Globalization and Change

Perspectives from Punjab (Essays in Honour of Prof S.S. Gill)

Edited by: Ranjit Singh Ghuman, Jaswinder Singh Brar, Surjit Singh

Globalization is an inevitable force, transforming all aspects of contemporary society. This collection of essays looks at important issues concerning the impact of globalization on the Indian state of Punjab. The major questions addressed relate to labor, agriculture, rural-urban inequalities, natural resources, housing, and the impact on the local economy. Issues of governance and the role of the state are also analyzed. The sensitive issue of terrorism is also discussed, as it did affect the social fabric of the state and its subsequent economic progress. The papers capture the diversity of issues that have been affected by globalization and its consequences, both positive and negative.

520 pages

Publication Date: 12/31/2010
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788131603321