Globalization and Human Welfare in Industrially Developing Countries

  • Vic George
  • Paul Wilding


The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed an acceleration of the process of globalization and a deeper incorporation of the industrially developing countries (IDCs) into the global economy, polity and culture. Global investment and trade with IDCs increased; a greater number of IDCs espoused western democratic forms of government or joined the various UNO bodies; and, on the cultural domain, the influence of western culture reached heights that are considered by many as a threat to indigenous cultures.


Economic Growth Foreign Direct Investment Poverty Line World Trade Organization Human Welfare 
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Further Reading

  1. Hoogvelt, A. (2000) Globalization and the Postcolonial World 2nd edn (Basingstoke, Macmillan).Google Scholar
  2. Hurrell, A. and Woods, N. (eds) (1999) Inequality, Globalization, and World Politics (Oxford, Oxford University Press).Google Scholar
  3. Kiely, R. and Marfleet, P. (eds) (1998) Globalisation and the Third World (London, Routledge).Google Scholar

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  • Vic George
  • Paul Wilding

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