In How To Run the World, Parag Khanna envisions a new world order. Business and entrepreneurship are no longer the maligned enemy of. How to Run the World has ratings and 23 reviews. Alec said: About the author: Parag Khanna is a global strategist, theorist and the best-selling author of . PDF | In his new book, Parag Khanna, Director of the Global Governance Initiative at the New America Foundation and author of “The Second World”, seeks to.
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How to Run the World: Charting a Course to the Next Renaissance by Parag Khanna
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The stakes are high and it seems that our institutions are not up to the task. Questions get raised reading the book. Khanna’s central premise, that we are entering a multilayered world similar to the Middle Ages when nation states were weakened, may be true. Khanna does present some good ideas for reform. Instead of aiming for a system of global security, then, we should first set our sights on the construction of such systems regionally.
Want to Read saving…. Empowered by the information revolution, writes Khanna, public and private partners can collaborate efficiently across national borders to meet such 21st-century challenges as terrorism, the AIDS epidemic and climate change.
Nations, states, NGOs, businesses, philanthropists, and others are all interacting and trying to make change on a regional and global stage. One minor issue is the use of footnotes, which are randomly used throughout the book with no more than ten to a chapter and sometimes are ignored even when a fact is being asserted or quote is being used. I think he is correct in stating in countries that are failed states with little governance; the best way for stabilizing the area is multi-national firms that has a vested interest in stability in order to keep its global khannna chain in working order.
Then he got to the rules khsnna in the title, with case examples, and it came apart for me.
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Stay in Touch Sign up. I figured we already had one, but apparently, our foreign affairs have been badly mismanaged at the governmental level and he advocates that non-government organizations NGOs have more hhow to handle and respond gun corporate activities–the feds just take too long to get anything done! The rise of the Global South? About Parag Khanna Parag Khanna is a global strategist, world traveler, and bestselling author.
Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, free markets versus state capitalism.
As a go consequence, some of his analyses seem a bit rushed for example, his thoughts on nuclear proliferation are limited to just a few pages. We are experiencing technical difficulties.
Nov 15, John R Naugle marked it as to-read Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. In the same way, Brazil, India, France, China, Italy, who have all experienced secessionist movements at some point in history, would no longer exist had they not insisted on maintaining national unity.
Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The Jungle Grows Back. That book remains to be written. Into the Hands of the Soldiers. But his prescriptions are so off base and premised on wrong or outdated facts that he completely undermines this.
One minor issue is the use of footnotes, which are randomly used throughout the book with no more than ten to a chapter and sometimes kuanna ignored even when a fact is being asserted or quote is being used. Here is a stunning and provocative guide to the future of international relations—a system for managing global problems beyond the stalemates of business versus government, East versus West, rich versus poor, democracy versus authoritarianism, free markets versus state capitalism.
Finally, his assertion that current structures like the UN Security Council have passed their prime is popular, but too simple: Another interesting point was the need for regional, not global, solutions in some cases. Second, the interrelationships that evolve are too finely woven for the breathless pace of this book to appreciate their nuances. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Rick Mercer Final Report. Synergy they can achieve through collaboration Team up with people who are experts in these fields.
From the Hardcover edition. Khanna advocates democracy that comes from within not from an external force. He also states to stem the recruiting tide of terrorist khannna it is necessary for these young men to have jobs via multi-national firms.
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Rise of the Info-State. In ancient Sumerian city-states, they channeled the messages of deities dun kings. Nov 05, Adjsan rated it really liked it.
Khanna’s central premise, that we are entering a multilayered world similar to the Middle Ages when nation states were weakened, may padag true. Jul 26, Tamra added it. Books by Parag Khanna.
Lenin and Slavoj Zizek. Khanna’s second book does not quite live up to the promise of the first, but it presents a well written overview of the way the world is currently working or, in my view, the way the world is just getting by. I also agreed with some of his environmental ideas.
He’s quite upbeat about the future — else, why promote “Mega-Diplomacy”?