HUMAN SIDE OF GLOBALIZATION

“America’s fundamental illiteracy about globalization represents a grave threat to its continued positive unfolding. [This] book helps much to combat that ignorance.”~ Professor THOMAS BARNETT, author of The Pentagon’s New Map and the Baker Center distinguished scholar, University of Tennessee

“There is no better equipped scholar and researcher of this topic than Patrick Mendis … [His] multi-Photo of Glocalization book coverdisciplinary analysis that is both stimulating and eminently readable.”~ Ambassador JAYANTHA DHANAPALA, former undersecretary-general of the United Nations

“This book is ample evidence that the author is at home in the United States, Sri Lanka and in many other lands. His multi-faceted career—working with governmental bodies, universities, volunteer organizations and international institutions—is reflected here as he integrates his Sri Lankan and American values into these essays” [From the foreword]. ~ Sir ARTHUR CLARKE, the late fellow of King’s College (London) and author of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Photo of Globalization book cover“His informal glimpses of people, policies, life and work in a dozen countries show just how various and vibrant ‘globalization’ really is.” ~ Ambassador HARLAN CLEVELAND, the late president emeritus, World Academy of Art and Science

“This book certainly helps us to reach the shore of a new creation in which globalization will be a blessing for all.” ~ Professor M. S. SWAMINATHAN, member of the Indian Parliament, New Delhi

“These are stories that must be told” [From the afterword]. ~ Dr. A. T. ARIYARATNE, founder and president, Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement of Sri Lanka

“This work is a feast for the mind and the eyes!” ~ Professor DEBASHIS CHATTERJEE, The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta

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