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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 59 results in Rethinking Globalizations
  1. Globalization Development and Social Justice

    A propositional political approach

    By Ann El Khoury

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Are there existing alternatives to corporate globalization? What are the prospects for and commonalities between communities and movements such as Occupy, the World Social Forum and alternative economies? Globalization Development and Social Justice advances the proposition that another...

    Published April 16th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Critical Rationalism and Globalization

    Towards the Sociology of the Open Global Society

    By Masoud Mohammadi Alamuti

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical Rationalism and Globalization addresses how the access to critical reason enables people to shape a new social order on a global scale. This book demonstrates how the philosophy of critical rationalism contributes to the sociology of Globalization, through uncovering the role of critical...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony

    The Globalization-Contestation Nexus

    By Karen M. Buckley

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Counter-Globalization and Socialism in the 21st Century

    The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America

    Edited by Thomas Muhr

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Globalization: The Career of a Concept

    Edited by Manfred B. Steger, Paul James

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    One of the keywords of our time, ‘globalization’ frames how we understand our interconnected world. An ambiguous signifier carrying multiple meanings, the term is usually used to refer to the extension and intensification of social relations across the world. Many works have been authored that deal...

    Published February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Border Control for a Globalizing World

    A Preferred Future

    Edited by Leanne Weber

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides a new point of departure for thinking critically and creatively about international borders and the perceived need to defend them, adopting an innovative ‘preferred future’ methodology. The authors critically examine a range of ‘border domains’ including law, citizenship,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Situating Global Resistance

    Between Discipline and Dissent

    Edited by Lara Montesinos Coleman, Karen Tucker

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Order

    Edited by Ronaldo Munck, Carl Ulrik Schierup, Raúl Delgado Wise

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Globalization, Knowledge and Labour

    Education for Solidarity within Spaces of Resistance

    Edited by Mario Novelli, Anibel Ferus-Comelo

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Global Governance, Legitimacy and Legitimation

    Edited by Magdalena Bexell

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Rules set by global governance organizations affect communities across the world. Such organizations increasingly seek to obtain legitimacy in the eyes of groups beyond their member state elites. This book advances scholarly debate on the politics of legitimacy and legitimation in global governance...

    Published December 5th 2014 by Routledge