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- Pambazuka Press 2009; US$ 13.99
Challenging the misdirected policies of the last 30 years regarding the South's responsibility to develop itself rather than expect the North to carry the burden, this book offers alternative concepts and paradigms of development for policy makers and peoples' movements on a wide range of issues. It invites readers to "dare to think differently" and... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2007; US$ 15.95
For over a decade, the Howard government has found ways to silence its critics, one by one. Like the proverbial frog in boiling water, Australians have become accustomed to repeated attacks on respected individuals and organizations. For a government which claims to support freedom of speech and freedom of choice, only certain kinds of speech and... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2011; US$ 125.00
The aim of this book is to provide the international readership a collection of articles authored by Chinese scholars on the subject of globalization and localization. In a world where no country is an island isolated from others, globalization is bound to be contested, debated, and de- and re-constructed at different levels across the international... more...
- NYU Press 2002; US$ 89.00
Globalization has a taste for queer cultures. Whether in advertising, film, performance art, the internet, or in the political discourses of human rights in emerging democracies, queerness sells and the transnational circulation of peoples, identities and social movements that we call "globalization" can be liberating to the extent that it... more...
- Business Expert Press 2011; US$ 19.95
A central theme to the text is in fact that the commercial process is central to the human condition. The onus to exchange, the bartering of the fruits of one's labor, achieved by physical work or applied knowledge, with another is the natural condition of humankind. It separates us from all other species on earth and underscores humankind's desire... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Written by a diverse group of scholars and practitioners from Latin America, the US and Europe and taking into consideration the recent global financial crisis,the book offers a multifaceted insight into the expectations as well as the possible threats related to Latin America's incorporation into the sphere of global interconnectedness. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 25.99
This lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization. Indeed, Jack Lule convincingly shows that globalization could not have occurred without media. From earliest times, humans have used media to explore, settle, and globalize their world. In our day, media has made the world progressively "smaller"... more...
- House of Anansi Press 2012; US$ 12.95
In the sweep of human history, the European Union stands out as one of humankind's most ambitious endeavors. It encompasses half a billion people, twenty-seven member states, twenty-three languages, and an economy valued at over $15 trillion. Modern Europe's stunning achievements aside, its sovereign debt crisis has shaken the world's largest political... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 38.99
This timely, pathbreaking study of North Korea?s political history and culture sheds invaluable light on the country?s unique leadership continuity and succession. Leading scholars Heonik Kwon and Byung-Ho Chung begin by tracing Kim Il Sung?s rise to power during the Cold War. They show how his successor, his eldest son, Kim Jong Il, sponsored the... more...