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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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31-40 of 59 results in Rethinking Globalizations
  1. 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 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Andre Gunder Frank and Global Development

    Visions, Remembrances, and Explorations

    Edited by Patrick Manning, Barry K. Gills

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This work focuses on the ideas and influence of Andre Gunder Frank, one of the founding figures and leading analysts of political economy at the global level. Through discussion of his work the contributors in this volume examine the shifting currents of the world economy and the accompanying...

    Published February 17th 2012 by Routledge

  5. The Social Economy

    Working Alternatives in a Globalizing Era

    By Hasmet M. Uluorta

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Critically examining economic developments within the last sixty years, this book argues that a crisis in global social reproduction is altering existing understandings of work, labour and the economy. The author of this original volume, Hasmet M. Uluorta, contends that the crisis in the global...

    Published January 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. A History of World Order and Resistance

    The Making and Unmaking of Global Subjects

    By Andre C. Drainville

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book combines theory with history to look into a dozen episodes of struggle over the concrete and situated terms of world ordering, and it finds reasons to think that the contemporary 'movement of movements' against neo-liberal globalization has deeper roots and a broader history than is...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Globalization in Crisis

    Edited by Barry K. Gills

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    This book analyses the present global financial and economic crisis, the most severe in nearly a century, and a wider set of multiple and converging crises with aspects and repercussions that go well beyond the current economic climate. Written by some of the world’s leading international...

    Published October 12th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Alternative Globalizations

    An Integrative Approach to Studying Dissident Knowledge in the Global Justice Movement

    By S.A. Hamed Hosseini

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Are the growing oppositions to neoliberal market globalism (especially in the aftermath of global economic meltdown) able to develop meaningful alternative ideologies? Is there any substantial alternative to the world capitalist system on the horizon? How would the ideologies and ideas address the...

    Published October 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Global Restructuring, Labour and the Challenges for Transnational Solidarity

    Edited by Andreas Bieler, Ingemar Lindberg

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Globalisation has put national labour movements under severe pressure, due to the increasing transnationalisation of production, with the production of many goods being organised across borders, and the informalisation of the economy. Through a range of case studies, this volume examines the...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Globalization and Popular Sovereignty

    Democracy’s Transnational Dilemma

    By Adam Lupel

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    We are living in a time of global transformation in which new political arrangements are being formed and old political arrangements now seem insufficient. In this context, alternative forms of authority are gaining strength, putting pressure on the normative currency of democratic politics; the...

    Published September 26th 2011 by Routledge