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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 59 results in Rethinking Globalizations
  1. 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

  2. Global Governance and NGO Participation

    Shaping the information society in the United Nations

    By Charlotte Dany

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations Through an empirically rich study of the UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS) this book conceptualizes structural power mechanisms that shape...

    Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Global Capitalism and Transnational Class Formation

    Edited by Jason Struna

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The global capitalism perspective is a unique research program focused on understanding relatively recent developments in worldwide social, economic, and political practices related to globalization. At its core, it seeks to contextualize the rearticulation of nation-states and broad geographic...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Labour and Development in East Asia

    Social Forces and Passive Revolution

    By Kevin Gray

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The Chinese Communist Party’s response to the wave of factory strikes in the early summer of 2010 has raised important questions about the role that labour plays in the transformation of world orders. In contrast to previous policies of repression towards labour unrest, these recent disputes...

    Published October 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Free Trade and Transnational Labour

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Bruno Ciccaglione, John Hilary, Ingemar Lindberg

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    ‘Free trade’ strategies have increasingly become a problem for the international labour movement. While trade unions in the North especially in manufacturing have supported free trade agreements to secure export markets for their companies, trade unions in the Global South oppose these agreements,...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Global Justice and the Politics of Information

    The struggle over knowledge

    By Sky Croeser

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The global social justice movement attempts to build a more equitable, democratic, and environmentally sustainable world. However, this book argues that actors involved need to recognise knowledge - including scientific and technological systems - to a greater extent than they presently do. The...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2013 by Routledge