The Return of Crisis in the Era of Globalization: One Crisis, or Many?

11 May 2010
Article

Crises have long been relegated to the margins of mainstream economics, in turn often marginalising the work of those who pay attention to them. However, the recent global financial crisis, which continues to deepen around the world, has drawn the attention of mainstream economists back to the concept. Here, in this special issue of Globalizations - Barry Gills' editorial argues we currently face a number of interlinked crises, and that while the word implies something anomalous about our predicament, they are inherent features of our economic system, to which radical alternatives are needed.

 

Globalizations, 7:1, 3 - 8.
Number of pages: 7