Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework of the politics of the new globalization.
Chapter 10: Globalization Politics with Women's Empowerment
Globalization Politics with Women's Empowerment
We have perhaps talked too much, and for much too long, about women's empowerment. In seminars, symposia, workshops and conferences, we have delivered lectures, lectures and more lectures which are mostly ‘full of sound and fury’.
Sometimes I am confused whether there is any impact of politics on globalization or any impact of globalization on politics. My answer to both the cases is ‘no’. I can only argue that globalization is itself a political catchword. And we are dancing on a pin ball named globalization. To the ‘West’ globalization is a blessing, and to the ‘rest’ it is a curse; and now to the people of the world it is a mixed blessing.
The speakers in most of ...