In December 2002 a new Special Research Area has opened in Bremen with some of the same cooperation partners as those mentioned below.

On August 28, 2000, there has been an interesting conference on globalization at the Aspen Institute featuring Jessica Matthews and Joseph Nye, etc., still documented on the Web as a Real audio file downloadable from Harvard.

An extensive literature survey on globalization was published by the UN under Kofi Annan's partnership with business on Jan. 31st, 2000,

A new collection of readings on globalization is listed below under HELD. Several new publications on globalization have appeared in 2000 at Zed Books, U.K. publishers of the "Sustainable Germany" study in English; there are descriptions on the Webpage of Zed Books.

Research institutions working on the topic of globalization:

If anyone doubts the need for improving the state of the world, read a first-hand account, a so- called travelogue, by:

BURTLESS, Gary / Robert Z. LAWRENCE / Robert E. LITAN / Robert J. SHAPIRO. 1998: Globaphobia. Confronting Fears About Open Trade. Washington DC: Brookings Institution.

CASTEN, Thomas R. 1998: Turning Off the Heat. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books. (review)

COHN, Theodore H. 2000: Global Political Economy. New York, etc.:Addison Wesley Longman.

COYLE, Diane. 1997. The Weightless World. Strategies for Managing the Digital Economy. London: Capstone.

Commission on Global Governance, 1995. Our Global Neighbourhood. London: Oxford University Press. (Website)

DIEREN, Wouter van (ed.).1995. Taking Nature into Account: A Report to the Club of Rome. New York, NY: Springer Verlag.

ESTY, Daniel C. 1994. Greening the GATT: Trade, Environment and the Future. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics.

FRANK, Robert H. / Philip J. COOK 1995: The Winner-Take-All Society. New York NY: Free Press.

FRIEDMAN, Thomas L. 1999. The Lexus and the Olive Tree. New York, NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

FRENCH, Hilary. 2000. Vanishing Borders. Protecting the Planet in the Age of Globalization. Washington DC: Worldwatch Institute. (summary and downloadable version)

Friedrich-Ebert Foundation (eds.). 2000. International Politics and Society, No.3, The World Trade Order and the Beginning of the Decline of the Washington Consensus (contains articles by Wachtel; by Wahl and Kulessa in German). Bonn: Friedrich-Ebert Foundation.

GELBSPAN, Ross, 1997. The Heat is On. Perseus Books.

GIDDENS, Anthony, 2000. The Third Way and Its Critics. Cambridge: Polity Press.

GIDDENS, Anthony, 2000. Runaway World. London: Profile Books (debate)

GRAY, John. 1998. False Dawn. The Delusions of Global Capitalism. London: Granta Books.

GREIDER,William.1996. One World Ready or Not. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

HAMMOND, Allen. 1998. Which World? Scenarios for the 21st Century. Washington DC: Island Press.

HELD, David / Anthony McGRAW. 2000: The Global Transformations Reader: An Introduction to the Globalization Debate. Polity Press.(Website)

HENDERSON, Hazel. 1999. Beyond Globalization: Shaping a Sustainable Global Economy. London: New Economics Foundation.

HIGGOTT, Richard. 1999. Coming to Terms with Globalisation: Non State Actors and Agenda for Justice and Governance in the Next Century

HIGGOTT, Richard. 2002. The Political Economy of Globalisation: Can the Past inform the Present?

HOMER-DIXON, Thomas F. 2001. Environment, Scarcity and Violence

HOMER-DIXON, Thomas F. 2000. The Ingenuity Gap.

HUNTINGTON, Samuel P. 1996. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster.

Institute of Development Studies (eds.). 1999. IDS Bulletin, Vol.30, No.3 Globalisation and the Governance of the Environment. Brighton: Institute of Development Studies.

KAUL, Inge/ Isabelle GRUNBERG/ Marc A. STERN (eds.). 1999: Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century. New York: Oxford University Press. (Website)

KENNEDY, Paul/ Dirk MESSNER / Franz NUSCHELER (eds.). 2001: Global Trends and Governance. Pluto Press. (Website)

KORTEN, David. 1996. When Corporations Rule the World. Berrett-Koehler. (Website)

KRUGMANN, Paul. 1996. Pop Internationalism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

LEADBEATER, Charles 1999. Living on Thin Air: The New Economy. London: Viking.

LUTTWAK, Edward 1999: Turbo-Capitalism: Winners & Losers in the Global Economy, HarperCollins Publishers.

MANDER, Jerry.(ed.)1996. The Case against the Global Economy. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. (contains chapters by Ralph Nader, Jeremy Rifkin, James Goldsmith, Herman Daly, Wolfgang Sachs, William Greider, David Korten, Richard Grossman, et al.)

MITTELMAN, James H. 2000. The Globalization Syndrome. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

O'BRIEN, Robert/ Anne Marie GOETZ / Jan Aart SCHOLTE/ Marc WILLIAMS. 2000.   Contesting Global Governance. Multilateral Economic Institutions and Global Social Movements. Cambridge Studies in International Relations, 71; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

OHMAE, Kenichi 1990. The Borderless World. Power and Strategy in the Global Marketplace. London: Harper Collins.

REINICKE, Wolfgang H. 1998. Global Public Policy.Washington DC: Brookings Institution.

RIFKIN, Jeremy 2000 (president of the Foundation on Economic Trends). The Age of Access. The New Culture of Hypercapitalism Where all of Life is a Paid-for Experience. New York: Tarcher.  (summary; Atlantic Monthly review)

RODRIK, Dani 1997. Has Globalization Gone too Far? Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics.

RODRIK, Dani 1999. The New Global Economy and Developing Countries: Making Openness Work, Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. (announcement on

RUDDY, Thomas F. 1999. Co-Financing Global Environmental and Social Standards: Trends in Climate Policy and International Cooperation, manuscript 100 pages (Executive Summary).

SAMPSON, Gary P. 2000. Trade, Environment, and the WTO: The Post-Seattle Agenda. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press. (announcement on

SCHECHTER, Michael, G.(ed.) 1999. The Revival of Civil Society: Global and Comparative Perspectives. International Political Economy Series, Timothy Shaw (gen.ed.), New York NY: St.Martin's Press.

SCHILLER, Dan 1999. Digital Capitalism. Networking the Global Market System. Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

STRANGE, Susan 1996. The Retreat of the State. The diffusion of power in the world economy.  Cambridge Studies in International Relations, 49; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

WEIZSAECKER, Carl Christian von 1999. Logik der Globalisierung. Goettingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht. (This German book is written by the brother of E.U. von Weizsaecker; see below. The two academics take very different views of free trade. Carl Christian, former head of the Germany's Monopoly Commission, holds F.A. Hayek's approach to "competition as a discovery process" in high regard. Business should be given precedence over politics in solving the world's problems because its orientation is longer-term and it is more conducive to change. For instance, "politics' status-quo orientation is keeping [the Kyoto Protocol] from being ratified," page 168, especially in OECD countries, which are unwilling to forego further economic growth, as would be required to pay the international emissions tax, the only form of sanctions that the Kyoto Protocol should be empowered to impose.)

WEIZSAECKER, Ernst Ulrich von 2002 (ed.). Chairman of the Enquete Commission of the German Bundestag on Globalization,

WEIZSAECKER, Ernst Ulrich von / Amory LOVINS / L.Hunter LOVINS 1995/97. Factor Four: Doubling Wealth - Halving Resource Use. London: Earthscan Publications. (short version)

YERGIN, Daniel / Joseph STANISLAW 1998. The Commanding Heights: the Battle between Government and the Marketplace. NY: Simon & Schuster.

YOUNG, Oran R.(ed.) 1997. Global Governance: Drawing Insights from the Environmental Experience. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.(contains chapters by Stokke, Wapner, Breitmeyer, Peterson, Bernauer, Valiante, Reed, von Moltke)

ZIMMERMAN, Michael 1997. Science, Nonscience and Nonsense: Approaching Environmental Literacy. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

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