An alternative perspective to govern globalization

Bayar, Fırat
Along with a multiplicity of benefits, contemporary globalization is posing severe challenges upon individuals, states as well as the world community as a whole. In that context, this study puts forward the cosmopolitan social democracy (CSD) approach as an alternative perspective of global governance to minimize, even entirely eradicate the detrimental costs of globalization and thereby enable all to benefit from its positive outcomes.


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Citation Formats
F. Bayar, “An alternative perspective to govern globalization,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2005.