The Role of China in Global Dirty Industry Migration

The first book to comprehensively analyze the regulation of dirty industry migration - a global issue that has complex economic, environmental and social implications. The book examines the mechanisms of regulation of dirty industry migration under internal trade, investment, environment and human rights laws. Other than international law, the host and home country regulation of dirty industry migration in the context of domestic laws and policies are examined. Finally, this book critically evaluates the voluntary codes relating to corporate environmental citizenship and social responsibility which bear implications on the regulation of dirty industry migration. Based on detailed and up-to-date research

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  • Author : Haitian Lu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 400 pages
  • ISBN : 1780632363
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Role of China in Global Dirty Industry Migration

The Role of China in Global Dirty Industry Migration
  • Author : Haitian Lu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 March 2008
GET THIS BOOKThe Role of China in Global Dirty Industry Migration

The first book to comprehensively analyze the regulation of dirty industry migration - a global issue that has complex economic, environmental and social implications. The book examines the mechanisms of regulation of dirty industry migration under internal trade, investment, environment and human rights laws. Other than international law, the host and home country regulation of dirty industry migration in the context of domestic laws and policies are examined. Finally, this book critically evaluates the voluntary codes relating to corporate environmental

Transition of the Yangtze River Delta

Transition of the Yangtze River Delta
  • Author : Zhibiao Liu,Xiaochun Li
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 February 2015
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This is the first English book that presents a professional analysis of the recent dynamic movement of the Chinese economy by focusing on the Yangtze River Delta region, which is the main engine of the Chinese economy. The impact of the international financial crisis on China’s economic development requires a change from the first wave of economic globalization oriented toward exports to the second wave of economic globalization characterized by expanding domestic demand. Taking this economic aspect into consideration,

Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa

Foreign Direct Investment in Large-Scale Agriculture in Africa
  • Author : Atkeyelsh G. M. Persson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 May 2019
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This book examines environmental sustainability and inclusive economic growth, providing in-depth analysis of foreign direct investment (FDI) in large-scale agriculture in Ethiopia. In most African states, arable land and other natural resources play a pivotal role for economic growth and development. Ethiopia is one of those countries where agriculture is the backbone of the economy. This sector has also been an attraction for FDI in Sub-Saharan Africa since the global food and financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. This book uses six

Special Economic Zones in Asian Market Economies

Special Economic Zones in Asian Market Economies
  • Author : Connie Carter,Andrew Harding
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2010
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Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have proliferated rapidly during the past decade and are set to multiply in the next – embracing not only Asia and Europe but also Africa and the Americas. This book is the first to examine the Asian experience of SEZs in China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines. SEZs are usually clearly defined geographic areas in which national, provincial or local governments use policy tools (such as tax holidays; improved infrastructure; less onerous or differentiated regulations and incentives

Globalization and Standards

Globalization and Standards
  • Author : Keshab Das
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 September 2014
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The changes following more than two decades of economic reforms and globalization of the Indian economy – at state, corporate sector, and consumer level – raise interesting questions on the ways in which the stakeholders will continue to engage on the world stage, politically, socially and economically. One key feature of global trade over this period has been the growing importance of not only product standards but, importantly, labor, environmental, food safety and social standards. Being essentially a non-tariff barrier,standards have

Developing Nations and the Politics of Global Integration

Developing Nations and the Politics of Global Integration
  • Author : Stephan Haggard
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release : 01 April 1995
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Developing countries are becoming important players in the world economy. Although they were slow to liberalize trade, they are now joining the more economically advanced nations in implementing trade reforms and in taking steps to deepen global integration. The lowering of trade barriers and the growth of foreign investment have benefited the developing countries but have also created vulnerabilities, including risks of dependence and political interference. Is deeper integration in the best interest of developing countries? In this book, part

Managing Globalization in Developing Countries and Transition Economies

Managing Globalization in Developing Countries and Transition Economies
  • Author : Moses N. Kiggundu
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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Kiggundu argues that we, the incipient global society comprised of governments, corporations, NGOs, and individuals, must take a strategic approach to managing globalization. He explores strategies in the fields of public sector reform, governmental use of technology, foreign direct investment and international trade policy, the evolving World Trade Organization, cultures of entrepreneurship, labor standards, and environmental protection.

World Migration Report 2005

World Migration Report 2005
  • Author : International Court of Justice
  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Release : 24 May 2005
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Where are people migrating today and why? What are the implications for the world's developing and industrialized economies? And what are the key issues facing policy makers in migrant origin, destination, and transit countries? World Migration 2005 analyses the effects of globalization, trade liberalization, economic integration and the widening gap between rich and poor nations on migration flows. It looks at the impact of the world's 185 million migrants and their potential contribution to socioeconomic development and cultural enrichment both at home

Asia Journal of Global Studies

Asia Journal of Global Studies
  • Author : Derrick M. Nault
  • Publisher : Universal-Publishers
  • Release : 01 October 2010
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The Asia Journal of Global Studies (AJGS) is the official journal of the Japan-based Asia Association for Global Studies (AAGS). The journal features research articles on Asia and other world regions from an Asian regional perspective. AJGS' other regular offerings include guest columns by global studies experts in Asia, reader commentaries, and book reviews. Multidisciplinary in scope, AJGS accepts contributions from authors with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences. The journal encourages historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, linguists, philosophers

The Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control

The Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 March 2006
GET THIS BOOKThe Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control

Globalization is by no means a new phenomenon; transcontinental trade and the movement of people date back at least 2,000 years, to the era of the ancient Silk Road trade route. The global spread of infectious disease has followed a parallel course. Indeed, the emergence and spread of infectious disease are, in a sense, the epitome of globalization. Although some experts mark the fall of the Berlin Wall as the beginning of this new era of globalization, others argue that it

World Cities and Urban Form

World Cities and Urban Form
  • Author : Mike Jenks,Daniel Kozak,Pattaranan Takkanon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 December 2013
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This book presents new research and theory at the regional scale showing the forms metropolitan regions might take to achieve sustainability. At the city scale the book presents case studies based on the latest research and practice from Europe, Asia and North America, showing how both planning and flagship design can propel cities into world class status, and also improve sustainability. The contributors explore the tension between polycentric and potentially sustainable development, and urban fragmentation in a physical context, but