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作者 Hoovestal, Lance E., 1971- author
書名 Globalization contained : the economic and strategic consequences of the container / Lance E. Hoovestal
出版項 New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
國際標準書號 1137315911 (electronic bk.)
9781137315915 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references
1. The Postwar World -- 2. The Advent of the Container -- 3. The Economic Consequences of the Container -- 4. The Strategic Consequences of the Container -- 5. The US -- 6. China
The freight container facilitates an extraordinary amount of commercial exchange while undermining sovereign autonomy. By helping to integrate world trade, the container empowers the activities of non-state actors - both licit and illicit. These activities have given rise to new tensions that threaten the very economic globalization that the container helped create. Hoovestal delves into the social, economic and strategic ramifications of the container in Globalization Contained. On the one hand, despite their ideological differences, economies like those of the US and China have a common interest in the globalization that containers make possible. On the other hand, this seemingly simple piece of technology stands between liberalist market freedom and realist sovereign security. Examining the global significance of the freight container, with particular emphasis on the perspectives of the US and China, "Globalization Contained" considers the implications of the freight container as an agent of change for the future of the global economy and global security
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鏈接 Print version: Hoovestal, Lance E., 1971- Globalization contained 9781137304421 (DLC) 2013019166 (OCoLC)843857878
主題 Freight and freightage
International economic relations
Non-state actors (International relations)
Security, International
Freight and freightage. fast (OCoLC)fst00934154
International economic relations. fast (OCoLC)fst00976891
Non-state actors (International relations) fast (OCoLC)fst01744766
Security, International. fast (OCoLC)fst01110895
TRANSPORTATION / Railroads / Pictorial bisacsh
Electronic books
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