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- 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 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 72.99
'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 - cities linked together... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2003; US$ 72.99
This book carries out a wide-ranging examination of theoretical and practical dimensions of globalisation and the responses of the labour movement to the challenges it poses. Contributors explore the trend towards the globalisation of labour, the influences of globalisation at the sub-global spatial level, and the effects of globalisation in a social... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
In the space of around ten years Ireland went from being a traditional labour exporter to a leading European economy, and thus an attractive destination for immigrants from Eastern Europe and further afield. This produced a singular social laboratory, which this book explores in all its complexity set against the backdrop of globalization. Until recently... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 137.00
Globalization?the interconnections between national economies, cultures, and governments?has transformed human perspectives on the world in which we live. It has been a rapidly developing process. Especially since September 11, 2001, nations have increasingly focused on working together to establish collective global security. more...