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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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Questioning the Utopian Springs of Market Economy

Questioning the Utopian Springs of Market Economy

1st Edition

Edited By Damien Cahill, Martijn Konings, Adam David Morton
May 01, 2022

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 ...

Between Class and Discourse: Left Intellectuals in Defence of Capitalism

Between Class and Discourse: Left Intellectuals in Defence of Capitalism

1st Edition

By Boris Kagarlitsky
April 29, 2022

This provocative book addresses the ideological and political crisis of the Western left, comparing it with the problems facing leftist politics in Russia and other countries. The author presents a radical critique of the current state of the Western left which puts discourse above class interest ...

The Redesign of the Global Financial Architecture State Authority, New Risks and Dynamics

The Redesign of the Global Financial Architecture: State Authority, New Risks and Dynamics

2nd Edition

By Stuart P. M. Mackintosh
April 29, 2022

More than ten years on from the most intense phase of the global financial crisis, and the collective international response in the G20 summit in London, a ‘new normal’ has emerged with systems in place to mitigate against further banking crises. This updated new edition analyzes this post-crisis ...

Why Globalization Matters Engaging with Theory

Why Globalization Matters: Engaging with Theory

1st Edition

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 ...

Beyond the Global Land Grab New Directions for Research on Land Struggles and Global Agrarian Change

Beyond the Global Land Grab: New Directions for Research on Land Struggles and Global Agrarian Change

1st Edition

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 ...

Extractivisms, Existences and Extinctions Monoculture Plantations and Amazon Deforestation

Extractivisms, Existences and Extinctions: Monoculture Plantations and Amazon Deforestation

1st Edition

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 ...

Global Justice and Resource Curse Combining Statism and Cosmopolitanism

Global Justice and Resource Curse: Combining Statism and Cosmopolitanism

1st Edition

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 ...

Challenging Inequality in South Africa Transitional Compasses

Challenging Inequality in South Africa: Transitional Compasses

1st Edition

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, ...

Multiplicity A New Common Ground for International Relations?

Multiplicity: A New Common Ground for International Relations?

1st Edition

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...

Rising Powers, People Rising Neoliberalization and its Discontents in the BRICS Countries

Rising Powers, People Rising: Neoliberalization and its Discontents in the BRICS Countries

1st Edition

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,...

Unity on the Global Left Critical Reflections on Samir Amin's Call for a New International

Unity on the Global Left: Critical Reflections on Samir Amin's Call for a New International

1st Edition

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 ...

Reglobalization

Reglobalization

1st Edition

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 ...

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