Unravelling Global Apartheid: An Overview of World Politics
August 1996, Polity
Introduction: What is Global Apartheid and Why does it Matter?.
1. The World in One Country.
2. The Dynamics of Separate Development.
3. The Economics of Global Apartheid.
4. Global Privileges of Private Enterprise.
5. Managed Markets of Global Apartheid.
6. Institutions of Global Apartheid: The UN System.
7. The Laws of Exclusion.
8. The Western Alliance Government.
9. The West Knows Best: Values and Ideology of Global Apartheid.
10. Prospects for Improvement.
- An introductory text accessible to first-year students in development studies
- Provides a distinctive point of view about the origins of global inequality
- Includes a wide variety of factual documentation about global economic divisions.
The Times Higher Education Supplement
'A weighty and authoritative analysis of global apartheid, full of fresh thought and dazzling detail... As a source of ideas, facts, references, the most improbable of quotations, and signposts to further reading, it is an invaluable reference work for educators; as a source of inspiration, it is an epic antidote against little Englanders or indeed, little Europeanists.' WEA Journal Report Book
'More than other books which have covered the same ground, this
one offers the reader a simple and powerful metaphor to understand
the impact of complicated economic processes - global
Christian Aid News
'In spite of the serious message to Western politicians this is a hopeful and encouraging book which points the way forward for both rich and poorer nations ... Unravelling Global Apartheid will inspire both locally and globally.' Perspectives
'Alexander is to be congratulated on the precision and persistence with which he develops his core argument and on the inter-disciplinary breadth of his vision ... the book will have a useful role as a kind of polemical textbook to read alongside alternatives.' Democratization
'Those with a clear understanding of how the world is changing
are most likely to be able to shape the future. Globalisation
offers greater prosperity but also the threat of growing
inequality. Acting only at national level we will not be able to
meet these challenges. But acting together there is much we can
achieve. We should take the arguments and analysis in this book
Rt Hon Clare Short MP, Secretary of State for International Development