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Rethinking Globalizations

Series Editor: Barry K. Gills, Kevin Gray

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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1-10 of 50 results in Rethinking Globalizations
  1. From Empires to Imperialism

    The State and the Rise of Bourgeois Civilisation

    By Boris Kagarlitsky

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the market economy and the role of government as a disincentive towards private initiative,...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Arab Revolutions and World Transformations

    Edited by Anna M Agathangelou, Nevzat Soguk

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Stories about institutions and regimes that have failed us are echoing worldwide. This book critically engages the multiple uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) following the self-immolation of Tunisian street vendor Mohamed Bouazizi in December 2010. It brings together authors who...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Recognition and Redistribution

    Beyond International Development

    Edited by Heloise Weber, Mark T. Berger

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This is an innovative and insightful approach to the global politics of development. The authors challenge conventional perspectives of, and approaches to, development and offer alternative accounts of the politics of development from the perspective of non-state centred and non-state centric...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Crisis, Movement, Management: Globalising Dynamics

    Edited by James Goodman, Jonathan Marshall

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Globalised neo-liberalism has produced multiple crises – social, ecological, political. In the past, crises of global order have generated large-scale social transformations, and the current crises likewise hold a transformative promise. Social movements become a crucial barometer, in signalling...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Global Social Justice

    Edited by Heather Widdows, Nicola J. Smith

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    1. Global Social Justice: An Introduction Heather Widdows and Nicola J. Smith 2. The Globalisation of Human Rights Leslie Sklair 3. Liberal Internationalism and Global Social Justice Kostas Koukouzelis 4. Moral Distance and Global Social Justice: An Archaeology of Borders Luis Cabrera 5. Global...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Challenging Euro-America's Politics of Identity

    The Return of the Native

    By Jorge Luis Andrade Fernandes

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    In this fascinating book, Jorge Luis Andrade Fernandes critically examines the impact of colonialism and postcolonial migration on the politics and identity of Euro-American imperial powers. It considers how ‘outsiders’ are part of the construction of the ‘native’ identity of the nation-state,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Power and Transnational Activism

    Edited by Thomas Olesen

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book focuses on global activism and uses a power perspective to provide an in-depth and coherent analysis of both the possibilities and limitations of global activism. Bringing together scholars from IR, sociology, and political science, this book offers new and critical insights on global...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The State–Capital Nexus in the Global Crisis

    Rebound of the Capitalist State

    Edited by Bastiaan van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff, Henk W. Overbeek

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Land Grabbing and Global Governance

    Edited by Matias E. Margulis, Nora McKeon, Saturnino M. Borras Jr.

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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,...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

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

    Edited by Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge