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The social dimension of globalization: A review of the literature

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  • Bernhard G. GUNTER
  • Rolph HOEVEN

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Reviews the key economic characteristics of the globalization process and examines its impact on employment, poverty, inequality, global insecurity, child labour, gender issues and migration. Explores national and international policy responses, highlighting the importance of trade negotiations and the financial architecture.

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Article provided by International Labour Organization in its journal International Labour Review.

Volume (Year): 143 (2004)
Issue (Month): 1-2 (03)
Pages: 7-43

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Handle: RePEc:bla:intlab:v:143:y:2004:i:1-2:p:7-43

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