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Bowles, Paul

Overview
Works: 31 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 2,797 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  History  Horror fiction  Interviews  Juvenile works  Romance fiction  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: PS3552.O874, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Bowles
Capitalism by Paul Bowles( Book )

30 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a guide to thinking about capitalism, both as an ideology and as an economic system. It asks: what are the central, unchanging features of capitalism? How does capitalism vary from place to place and over time? Does capitalism improve our lives? Is capitalism a system which is "natural" and "free"? Or is it unjust and unstable? And what about today's global capitalism? Answers to these questions and many more are sought through an analysis of the life of this world-shaping idea and of the writings of leading thinkers such as Adam Smith, Milton Friedman, Francis Fukuyama, John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx. The book concludes by arguing that the advocates of global capitalism have erred and that, without change, we are heading for an impoverished future."--Jacket
National perspectives on globalization( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors from 11 countries analyse and reflect on what globalization means to them, to provide a global dialogue on globalization. They bring new perspectives on how to think about one of the most important processes of our time
Regional perspectives on globalization( Book )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book 12 regional chapters, encompassing all of the major regions of the world, provide a global dialogue on globalization. The authors provide new perspectives on how we should think about globalization, its impacts and forms of resistance and response
National currencies and globalization : endangered specie? by Paul Bowles( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul Bowles provides an innovative and systematic analysis of the implications of theories of globalization for national currencies. He critically examines whether, as a result, the world is heading for fewer currencies. He argues that the main "force of globalization" which is endangering national currencies is that of globalization as "neoliberal globalism." However, there is no single neoliberal position on money and so the "contingent" nature of neoliberalism explains why this particular force of globalization operates more strongly in some countries than others. This is demonstrated in case studies of four systemically significant currencies, namely, those of Australia, Canada, Mexico, and Norway." "National Currencies and Globalization will be of interest to researchers and students of International Political Economy, Politics, Economics, and Finance."--Jacket
Globalization and labour in China and India : impacts and responses by Paul Bowles( Book )

13 editions published in 2010 in English and German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Globalization has pushed China and India to the centre of the stage but what has been the impact on workers in these countries? This book analyzes this question and demonstrates the complexity of the processes and responses at play. Bringing together expert analyzes of both rural and urban areas, the book highlights the ways in which local and national policies as well as global actors have an impact on labour. There are signs that the state in both countries is shifting its role in a 'counter movement from above' as shown by the National Employment Guarantee Act in India and the Labour Contract Law in China. But will this be enough to quell the social unrest caused by globalization's dislocating and inequalizing effects, especially after the global financial crisis? This book shows how state responses are unlikely to be up to the task and what role labour in other countries could play. -- Back cover
International trade and neoliberal globalism : towards re-peripheralisation in Australia, Canada and Mexico? by Paul Bowles( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International trade must be analysed within the historical context within which it occurs. Behind the statistics on trade flows lie power structures, class interests and international hierarchies. These change over time and how countries respond to them has critical implications for their citizen's well-being. In this book, the history of trade in Australia, Canada and Mexico is analysed. Trade agreements are analysed in detail to explore the new forms that dependence and subordination have taken.Arguing that the free trade agreements are significantly biased in favour of the United States, the contributors analyse how each of the three countries are being subject to specific forms of re-peripheralisation and examine possible alternatives for a progressive future based on an integration in the global economy which enhances, rather than limits, democracy and social justice. By providing a historical and critical account of trade policy in the three countries, the book provides a welcome antidote to the historical accounts of free trade supporters
The answer is still no : voices of pipeline resistance by Paul Bowles( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource communities in a globalizing region : development, agency, and contestation in northern British Columbia by Gary N Wilson( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Northern British Columbia has always played an important role in Canada's economy, but for many Canadians it also existed as an almost forgotten place: a vast territory where only a few roads and a ferry system connected small cities, towns, and villages to the outside world. Now, as the appetite for natural resources intensifies, this resource-rich and geographically important region is being pulled onto the national and global economic stages. This timely volume examines the connections between local development and global forces and how governments, Aboriginal peoples, organized labour, NGOs, and the private sector are adapting to, resisting, and embracing change."--
Improving the economic security of casual workers in BC by Fiona MacPhail( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Section 1. Introduction -- Section 2: Casual Work and Economic Security in BC ; What is Casual Work? ; Number of Casual Workers in BC ; Defining Economic Security ; Relationship Between Casual Work and Economic Security ; Labour Market Security ; Job Security l Health and Safety Security (at Work) ; Skill Security ; Income Security ; Representation Security ; Time Security -- Section 3: Government Policy Changes Affecting Casual Workers ; Box: Key Policy Changes Since 2001 Reducing Economic Security of Casual Workers ; Eroding the Conditions of Casual Work ; Greater Difficulty Transitioning to Permanent Work ; Policies That Increase Casual Employment -- Section 4: Conclusion and Policy Recommendations ; Policies to Enhance Economic Security ; Extensions ; Economic Security: The New Challenge for Policy in BC -- Notes -- References -- Appendix A: Description of the Casual Worker Survey -- Appendix B: Logit Model of the Likelihood of Being a Casual Worker
Exercise Mermaid by England) Atomic Energy Research Establishment (Harwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extractive imperialism in the Americas : capitalism's new frontier by James F Petras( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explores the changing face of US imperialism in the context of a system that is in crisis. At issue are the devastating effects of the turn of many multinational corporations towards 'extractivism'-a pillage of society's natural resources
Halbmond( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A note on foreign aid and recipient economic policy by Paul Bowles( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A life full of holes by Driss ben Hamed Charhadi( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"One of the most unusual literary innovations ever produced, A Life Full of Holes is the result of a singular collaboration between two remarkable individuals: Driss ben Hamed Charhadi, an illiterate North African servant and street vendor, and legendary American novelist and essayist Paul Bowles. The powerful story of a shepherd and petty trafficker struggling to maintain hope as he wrestles with the grim realities of daily life, it is the first novel ever written in the Arabic dialect Moghrebi, faithfully recorded and translated into English by Bowles. Straightforward yet rich in complex emotions, it is a fascinating inside look at an unfamiliar culture - harsh and startling, yet interwoven with a poignant, poetic beauty."--Book cover
Globalization : a Taxonomy of Theoretical Approaches by Paul Bowles( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The sheltering sky by Paul Bowles( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A married couple and a male hanger-on travel to North Africa seeking and escaping from things unclear to themselves
Up above the world : a novel by Paul Bowles( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Op reis in Zuid-Amerika komt een Amerikaans stel terecht bij een zeer charmant doch verwend en paranoïde rijkeluiszoontje dat hen op wrede manier manipuleert tot de dood erop volgt
Brewer studio recital by Ind.) Anderson University (Anderson( Recording )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

ASEAN and the G8 : potentially Productive Partners or two Ships Passing in the Night? by Paul Bowles( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Excercise mermaid( Book )

1 edition published in 1958 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Capitalism
Alternative Names
Bowles, P. 1956-

Languages
English (111)

Italian (3)

German (2)

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National perspectives on globalizationRegional perspectives on globalizationNational currencies and globalization : endangered specie?Globalization and labour in China and India : impacts and responsesInternational trade and neoliberal globalism : towards re-peripheralisation in Australia, Canada and Mexico?