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Ethical Models and Applications of Globalization

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Ethical Models and Applications of Globalization: Cultural, Socio-Political and Economic Perspectives presents the work of researchers who seek to advance the understanding of both the ethical impact of globalization and the influence of globalization on ethical practices from various cultural, socio-political, economic, and religious perspectives. The aim of this reference work is to put forward empirically grounded methods for understanding both the affect that the process of globalization has on ethical practices in organizations and how this research can shape the course of economic globalization.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
    1. Multiple Perspectives on the Ethical Issues of Globalization
  6. Chapter 1: Globalization and International Labor Standards, Codes of Conduct, and Ethics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOLUTIONS
  7. Chapter 2: Embodied Ethics for Our Interdependent World
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND INVITATION
    3. WHAT GLOBAL IMPERATIVE FOR EXPANDED ETHICS?
    4. DATA BASED ON EXPERIENCE: FROM MICRO TO MACRO ETHICS
    5. EMBODIED ETHICS GROUNDS US IN AN EXPANDED WORLD “REALITY”
    6. MOVING FROM SELF-AWARENESS TO GROUP-AWARENESS OF ETHICAL CHOICE
    7. OUR HEART IS THE ETHICAL BRIDGE & MEDIATOR – FOR US AND OTHERS
    8. The Time is Now…
  8. Chapter 3: Unintended Consequences of Business with 4 Billion
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BASE OF THE PYRAMID STRATEGY
    4. FUTURE DIRECTIONS: MOVING FROM FIRST GENERATION TO SECOND GENERATION BASE OF THE PYRAMID STRATEGIES
    5. CONCLUSION
  9. Chapter 4: Racing to the Bottom?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LDCs AND THE RACE TO THE BOTTOM
    4. CHANGES IN THE AMERICAN WORKPLACE
    5. CONSIDERING ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  10. Chapter 5: Globalization in Benedict XVI’s Caritas in Veritate
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE THEMES OF ROMAN CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING
    4. THE CONTEXT AND CONTENT OF ROMAN CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING
    5. BENEDICT XVI’S CARITAS IN VERITATE
    6. GLOBALIZATION IN CARITAS IN VERITATE
    7. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 6: ICT Ethical Issues, Globalization and Knowledge Society
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ICT ETHICAL ISSUES
    4. GLOBALIZATION
    5. WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY?
    6. SOCIETAL TRANSFORMATION
    7. WEALTH GENERATION
    8. A PROPOSED CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK ON THE RELATION BETWEEN ICT ETHICAL ISSUES AND KNOWLEDGE SOCIETY
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  12. Chapter 7: An Eastern Approach to the Global Challenge of Corruptibility
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE GLOBAL PROBLEM OF CORRUPTION
    4. EASTERN UNDERSTANDING ABOUT HIGHER MORAL DEVELOPMENT
    5. MORAL DEVELOPMENT AND NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL INTEGRATION
    6. CONCLUSION: TOWARD INCORRUPTIBILITY AND BENEVOLENT GLOBAL BUSINESS
  13. Chapter 8: Health Ethics in a Global Context
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GLOBALIZATION WITHIN HEALTHCARE
    4. MORAL EVALUATION OF GLOBALIZATION AND FOREIGN ASSISTANCE
    5. MOVING FORWARD WITH GLOBALIZATION
  14. Chapter 9: Women and Globalization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. WOMEN’S QUALITY OF LIFE, EQUALITY, AND STATUS
    4. ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF GLOBALIZATION
    5. SOCIO-CULTURAL ASPECTS OF GLOBALIZATION
    6. EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION ON WOMEN: POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE VIEWS
    7. AN ALTERNATIVE VIEW
    8. FINAL REMARKS
  15. Chapter 10: Fighting Hunger the Rights Way
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TEACHING GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP
    4. ENGAGING STUDENTS THROUGH VIDEO GAMES
    5. OVERCOMING TEACHER RESISTANCE
    6. BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER: FIGHTING HUNGER THE RIGHTS WAY (FHRW)
    7. EVALUATION OF FOOD FORCE AND FHRW
  16. Chapter 11: Giving Voice to Values
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: EXPRESSING VALUES IN AN INTERCONNECTED WORLD
    3. GLOBALISATION AND ETHICS
    4. GIVING VOICE TO VALUES
    5. GVV AND THE NORMATIVE-DESCRIPTIVE DIVIDE IN ETHICS
    6. THE MANY LEVELS OF PERSONAL AND SOCIAL EXISTENCE
    7. VALUES AND GLOBALISATION
    8. THE MULTILEVEL POWER OF EACH VOICE
    9. SOME GUIDING PRINCIPLES
    10. HOW GVV CAN CONTRIBUTE TO A GLOBAL ETHICS
    11. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 12: Ethical Issues Concerning International Labor Migration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF LABOR MIGRATION
    4. THE HUMAN COSTS OF LABOR MIGRATION
    5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
  18. Chapter 13: Ethics of Global Tourism
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ARE SOME TOURIST DESTINATIONS UNETHICAL?
    4. ARE SOME FORMS OF TOURISM UNETHICAL?
    5. DISCUSSION: CONCEPTUALISING THE ETHICS OF GLOBAL TOURISM
    6. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 14: Cosmopolitanism and Ethics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COSMOPOLITANISM DEFINED
    4. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
    5. COSMOPOLITANISM AS IDEOLOGY
  20. Chapter 15: Corporate Social Responsibility in Water Services
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. A STAKEHOLDER PERSPECTIVE
    4. PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC SERVICES
    5. WHY ARE WATER COMPANIES DIFFERENT?
    6. CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ISSUES FOR WATER COMPANIES
    7. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 16: A Critical Examination of the Assumptions, Beliefs and Ethical Considerations that Underlie Business Models of Global Poverty Reduction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. MODELS OF BUSINESS AND POVERTY REDUCTION
    4. CRITIQUE OF THE BOP CONCEPT
    5. RESPONSES OF PRAHALAD AND HART TO CRITIQUES
    6. FUNDAMENTAL ASSUMPTIONS OF THE BOP CONCEPT
    7. ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS RELATED TO THE BOP MODEL OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION
    8. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 17: Band-Aid Pedagogy, Celebrity Humanitarianism, and Cosmopolitan Provincialism
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE EVOLUTION OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION
    4. AN OVERVIEW OF CIVIC, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL EDUCATION
    5. DISCUSSION
  23. About the Contributors
  24. Index