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.
Beyond the Global Land Grab New Directions for Research on Land Struggles and Global Agrarian Change
Extractivisms, Existences and Extinctions Monoculture Plantations and Amazon Deforestation
Rising Powers, People Rising Neoliberalization and its Discontents in the BRICS Countries
Edited By Barrie Axford
November 25, 2021
In what are generally understood as unsettled times, this book explores the possibility and desirability of bringing integrated theory back into globalization research. While there can hardly be a single and all-encompassing ‘grand theory’ of globalization-in-itself, is there scope for the ...
Edited By Gustavo de L. T. Oliveira, Juan Liu, Ben M. McKay
November 18, 2021
The conjunction of climate, food, and financial crises in the late 2000s triggered renewed interest in farmland and agribusiness investments around the world. This phenomenon became known as the "global land grab", and sparked vibrant debates among social movements, NGOs, international development ...
By Markus Kröger
November 05, 2021
This book explores the existential redistributions that extractivist frontiers create, going beyond existing studies by bringing into the English-language discussion much of the wisdom from Latin American rural and forest communities’ understandings of extractivist phenomena, and the destruction ...
By Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere
August 13, 2021
This book explores whether any theory alone is sufficiently capable of resolving the complexity of global justice, arguing that a combination of statism and cosmopolitanism is needed. In current times, xenophobia, nationalism and populism have amplified othering in both domestic and international ...
Edited By Michelle Williams, Vishwas Satgar
October 02, 2020
In Challenging Inequality in South Africa: Transitional Compasses leading scholars of South Africa explore creative possibilities to challenge structures of economic, social and political power that produce inequality. Through concrete empirical examples of movements, workers’ struggles, ...
Edited By Justin Rosenberg, Milja Kurki
May 11, 2021
This volume takes up the idea of ‘multiplicity’ as a new common ground for international theory, bringing together 10 scholars to reflect on the implications of societal multiplicity for areas as diverse as nationalism, ecology, architecture, monetary systems, cosmology and the history of political...
Edited By Alf Gunvald Nilsen, Karl von Holdt
April 26, 2021
Rising Powers, People Rising is a pathbreaking volume in which leading international scholars discuss the emerging political economy of development in the BRICS countries centred on neo-liberalization, precarity, and popular struggles. The rise of the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China,...
Edited By Johannes Dragsbaek Schmidt, Shantanu Chakrabarti
March 30, 2021
This book investigates the interplay of internal and external constraints, challenges and possibilities regarding foreign policy in India. It is the first attempt to systematically analyse and focus on the different actors and institutions in the domestic and international contexts who impose and ...
Edited By Barry K. Gills, Christopher Chase-Dunn
March 26, 2021
This book brings together a collection of essays by progressive global activists in response to Samir Amin’s call for a new global organization of progressive workers and peoples. Amin’s proposal is applauded, criticized and reformulated by these scholar-activists who are all proponents of ways ...
Edited By Matthew Louis Bishop, Anthony Payne
March 12, 2021
This book charts the way towards a better, repurposed globalization, which it calls ‘reglobalization’, and shows how this can be built, incrementally but realistically, via reforms to the partial and fragile existing structures of global governance. In making this argument, the book firmly rejects ...
Edited By Peter J. Smith, Katharina Glaab, Claudia Baumgart-Ochse, Elizabeth Smythe
December 18, 2020
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 ...
Edited By Damien Cahill, Martijn Konings, Adam David Morton
November 19, 2020
Revisiting the magnetic poles of Karl Polanyi and Friedrich Hayek on the utopian springs of political economy, this book seeks to provide a compass for questioning the market economy of the twenty-first century. For Polanyi, in The Great Transformation, the utopian springs of the dogma of ...