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  • The Legitimacy of Global Health Governance

    Forces and Receptions of Change

    By Carmen Huckel Schneider

    The Legitimacy of Global Health Governance examines organisations which deal with global health governance, differing from intergovernmental organisations such as the WHO. It looks at the new governance forms these organisations represent, showing that they have unprecedented characteristics in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Globalisation

  • Law and Justice in a Globalized World

    Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

    Edited by Hikmahanto Juwana, Yu Un Oppusunggu, Harkristuti Harkrisnowo

    The book consists of essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Amongst topics covered include human rights, criminal law, law of the sea, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 
    CRC Press

  • A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Consumerism

    Reclaiming the Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    The power of capital is the power to target our attention, mould market-ready identities, and reduce the public realm to an endless series of choices. This has far-reaching implications for our psychological, physical and spiritual well-being, and ultimately for our global ecology. In this consumer…

    Hardback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Digital Platforms, Imperialism and Political Culture

    By Dal Yong Jin

    In the networked twenty-first century, digital platforms have significantly influenced capital accumulation and digital culture. Platforms, such as social network sites (e.g. Facebook), search engines (e.g. Google), and smartphones (e.g. iPhone), are increasingly crucial because they function as…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Risky Trade

    Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade

    By Ann Marie Kimball

    The current value of global trade has reached a staggering annual figure of $6 trillion in merchandise crossing borders. Such prolific global trading has, at the same time, begun to raise fears of pandemics and concerns for global health. Yet, investment in public health infrastructure and disease…

    Paperback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Labour Market Deregulation in Japan and Italy

    Worker Protection under Neoliberal Globalisation

    By Hiroaki Richard Watanabe

    Japan and Italy encountered severe economic problems in the early 1990s, and the governments had to deal with those issues effectively under the increasing neoliberal pressures of globalisation. In this context, labour market deregulation was considered an effective tool to cope with those economic…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Nissan Institute/Routledge Japanese Studies

  • Renewable Energy in East Asia

    Towards a New Developmentalism

    By Christopher M. Dent

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Achieving Food Security in China

    The Challenges Ahead

    By Zhou Zhang-Yue

    China’s food security has never failed to attract the public’s attention. Feeding China’s large population has always been a huge challenge. The latest large-scale famine took place in 1958–62 during which approximately 37 million people died of starvation. However, since the early 1980s, China’s…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Economics, Politics and the Age of Inflation

    By Paul Mattick

    Originally published in 1978, the essays in this text discuss issues surrounding inflation, governmental roles in economic matters and varying economic systems and theories with a particular lean towards discussing capitalism evaluating how all of these factors affect the economic state of America.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Chinese Labour in the Global Economy

    Capitalist Exploitation and Strategies of Resistance

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Chun-Yi Lee

    Chinese development is widely considered to be an example of successful developmental catch-up with double-digit growth rates year on year. Some even talk of an emerging power, which may in time replace the US as the global economy’s hegemon. And yet, there is a dark underside to this ‘miracle’ in…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • The Ukraine Conflict

    Security, identity and politics in the Wider Europe

    Edited by Derek Averre, Kataryna Wolczuk

    It is not hyperbole to suggest that the foundations of post-cold war security in Europe were badly damaged by the conflict in Ukraine since 2014. Russia’s annexation of Crimea and intervention in eastern Ukraine appear to have created a ‘simmering’ conflict, which may take years to resolve and have…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

  • State, Land and Democracy in Southern Africa

    By Arrigo Pallotti, Corrado Tornimbeni

    Each country in southern Africa has a unique history but in all of them socio-economic inequalities and high poverty levels weaken the governments’ legitimacy and represent a challenge to models of economic development. One key issue appears to be the solution of the land question. This vital…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Contemporary African Politics

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