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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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11-20 of 51 results in Rethinking Globalizations
  1. 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

  2. Contentious Agency and Natural Resource Politics

    By Markus Kröger

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The looming depletion of non-renewable resources has increased the global land grab in the past decade. So far however, the question of how and when people can influence economic outcomes has received little attention in the study of social movements. Based on in-depth ethnographic field research...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Global South to the Rescue

    Emerging Humanitarian Superpowers and Globalizing Rescue Industries

    Edited by Paul Amar

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of an epochal shift in global order – the fact that global-south countries have taken up leadership roles in peacekeeping missions, humanitarian interventions, and transnational military industries: Brazil has taken charge of the UN military...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Development in an Era of Neoliberal Globalization

    Edited by Henry Veltmeyer

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the progress and failures of capitalist development against the backdrop of an increasingly globalised world economy organised on neoliberal principles. It brings together eminent writers on the political economy of international development such as Kari Polanyi-Levitt, Norman...

    Published August 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 June 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Globalization, Labor Export and Resistance

    A Study of Filipino Migrant Domestic Workers in Global Cities

    By Ligaya Lindio-McGovern

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Moving beyond polemical debates on globalization, this study considers complex intersections of gender, race, ethnicity, nationality and class within the field of globalized labor. As a significant contribution to the on-going debate on the role of neoliberal states in reproducing gender-race-class...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Edges of Global Justice

    The World Social Forum and Its 'Others'

    By Janet M. Conway

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    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...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Manfred Steger, Anne McNevin

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Movement

    Edited by Ruth Reitan

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critical research and theorizing on the Anti- or Alter-Globalization Movement has exploded over the last two decades. This volume provides a platform for scholar-activists themselves to share insights from engaged research and to critically reflect on movement histories and internal dynamics. It...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge