Dr. Marina Della Giusta led the Global Issues elective on Thursday, February 23rd, where she presented her lecture: “Faraway So Close: Critical Issues in Globalisation”.
Della Giusta is a Lecturer in Economics at the University of Reading. She has written numerous articles on economics of trust and social capital, and economics of gender. Much of her lecture built on issues discussed in the book, Critical Perspectives on Globalisation, which she co-wrote with U.S. Kambhampati and R.H. Wade. Della Giusta is currently working on another book, Prostitution: A Denied Industry, which will come out in 2007.