization.

Building A World Community Globalisation And The Common Good Condition: Very good condition. See photos. These are "Actual" photos of the "Exact" book that you will be receiving.

These are "NOT" stock photos. Fast Shipping. Note: This package Seller Rating: % positive. Discourse on Globalization began in the s and gained momentum over the following decade to become common in modern academic and political talk.

Globalization largely refers to the movement toward an integrated global economy, marked by the free exchange of goods and capital. Author Details: Dr Kamran Mofid has taught economics and business studies at various universities in the United Kingdom and Canada.

He is the author of Development Planning in Iran, The Economic Consequences of the Gulf War and Promoting the Common Good: Bringing Economics and Theology Together Again. He is also the founder of the Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative and co.

Books shelved as globalization: The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman, Globalization and its Discontents b. A group ofmostly academics, also met in Istanbul, under the auspices of Globalisation for the Common Good.

Dr Kamran Mofid, an Iranian economist living in Derbyshire, who founded the Initiative, explains: ‘Our mission is to promote ethical, moral and spiritual values into, amongst others, the areas of economics, commerce, trade and international relations. Robert B. Reich’s new book, “The Common Good,” is a welcome response to this challenge.

One of the most prominent voices among progressives, Reich. This book brings together contributions from various disciplines, written by scholars who are at the forefront of this debate. It provides multiple insights into a tripartite relationship: business, globalization and the common good.

The Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative is an international think tank guided by principles of hard work, commitment, volunteerism and service, with a great passion for dialogue of cultures, civilisations, religions, ideas and visions which recognises that our economic problems are closely linked to our spiritual problems and vice versa.

Globalization. I have examined the dynamics of globalization at some length in my book Jihad vs. McWorld and will not rehearse its arguments here. But it is impossible to go around the issue of globalization and its entailments if we want to understand why the common good seems so precarious in our national life today.

Globalization is not the same as globalism, which points to aspirations for an end state of affairs wherein values are shared by or pertinent to all the world’s five billion people, their environment, their roles as citizens, consumers or producers with an interest in collective action designed to solve common problems.

Nor is it. Globalisation for the Common Good means the promotion of ethical, moral and spiritual values - which are shared by all religions - in the areas of economics, commerce, trade and international relations. it emphasizes personal and societal virtues.

it calls for understanding and collaborative action - on the part of civil society, private. related. The list of abbreviations related to GCGI - Globalisation for the Common Good Initiative.

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"The homogenizing influences of globalization that are most often condemned by the new nationalists and by cultural romanticists are actually positive; globalization promotes integration and the removal not only of cultural barriers but of many of the negative dimensions of culture.

Globalization is a vital step toward both a more stable world and. There is a heated debate about the true effects of globalization and if it really is such a good thing.

Good or bad, though, there isn't much argument as to whether or not it is happening. Let's look at the positives and negatives of globalization, and you can decide for yourself whether or not it is the best thing for our world.

The book makes a significant contribution to the international dialogue on globalisation, development, and social progress and will be of interest to social scientists, politicians and civil servants, aid agencies, members of non-governmental organizations, and all students of international studies.

From The Critics – Booknews. In "Globalisation for the Common Good", the author argues that it is possible to achieve a balance between economically efficient production and an equitable distribution of the wealth in a sustainable environment, so that everybody who is willing to work can share in the benefits of globalization.

One of The Times Literary Supplement’s Books of the Year The world-renowned philosopher and author of the bestselling Justice explores the central question of our time: What has become of the common good. These are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favor of the already fortunate.

When attempting to come up with a good example of globalisation, the first things that come to mind are McDonalds and children from third world countries wearing USA t-shirts. Anthony Giddens mentions in his book Runaway World how a friend of his was doing field studies in a village in central Africa.

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As for defining Globalisation for the Common Good, a globalisation for the common good, is an economy of sharing and is an economy of community. It is not an economy or a system in which well-placed people, institutions or governments can make a ‘killing’.

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