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- Zed Books 2014; US$ 19.95
In this hugely influential book, originally published in 2001 but just as - if not more - relevant today, Mark Duffield shows how war has become an integral component of development discourse. Aid agencies have become increasingly involved in humanitarian assistance, conflict resolution and the social reconstruction of war-torn societies. Duffield... more...
- Hodder Education 2012; US$ 12.99
Written by a senior examiner, Jonathan Vickery, this Edexcel A2 Government & Politics Student Unit Guide is the essential study companion for Unit 4C: Governing the USA. This full-colour book includes all you need to know to prepare for your unit exam: clear guidance on the content of the unit, with topic summaries, knowledge check questions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 160.00
On January 1 1995, Austria and Sweden joined the European Union (EU). This book examines why these two countries joined at such a moment and studies their accession against the structural background of globalization. In this cutting-edge analysis, Andreas Bieler argues that conventional neo-functionalist and intergovernmentalist theories fail to explain... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 195.00
Most analyses of globalization convey the message that it is an unstoppable force sweeping away national sovereignty and inevitably creating a brave new world of borderless and boundless consumerism. In such a context politics and democracy become irrelevant. This collection of essays develops a more critical and grounded analysis of the nature and... more...
- Cato Institute 2001; US$ 7.00
Economists who write about the benefits of globalization often rely solely on statistics, while journalists often use anecdotes and little economic analysis to paint a dim picture of globalization. Swedish journalist Tomas Larsson, whose travels have taken him from Thai brothels to Brazilian shantytowns, avoids those pitfalls in his new book. more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99
This work offers a stimulating introduction to globalisation and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a readable book that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalisation. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 140.00
Minns argues that the industrial transformations of Mexico, South Korea and Taiwan were based on the existence of powerful developmentalist states in each. It explores the origins of such states and their dynamics and connects the form of autonomy they enjoy within their countries to the policies they pursue. more...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 36.95
Rapid advances and new technologies in the life sciences - such as biotechnologies in health, agricultural and environmental arenas - pose a range of pressing challenges to questions of citizenship. This volume brings together for the first time authors from diverse experiences and analytical traditions, encouraging a conversation between science and... more...