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The great convergence: Asia, the west and logic of one world

By: Mahbubani, Kishore.
Publisher: New York Public Affairs 2014Description: vii, 315 p.ISBN: 9781610393690.Subject(s): Asia - Foreign relations | International cooperation | Asia - Foreign economic relations | International relations - East West relations | Global financial crisis - 2008-2009 | Diplomatic relationsDDC classification: 372.501821 Summary: In this visionary roadmap to the twenty-first-century, Kishore Mahbubani prescribes solutions for improving global institutional order. He diagnoses seven geopolitical fault lines most in need of serious reform. But his message remains optimistic: despite the archaic geopolitical contours that try to shackle us today, our world has seen more positive change in the past thirty years than in the previous three hundred. (http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/book/paperback/the-great-convergence/9781610393690)
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Table of Contents:

1. A new global civilization

2. A theory of one world

3. Global irrationality

4. Seven global contradictions

5. Will geopolitics derail convergence?

6. A barrier to convergence

7. Converging on global convergence



In this visionary roadmap to the twenty-first-century, Kishore Mahbubani prescribes solutions for improving global institutional order. He diagnoses seven geopolitical fault lines most in need of serious reform. But his message remains optimistic: despite the archaic geopolitical contours that try to shackle us today, our world has seen more positive change in the past thirty years than in the previous three hundred.

(http://www.publicaffairsbooks.com/book/paperback/the-great-convergence/9781610393690)

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