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Global Capitalism Unbound:
Winners and Losers from Offshore Outsourcing

Edited by Eva Paus
Availability: Published
First Edition
From Palgrave Macmillan
Publishing Date: October 2007
288 Pages
Size 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
$75.00 - Hardcover (1-4039-8429-8)

Description

The rapid growth of offshore outsourcing in manufacturing and IT-based services is unleashing dramatic changes around the world. This book brings together leading scholars and practitioners to analyze the implications of this huge transformation. For some observers, offshore outsourcing promises more rapid economic growth for both developed and developing countries. For others, it unravels the social contract in today’s rich countries, as labor and governments lose bargaining power vis-à-vis globally mobile capital. For yet others, it offers some developing countries the opportunity to leapfrog, while pushing others even further to the sidelines. This book provides a uniquely comprehensive, yet diverse account of the winners and losers from offshore outsourcing and of how policy might be used to spread its benefits more widely and equally.

More information on the book can be found at Global Capitalism Unbound.