A Future Perfect: The Challenge and Promise of Globalization (Paperback)

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"A Future Perfect" is the first comprehensive examination of the most important revolution of our time globalization and how it will continue to change our lives. Do businesses benefit from going global? Are we creating winner-take-all societies? Will globalization seal the triumph of junk culture? What will happen to individual careers? Gathering evidence worldwide, from the shantytowns of Sao Paolo to the boardrooms of General Electric, from the troubled Russia-Estonia border to the booming San Fernando Valley sex industry, John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge deliver an illuminating tour of the global economy and a fascinating assessment of its potential impact.

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“A tremendous book.” —Newsweek

“It is not just that Micklethwait and Wooldridge . . . write gloriously. . . . The book’s substance is what really makes it stand out. . . . Judged in its entirety, with all its ambition and achievement, the book is a spectacular success.” —Foreign Affairs

“[A] compelling, witty discourse . . . To explain how globalization works, and how it came to pass, Micklethwait and Wooldridge take us on an extended world tour.”—Fast Company

“[The authors’] style is familiar to readers of The Economist: smooth, witty, erudite. . . . Their book merits an A.”—USA Today

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812966800
ISBN-10: 0812966805
Publisher: Random House Trade
Publication Date: March 11th, 2003
Pages: 416
Language: English