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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
In this smart and concise examination of the trends driving contemporary globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that the United States' pursuit of global primacy is based upon a complex melding of neoliberal economics and hegemonic politics. Do alternate capitalisms offer viable alternatives to the American way? Globalization or Empire? looks... more...
- Zed Books 2008; US$ 28.95
For over a century now, America has dominated global politics and the global imagination. Yet as the dollar declines, inequality increases, rates of consumption are unprecedented and American unilateralism comes under fire, such hegemony is increasingly unsustainable. In this provocative new book, leading sociologist Jan Nederveen Pieterse asks whether... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 23.99
Now fully revised and updated, this seminal text asks if there is cultural life after the "clash of civilizations" and global McDonaldization. Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that what is taking place is a global culture of hybridization. In a new chapter, the author explores East-West hybridities?the idea that globalization is a process of braiding... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 26.99
Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces, beyond a limited national context. His groundbreaking book adopts a kaleidoscopic and comparative-historical perspective that intertwines strands of social science... more...
- SAGE India 2009; US$ 39.95
Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyse the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
East Asia is widely regarded as the main "winner" in contemporary globalization, unscathed by the economic crisis of 2008, with its leading new industrializing nations and emerging economies. While 20th-century globalization was mainly led by the West, the 21st century is ushering in different dynamics. The re-emergence of Asia involves alternative... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
An inspiring collection that uses case studies and theoretical reflection to contextualise the linkages between collective action theories, social movement practices and the phenomenon of globalisation. All of the perspectives presented will force a rethink of the exact meaning of globalisation and the way in which such insights can be used to advance... more...
- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 24.17
Hauptbeschreibung Angesichts globaler Strukturveränderungen und eines Bedeutungsgewinns der Gesellschaften des »Südens« ist auch eine Perspektiverweiterung der Sozialpolitik-Forschung nötig. Anhand von Fallbetrachtungen und neuen Ansätzen wird der Frage nachgegangen, wo bewährte Methoden des »Westens« bei der Analyse von Sozialpolitiken in Afrika,... more...