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  • Korea versus Koreaby Barry Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 195.00

    This study traces the historic course of diplomatic competition between the rival Koreas within the context of a changing international system. This innovative analysis focuses on the dynamic interaction of domestic and international political economies and their effects on the conduct of diplomacy. The result is a new interpretation of the importance... more...

  • Globalization and the Politics of Resistanceby Dr Barry K. Gills

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 49.00

    The paradox of 'globalization' is that it both weakens and activates social forces of resistance. This book establishes the centrality of 'the political' in our understanding of globalization and explores the new 'strategies of resistance' emerging on local, national, regional and global scales. Its impressively wide-ranging set of contributors engage... more...

  • Globalization and the Global Politics of Justiceby Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book brings together a set of distinguished academics and activists to analyze, critique, and debate the global politics of poverty and justice and the contemporary nature of globalization. It examines the connections between ?really existing globalization?, global capitalism, and global poverty, and the idea of and prospects for ?global justice?... more...

  • The Global Politics of Globalizationby Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Are we moving inexorably towards a ?new empire? or is global civil society transforming global politics into a ?new cosmopolis?? In The Global Politics of Globalization , the alternatives of ?Empire? and ?Cosmopolis? are counter-poised as representative of two antithetical conceptions and practices of world order, both historically and in the present... more...

  • Globalization in Crisisby Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    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 scholars in the field of Globalization studies and related... more...

  • Globalization and Global Historyby Barry K. Gills; William Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Globalization and Global History argues that globalization is not an exotic and new phenomenon. Instead it emphasizes that globalization is something that has been with us as long as there have been people who are both interdependent and aware of that fact. Studying globalization from the vantage point of long-term global history permits theoretical... more...

  • Andre Gunder Frank and Global Developmentby Patrick Manning; Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    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 controversies, advances, and regressions in the understanding... more...

  • A Very Unusual Air Warby Gill Griffin; Barry Griffin

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    The 20-year-old Len Thorne joined the RAF in May 1940. After two hectic tours of operational duty as a fighter pilot (including some desperately dangerous low-level flying at Dunkirk) he was posted to AFDU (Air Fighting Development Unit) and remained there as a test pilot for the rest of the war. He flew both Allied aircraft and captured enemy planes... more...

  • The Globalization of Environmental Crisisby Jan Oosthoek; Barry K. Gills

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Previously published as a special issue of Globalizations , this collection of essays addresses what is arguably the most pressing and urgent issue of our day - the continuing development of global environmental crises and the need for new and urgent responses to them by the world community. The contributors include social scientists, environmental... more...

  • People Power in an Era of Global Crisisby Barry K. Gills; Kevin Gray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    A quarter of a century has now passed since the historic popular uprising that led to the overthrow of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. The mass movement known as the "People Power Revolution" was not only pivotal to the democratic transition within the Philippines, but it also became an inspiration for subsequent mass movements... more...