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Rethinking Globalizations


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This series is designed to break new ground in the literature on globalisation and its academic and popular understanding. Rather than perpetuating or simply reacting to the economic understanding of globalisation, this series seeks to capture the term and broaden its meaning to encompass a wide range of issues and disciplines and convey a sense of alternative possibilities for the future.

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Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance

Migration, Civil Society and Global Governance

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Branka Likic-Brboric, Raúl Delgado Wise, Gülay Toksöz
March 27, 2019

How do the United Nations, international organizations, governments, corporate actors and a wide variety of civil society organizations and regional and global trade unions perceive the root causes of migration, global inequality and options for sustainable development? This is one of the most...

From International Relations to World Civilizations: The Contributions of Robert W. Cox

From International Relations to World Civilizations: The Contributions of Robert W. Cox

1st Edition

Shannon Brincat
January 23, 2019

This volume explores the work of Robert W. Cox across International Relations, International Political Economy, and International Historical Sociology. Robert W. Cox has been a key figure in so-called critical approaches to world politics, contributing to the inter-paradigm debate in IR, pioneering...

Chinese Labour in the Global Economy: Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance

Chinese Labour in the Global Economy: Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance

1st Edition

Andreas Bieler, Chun-Yi Lee
January 23, 2019

Chinese development is widely considered to be an example of successful developmental catch-up with double-digit growth rates year on year. Some even talk of an emerging power, which may in time replace the US as the global economy’s hegemon. And yet there is a dark underside to this ‘miracle’ in...

Time and Globalization: An interdisciplinary dialogue

Time and Globalization: An interdisciplinary dialogue

1st Edition

Paul Huebener, Susie O'Brien, Tony Porter, Liam Stockdale, Yanqiu Rachel Zhou
January 17, 2019

Both academic and popular representations of globalization, critical or celebratory, have tended to conceptualize it primarily in spatial terms, rather than simultaneously temporal ones. However, time, in both its ideational and material dimensions, has played an important role in mediating and...

The Politics of Food Sovereignty: Concept, Practice and Social Movements

The Politics of Food Sovereignty: Concept, Practice and Social Movements

1st Edition

Annie Shattuck, Christina Schiavoni, Zoe VanGelder
January 16, 2019

Food sovereignty has been a fundamentally contested concept in global agrarian discourse over the last two decades, as a political project and campaign, an alternative, a social movement, and an analytical framework. It has inspired and mobilized diverse publics: workers, scholars and public...

Global Insurrectional Politics

Global Insurrectional Politics

1st Edition

Nevzat Soguk
January 11, 2019

The recent Arab uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East have attracted scholarly attention as popular movements with novel transnational and religious dimensions. What became known as the Arab Spring can be read as part of a broader politics of normative defiance of predominant political...

BRICS and MICs: Implications for Global Agrarian Transformation

BRICS and MICs: Implications for Global Agrarian Transformation

1st Edition

Ben Cousins, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Sérgio Sauer, Jingzhong Ye
December 04, 2018

The economic and political rise of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), and powerful middle-income countries (MICs) such as Argentina, Indonesia and Turkey, has far-reaching implications for global agrarian transformation. These countries are key sites of...

The New Global Politics: Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

The New Global Politics: Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century

1st Edition

Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost
October 26, 2018

Over the past decade, there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide, from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America, to the Arab Spring, to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe, to democracy protests in China. This...

The Politics of Destination in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals: Leaving No-one Behind?

The Politics of Destination in the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals: Leaving No-one Behind?

1st Edition

Clive Gabay, Suzan Ilcan
August 21, 2018

This book represents an unusual intervention in debates about the nature of contemporary international development, where the majority of scholarship tends to concern itself with measuring or collating goal performance. Through a series of analyses of the United Nations Sustainable Development...

Feminist Global Political Economies of the Everyday

Feminist Global Political Economies of the Everyday

1st Edition

Juanita Elias, Adrienne Roberts
April 23, 2018

This collection interrogates the multifaceted ways in which global transformations are constituted by deeply gendered socio-economic practices at the level of the ‘everyday’. It brings feminist insights to bear on the emerging International Political Economy (IPE) debates about ‘the everyday’,...

The Role of Religion in Struggles for Global Justice: Faith in justice?

The Role of Religion in Struggles for Global Justice: Faith in justice?

1st Edition

Peter J. Smith, Katharina Glaab, Claudia Baumgart-Ochse, Elizabeth Smythe
March 27, 2018

Struggles for global justice are being fought by civil society groups across the globe, addressing global inequalities, challenging neoliberal market driven globalization and demanding to remedy its negative implications. This book examines the roles religious communities and organizations in...

Environmental Security in Transnational Contexts: What Relevance for Regional Human Security Regimes?

Environmental Security in Transnational Contexts: What Relevance for Regional Human Security Regimes?

1st Edition

Harlan Koff, Carmen Maganda
March 20, 2018

Much of the discussion surrounding the definition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the post-2015 global development agenda has contextualized sustainable development within the framework of ‘transformation’, specifically prioritizing concepts such as equity, security, justice, and...

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