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Analyzing the relationship between globalization and cultures is the core objective of this volume. In it leading experts track cultural trends in all regions of the world, covering issues ranging from the role of cultural difference in politics and governance to heritage conservation, artistic expression, and the cultural industries. The book also includes a data section that consolidates the recently commenced but still inchoate work of cultural indicators.

1A Economic Globalization
1A economic globalization
Trade Flows + TNCs
1a. OUTLOOK ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: TRADE, AID, FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT BY INCOME LEVEL

– outlook on the global economy – trade blocs: trade in $us millions 2003 + trade blocs: % of world export 2003 – 2003 top ten non-financial tnc's worldwide: ranked by total foreign assets + 2003 top ten non-financial tnc's worldwide: ranked by transnationality index – top twenty global companies: rankings by forbes (as of april 2006) & fortune (as of July 2005)

1b. OUTLOOK ON THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: REMITTANCES BY INCOME LEVEL + REGIONS IN CURRENT $US MILLIONS + % OF CHANGE
2a. REGIONAL TRADE BLOCS: % OF WORLD EXPORTS 2003

2b. TRADE BLOCS: TRADE IN $US MILLIONS 2003

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