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  • Globalization: A Very Short Introductionby Manfred Steger

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    'Globalization' is one of the defining buzzwords of our time, describing a variety of accelerating economic, political, and cultural processes that constantly change our experience of the world. The third edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an accessible exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon. more...

  • Easternisationby Gideon Rachman

    Random House 2016; US$ 28.19

    The West?s domination of world politics is coming to a close. The flow of wealth and power is turning from West to East and a new era of global instability has begun. Easternisation is the defining trend of our age ? the growing wealth of Asian nations is transforming the international balance of power. This shift to the East is shaping the lives... more...

  • Dictators and Democratsby Stephan Haggard; Robert R. Kaufman

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    From the 1980s through the first decade of the twenty-first century, the spread of democracy across the developing and post-Communist worlds transformed the global political landscape. What drove these changes and what determined whether the emerging democracies would stabilize or revert to authoritarian rule? Dictators and Democrats takes a comprehensive... more...

  • The Next Great Globalizationby Frederic S. Mishkin

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 30.00

    Many prominent critics regard the international financial system as the dark side of globalization, threatening disadvantaged nations near and far. But in The Next Great Globalization , eminent economist Frederic Mishkin argues the opposite: that financial globalization today is essential for poor nations to become rich. Mishkin argues that an effectively... more...

  • Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin Americaby Eduardo Silva

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Eduardo Silva offers the first comprehensive comparative study of anti-free market movements in Latin America and a resulting shift in governmental intervention in the economy and society. more...

  • United in Diversity?by Ekavi Athanassopoulou

    I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95

    At a time when the European Union is further expanding and countries such as Turkey are being accepted for eventual membership, the question of what is meant by a unified Europe - and how that might be achieved - has never been more pressing. Europe is more than a system of rules and political institutions that regulate European citizenship: it is... more...

  • Globalization and Identityby Alan Carling

    I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95

    Globalisation is often perceived in rather simplistic terms: as a single universal process leading ultimately to global equality and global democracy. The contributors to Globalisation and Identity take a different view. Drawing on their expertise across a variety of disciplines, they argue that globalisation is far more complex, a fact reflected in... more...

  • Ukraine, The EU and Russiaby Stephen Velychenko

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00

    This book surveys the Ukrainian-EU relationship in light of the legacies of more than two hundred years of direct Russian rule. It examines interrelationships between identities, loyalties and political/cultural orientations, reviews policies, and identifies salient forces and trends. more...

  • The EEC Crisis of 1963by Oliver Bange

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    This fresh look at the 1963 crisis in the western alliance following de Gaulle's veto of the British EEC application uses much new unpublished source material to offer a fascinating insight into the personal relationships of the western leaders. It challenges the orthodox view, showing that the ultimate breakdown came after Anglo-German and Anglo-American... more...

  • European Cohesionby Dr Chris Rumford

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00

    This book addresses the problem of cohesion in the European Union. It examines EU cohesion policies and other policies which significantly reduce the likelihood of cohesion being achieved. It challenges the idea that regional policy is a form of wealth distribution. It argues that cohesion, rather than being an objective in its own right, has been... more...