Jay R. Mandle. Globalisation and the Poor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003. x+157 pages. Paperback. £ 12.95.

Mir Annice Mahmood


The issue of globalisation of the world economy has taken
centre-stage in discussions relating to the process of economic
development and the distribution of income between the developed and
developing countries. Although these are many current concerns,
globalisation as such has occurred at different points in recorded human
history of the past several thousand years. The Roman Empire, for
instance, is quoted as one of the earlier examples of globalisation.
More recently, the period leading up to World War I saw an increasingly
integrated world economy under British Imperial rule. The most recent
attempt at globalisation started in the late 1970s and continues to the
present day.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30541/v42i1pp.81-82


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