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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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Global Insurrectional Politics

Global Insurrectional Politics

1st Edition

Edited By 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 ...

Brexit and the Political Economy of Fragmentation Things Fall Apart

Brexit and the Political Economy of Fragmentation: Things Fall Apart

1st Edition

Edited By Jamie Morgan, Heikki Patomaki
November 27, 2017

Brexit means Brexit and other meaningless mantras have simply confirmed that confusion and uncertainty have dominated the early stages of this era defining event. Though there has been a lack of coherent and substantive policy goals from the UK government, this does not prevent analysis of the ...

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

Edited By Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost
October 25, 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 State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis Rebound of the Capitalist State

The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis: Rebound of the Capitalist State

1st Edition

Edited By Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff, Henk W. Overbeek
August 23, 2018

In the wake of the outbreak of the global crisis in 2008, many observers expected the state to assume command over a faltering neoliberal finance-led model of capitalism. We now know that this expectation was by and large mistaken. There is indeed an ongoing re-calibration of the state-capital ...

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

Edited By Clive Gabay, Suzan Ilcan
August 08, 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 ...

Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State?

Vivir Bien as an Alternative to Neoliberal Globalization: Can Indigenous Terminologies Decolonize the State?

1st Edition

By Eija Ranta
March 19, 2018

Presenting an ethnographic account of the emergence and application of critical political alternatives in the Global South, this book analyses the opportunities and challenges of decolonizing and transforming a modern, hierarchical and globally-immersed nation-state on the basis of indigenous ...

Globalization and Global Citizenship Interdisciplinary Approaches

Globalization and Global Citizenship: Interdisciplinary Approaches

1st Edition

Edited By Irene Langran, Tammy Birk
January 12, 2018

Globalization and Global Citizenship examines the meaning and realities of global citizenship as a manifestation of recent trends in globalization. In an interdisciplinary approach, the chapters outline and analyse the most significant dimensions of global citizenship, including transnational, ...

Markets and Development Civil Society, Citizens and the Politics of Neoliberalism

Markets and Development: Civil Society, Citizens and the Politics of Neoliberalism

1st Edition

Edited By Toby Carroll, Darryl Jarvis
January 12, 2018

Markets and Development presents a series of critical contributions focused on the political relationship between citizens, civil society, and neoliberal development policy’s latest form. The dramatic increase of ‘access to finance’ investments, newly gender-sensitive approaches to building ...

Occupying Subjectivity Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

Occupying Subjectivity: Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

1st Edition

Edited By Chris Rossdale
January 12, 2018

This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian and neoliberal forms of governance ...

Critical Rationalism and Globalization Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society

Critical Rationalism and Globalization: Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society

1st Edition

By Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti
October 26, 2017

Critical Rationalism and Globalization addresses how the access to critical reason enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. This book demonstrates how the philosophy of critical rationalism contributes to the sociology of Globalization, through uncovering the role of critical ...

Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy Exits and Conflicts

Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy: Exits and Conflicts

1st Edition

By Heikki Patomaki
October 26, 2017

Whether we talk about human learning and unlearning, securitization, or political economy, the forces and mechanisms generating both globalization and disintegration are causally efficacious across the world. Thus, the processes that led to the victory of the ‘Leave’ campaign in the June 2016 ...

Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics Sovereignty and state power in a multipolar world

Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics: Sovereignty and state power in a multipolar world

1st Edition

By Daniel Woodley
October 26, 2017

Globalization and Capitalist Geopolitics is concerned with the nature of corporate power against the backdrop of the decline of the West and the struggle by non-western states to challenge and overcome domination of the rest of the world by the West. This book argues that although the US continues ...

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