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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$ 37.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95
Globalization, Migration and Social Transformation takes Ireland as a paradigmatic case of social transformation, exploring the reasons for which emigration was so quickly replaced by immigration, along with the social, political, cultural and economic effects of this change. Presenting the latest research thematically arranged around the themes of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Higher Education and Civic Engagement provides an original and challenging contribution to contemporary debates on the civic purpose of higher education, exploring its manifestations through the practices of teaching and research. The chapters offer critical perspectives on the role of higher education institutions in terms of realizing civic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter ? that of neoliberalism ? has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this phase of the global system, supplying cheap and flexible... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
A unique, comparative survey of community-based research within a higher education context, featuring some of the top scholars in the field, this book brings together a global range of experiences with community-based research and engages the leaders in the field worldwide to set out visions for future directions, practices, and developments. more...