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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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Land Grabbing and Global Governance

Land Grabbing and Global Governance

1st Edition

Edited By Matias E. Margulis, Nora McKeon, Saturnino M. Borras Jr.
October 17, 2013

Land grabbing per se is not a new phenomenon, given its historical precedents in the eras of imperialism. However, the character, scale, pace, orientation and key drivers of the recent wave of land grabs is a distinct historical event closely tied to the changing dynamics of the global agri-food, ...

Free Trade and Transnational Labour

Free Trade and Transnational Labour

1st Edition

Edited By Andreas Bieler, Bruno Ciccaglione, John Hilary, Ingemar Lindberg
July 23, 2015

‘Free trade’ strategies have increasingly become a problem for the international labour movement. While trade unions in the North especially in manufacturing have supported free trade agreements to secure export markets for their companies, trade unions in the Global South oppose these agreements, ...

Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

1st Edition

Edited By Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair
September 17, 2013

Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction. Mark Amen is ...

Global Capitalism and Transnational Class Formation

Global Capitalism and Transnational Class Formation

1st Edition

Edited By Jason Struna
November 05, 2014

The global capitalism perspective is a unique research program focused on understanding relatively recent developments in worldwide social, economic, and political practices related to globalization. At its core, it seeks to contextualize the rearticulation of nation-states and broad geographic ...

Global Governance and NGO Participation Shaping the information society in the United Nations

Global Governance and NGO Participation: Shaping the information society in the United Nations

1st Edition

By Charlotte Dany
October 29, 2015

This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape ...

Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21st Century The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21st Century: The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

1st Edition

Edited By Thomas Muhr
February 27, 2015

Framed by critical globalisation theory and David Harvey’s ‘co-revolutionary moments’ as a theory of social change, this book brings together a multi-disciplinary team of researchers to empirically analyse how socialism is being constructed in contemporary Latin America and the Caribbean, and ...

Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony The Globalization-Contestation Nexus

Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony: The Globalization-Contestation Nexus

1st Edition

By Karen M. Buckley
February 27, 2015

There has been clear recognition of tendencies towards uncritically celebrating resistance and the need for critical appraisal within the literature on globalization and contestation. This book provides a conceptual history of global civil society and a critical examination of the politics of ...

Globalization, Knowledge and Labour Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

Globalization, Knowledge and Labour: Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

1st Edition

Edited By Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo
December 22, 2014

This book begins from the central premise that progressive social change requires collective struggle underpinned by a clear strategy, and that processes of neoliberal globalisation have altered the cartography upon which social struggle takes place. Drawing on insights from the knowledge ...

Labour and Development in East Asia Social Forces and Passive Revolution

Labour and Development in East Asia: Social Forces and Passive Revolution

1st Edition

By Kevin Gray
December 08, 2014

The Chinese Communist Party’s response to the wave of factory strikes in the early summer of 2010 has raised important questions about the role that labour plays in the transformation of world orders. In contrast to previous policies of repression towards labour unrest, these recent disputes ...

China's Development Capitalism and Empire

China's Development: Capitalism and Empire

1st Edition

By Michel Aglietta, Guo Bai
November 10, 2014

China is entering a phase where deep structural changes will arise throughout society. These multi-fold processes will be intertwined in a globalized world, impacted by the transformation of capitalism in the aftermath of the financial crisis and under the threat of severe environmental damage. ...

Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

1st Edition

Edited By Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise
November 10, 2014

Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter – that of neoliberalism – has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this...

Situating Global Resistance Between Discipline and Dissent

Situating Global Resistance: Between Discipline and Dissent

1st Edition

Edited By Lara Montesinos Coleman, Karen Tucker
November 10, 2014

The book examines some of the ways in which contemporary forms of political dissent are situated within processes of global ordering. Grounded in analysis of concrete practices of discipline and dissent in specific contexts, it explores the ways in which resistance can be shaped by dominant ...

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