Globalization, Trade Liberalization and Conflict: A Southern Perspective

  • Amitava Krishna Dutt


The phenomenon of economic globalization — reflecting increased trade, capital flows and technology transfers between countries — has received widespread attention in recent years. While many see it as a panacea for almost all the world’s ills, some see it as a font of problems, one of which is the exacerbation of the conflict between rich and poor countries, or the North and the South.


World Trade Organiz Trade Policy Trade Liberalization Capital Flow Unskilled Labor 
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