Book Review: Trade Policy, New Century: The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising

Razeen Sally Trade Policy, New Century: The WTO, FTAs and Asia Rising London: Institute of Economic Affairs, 2008, ISBN 9780255365444, 229 pp., £ 12.50 (pbk.) Journal of Global Analysis | Vol. 1 | No. 1 | 2010 Based on a classical-liberal approach, in his recent book Razeen Sally provides an account of current challenges to free trade and offers solutions that he thinks best fit to the 21st century developments….

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Book Review: European Security Culture: Language, Theory and Policy

Monica Gariup European Security Culture: Language, Theory and Policy Farnham: Ashgate, 2009, ISBN 9780754675556, 350 pp., £ 60.00 (hb.) Journal of Global Analysis | Vol. 1 | No. 1 | 2010 Monica Gariup’s European Security Culture: Language, Theory and Policy is one of the few in-depth and systematic studies on European security culture. This book focuses on the emergence of a European security culture since the foundation of the European…

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Book Review: Turkey’s Accession to the European Union: An Unusual Candidacy

Constantine Arvanitopoulos (Ed.) Turkey’s Accession to the European Union: An Unusual Candidacy Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-540-88196-4, 215 pp., £72.00 (hb.) Journal of Global Analysis | Vol. 1 | No. 1 | 2010 Turkey’s accession to the European Union (EU) has probably been the most extraordinary case in the EU history. The reason why it is such an extraordinary case is because Turkey’s European integration is related not just…

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An Assessment of the EU`s Role in the Developing World in Relation to Migration

Abstract – The aim of this article is to analyse the EU`s role in the developing world in relation to migration. To achieve that reasons behind the migration from developing countries to EU countries are discussed and the impact of migration on the development of poor countries is analysed. The common migration policy of the EU is introduced and EU`s policies to manage the migration flows are presented. The main…

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Emerging Markets: Theory & Practice / Turkey’s Reforms Post 2001 Crisis

Duygu Uckun* and Mark Doerr** Abstract: The global financial downturn of 2001 affected broad swaths of the increasingly interconnected global economy.  The global effects of the economic downturn in the U.S. in 2008 showed that decoupling had not occurred to the extent many thought, and showed that indeed emerging market countries, including Turkey, were not immune from economic trouble in America. This paper addresses the question, whether the fiscal, financial,…

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Sustainable Development: Representing a reflexive modernity inside the United Nations

Abstract: This paper suggests that the discourse of sustainable development (SD) within the United Nations (UN) represents a paradigm shift from first/industrial modernity to a reflexive modernity. Reflexive modernity is defined by the changing nature of political structures in the face of globalised environmental risk, as well as a questioning of the hegemony of the scientific process as a basis for the development of humanity and the planet. SD is a…

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Estimating the Impact of the Indo-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement on India’s Balance of Trade

Ranajoy Bhattacharyya* and Avijit Mandal** Abstract: India signed a Free Trade Agreement with ASEAN on 13th August, 2009. In this paper we analyze one aspect of the possible impacts of the FTA: that on India’s Balance of Trade. It is found that the impact of the agreement on India’s balance of trade is expected to be negative. India’s imports will rise significantly, however there will be no commensurate rise in…

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Book Review Guidelines

Journal of Global Analysis (JGA) aims to publish book reviews on a wide range of topics. JGA is a multi-disciplinary peer-reviewed journal focuses on the interconnected subfields within International Relations; such as international security, international political economy, international organisations, foreign policy analysis, etc. The primary purpose of JGA is to provide short, reader-friendly, scholarly and up-to-date book reviews from different disciplines to its readers in a timely manner. Reviewers are…

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