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Rethinking Globalizations

About the Series

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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Globalization in Crisis

Globalization in Crisis

1st Edition

Edited By Barry K. Gills
October 11, 2011

This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international ...

The Global Governance of Food

The Global Governance of Food

1st Edition

Edited By Sara R. Curran, April Linton, Abigail Cooke, Andrew Schrank
July 21, 2010

Food provides a particularly exciting and grounded research site for understanding the mechanisms governing global transactions in the 21st century. While food is intimately and fundamentally related to ecological and human well-being, food products now travel far flung trade routes to reach us. ...

The Global Politics of Globalization Empire vs Cosmopolis

The Global Politics of Globalization: Empire vs Cosmopolis

1st Edition

Edited By Barry K. Gills
February 20, 2009

Are we moving inexorably towards a ‘new empire’ or is global civil society transforming global politics into a ‘new cosmopolis’? In The Global Politics of Globalization, the alternatives of ‘Empire’ and ‘Cosmopolis’ are counter-poised as representative of two antithetical conceptions and practices ...

Andre Gunder Frank and Global Development Visions, Remembrances, and Explorations

Andre Gunder Frank and Global Development: Visions, Remembrances, and Explorations

1st Edition

Edited By Patrick Manning, Barry K. Gills
February 17, 2012

This work focuses on the ideas and influence of Andre Gunder Frank, one of the founding figures and leading analysts of political economy at the global level. Through discussion of his work the contributors in this volume examine the shifting currents of the world economy and the accompanying ...

A History of World Order and Resistance The Making and Unmaking of Global Subjects

A History of World Order and Resistance: The Making and Unmaking of Global Subjects

1st Edition

By Andre C. Drainville
February 09, 2012

This book combines theory with history to look into a dozen episodes of struggle over the concrete and situated terms of world ordering, and it finds reasons to think that the contemporary 'movement of movements' against neo-liberal globalization has deeper roots and a broader history than is ...

Edges of Global Justice The World Social Forum and Its 'Others'

Edges of Global Justice: The World Social Forum and Its 'Others'

1st Edition

By Janet M. Conway
February 26, 2013

This book analyzes the World Social Forum (WSF) in a context of crisis and transition in the history of Western capitalist modernity. Based on ten years of fieldwork on three continents, this book treats social movements as knowledge producers. It pays attention to what movements are doing and ...

Globalization and Global History

Globalization and Global History

1st Edition

Edited By Barry K. Gills, William Thompson
March 30, 2006

Globalization and Global History argues that globalization is not an exotic and new phenomenon. Instead it emphasizes that globalization is something that has been with us as long as there have been people who are both interdependent and aware of that fact. Studying globalization from the vantage ...

Rethinking Civilization Resolving Conflict in the Human Family

Rethinking Civilization: Resolving Conflict in the Human Family

1st Edition

By Majid Tehranian
December 26, 2006

Rethinking Civilization offers an alternative view of human civilization in a globalizing age. Majid Tehranian analyses the transition from nomadic, to agrarian, commercial, industrial, and digital civilizations and argues that the growing gaps among the five major civilizations have led to terror ...

The Social Economy Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era

The Social Economy: Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era

1st Edition

By Hasmet M. Uluorta
October 02, 2012

Critically examining economic developments within the last sixty years, this book argues that a crisis in global social reproduction is altering existing understandings of work, labour and the economy. The author of this original volume, Hasmet M. Uluorta, contends that the crisis in the global ...

Alternative Globalizations An Integrative Approach to Studying Dissident Knowledge in the Global Justice Movement

Alternative Globalizations: An Integrative Approach to Studying Dissident Knowledge in the Global Justice Movement

1st Edition

By S.A. Hamed Hosseini
October 05, 2011

Are the growing oppositions to neoliberal market globalism (especially in the aftermath of global economic meltdown) able to develop meaningful alternative ideologies? Is there any substantial alternative to the world capitalist system on the horizon? How would the ideologies and ideas address the ...

Globalization and Popular Sovereignty Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma

Globalization and Popular Sovereignty: Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma

1st Edition

By Adam Lupel
August 25, 2011

We are living in a time of global transformation in which new political arrangements are being formed and old political arrangements now seem insufficient. In this context, alternative forms of authority are gaining strength, putting pressure on the normative currency of democratic politics; the ...

Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity

Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity

1st Edition

Edited By Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg
April 10, 2011

Globalisation has put national labour movements under severe pressure, due to the increasing transnationalisation of production, with the production of many goods being organised across borders, and the informalisation of the economy. Through a range of case studies, this volume examines the ...

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