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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book critically examines the new issues and new politics regarding migration in the era of globalisation from a majority world perspective. It examines the current shifts in the global political economy and the effects it has, for example, in relation to rural displacement. When and how does this lead to national and/or transnational migration?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95
Globalization is undoubtedly the great overarching paradigm of our era. However, there is still little agreement on what globalization actually ?is? and some do not accept that it ?is? anything at all. This new book addresses the contestation of globalization by the anti- or counter-globalization movement. To contest means to challenge, to call... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2004; US$ 60.00
Globalisation is transforming the world in ways that we are only just beginning to understand. It is often assumed that social movements, such as that of labour, will simply be overwhelmed by these changes. This book carries out a wide-ranging examination of theoretical and practical dimensions of globalisation and the responses of the labour movement... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00
Marx is out of fashion in intellectual circles on the whole but he is increasingly seen as an astute and relevant guide to the spread of a new raw capitalism world wide. This book is a timely and lively reappraisal of Marx and the socialist experience in the light of subsequent political and intellectual developments. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
The ability to learn concepts lies at the very core of human cognition, enabling us to efficiently classify, organize, identify, and store complex information. In view of the basic role that concepts play in our everyday physical and mental lives, the fields of cognitive science and psychology face three long standing challenges: discovering the laws... more...
- University of Pittsburgh Press 2008; US$ 14.00
WINNER OF THE 2007 CAVE CANEM POETRY PRIZE Selected by Claudia Rankine Prose poems that profile the interrelationship of the two central characters, looking deeply into their psyches and thoughts of race, class, and identity. more...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 75.00
The City has always been a strong focal point for critical social enquiry given its undisputed centrality for human life in the modern era. More recently, there has been a surge of interest in the postmodern city, the most popular subject being Los Angeles and the global city the New Yorks, Londons and Tokyos of the world... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
In a subtle but powerful reading of the shifting relationships between development, hegemony, and social transformation in post-independence Latin America , Ronaldo Munck argues that Latin American subaltern knowledge makes a genuine contribution to the current search for a social order which is sustainable and equitable. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 99.24
Kompetenzkonflikte sind in Mehrebenensystemen allgegenwärtig, zumal in einer globalisierten Welt. Erstmalig begreift Matthias Klatt Kompetenzen nicht als Regeln, sondern als Prinzipien. Anhand der Leitidee einer praktischen Konkordanz von Kompetenzen analysiert er die Jurisdiktionskonflikte im europäischen Grundrechtsschutz. Neben einer neuen Typologie... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 99.99
This volume gathers leading figures from legal philosophy and constitutional theory to offer a critical examination of the work of Robert Alexy. The contributions explore the issues surrounding the complex relations between rights, law, and morality and reflect on Alexy's distinctive work on these issues.The focus across the contributions is on... more...