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Is Globalization the Cause of the Crises of Welfare States

@inproceedings{Fligstein1999IsGT,
  title={Is Globalization the Cause of the Crises of Welfare States},
  author={Neil Fligstein},
  year={1999}
}
Economic globalization refers to three related processes: 1) the growth in the world economy, 2) the change in the relations between first and third world countries that has resulted from the use of information technologies to reorganize production nationally and globally, and 3) the integration of world financial markets. These processes are often held responsible for deindustrialization in advanced industrial societies, increases in income inequality, and pressures on welfare states to… 
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