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- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
The life story of Will Crooks has a Dickensian resonance. As a working class child, born into abject poverty, he experienced the rigours of Poplar Workhouse and Poor Law school. Nearly forty years later Crooks became Chairman of the Poplar Board of Guardians, the very board that had given him shelter during his challenging early years. Crooks was a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 110.00
Regional cooperation has become a distinctive feature of the Balkans, an area known for its turbulent politics. Exploring the origins and dynamics of this change, this book highlights the transformative power of the EU and other international actors. more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.09
Globalisation has created a whole new working class - and they are reliving stories that were first played out a century ago. In Live Working or Die Fighting , Paul Mason tells the story of this new working class alongside the epic history of the global labour movement, from its formation in the factories of the 1800s through its near destruction... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2008; US$ 42.95
Public concern about inequitable economic globalization has revealed the demand for citizen participation in global decision making. Civil society organizations have taken up the challenge, holding governments and corporations accountable for their decisions and actions, and developing collaborative solutions to the dominant problems of our time.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2002; US$ 40.00
This volume offers insights into the globalization of the Chinese economy and its accession to the WTO. The contributors provide contemporary accounts of developments in the Chinese economy as it prepares to join the WTO and examines the implications of China's accession for the rest of the world. Firstly, the volume offers an overview of possible... more...
- United Nations University Press 2009; US$ 36.00
In this book, some of the worlds leading Latin Americanists explore the ways in which the region has re-engaged globalization. What is the relationship of China and India with Latin America? Has increased international political cooperation among Latin nations changed their foreign policy towards other regions and on specific issue areas, such... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2008; US$ 74.90
Malaysia has long had an ambivalent relationship to globalization. A shining example of export-led growth and the positive role for foreign investment, the country's political leadership has also expressed skepticism about the prevailing international political and economic order. In this compelling collection, Nelson, Meerman and Rahman Embong... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 144.00
This book examines evolving trends in democracy at EU and UK levels, pointing out the primary shortcomings of both. It examines the relationship between the democratic practices of the EU and the UK, explaining the paradox of the way in which the EU, despite the poor quality of its own democracy, has enabled devolved decision making in a novel multilayer... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 120.00
In spite of the lack of plausible alternatives to liberal democracy, the age of globalization has ushered in serious challenges to the democratic legitimacy of the nation state. The contributors in this collection explore the frontiers of normative and empirical legitimacy research, drawing upon a range of key conceptual and methodological issues. more...