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Globalization

  • European Union and New Regionalismby Mario TelÚ

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 49.95

    Stemming from an international and multidisciplinary network of leading specialists, this best-selling text is fully updated with new chapter additions. With the first edition prepared at the end of the last century and the second edition adding inter-regional relations, this new edition focuses on competing models of regional cooperation within a... more...

  • Blood and Fireby Sharryn Kasmir; August Carbonella

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Based on long-term fieldwork, six vivid ethnographies from Colombia, India, Poland, Spain and the southern and northern U.S. address the dwindling importance of labor throughout the world. The contributors to this volume highlight the growing disconnect between labor struggles and the advancement of the greater common good, a phenomenon that has... more...

  • Incitement in International Lawby Wibke K. Timmermann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book offers a comprehensive study of incitement in its various forms in international law. It discusses the status of incitement to hatred in human rights law and examines its harms and dangers as well as the impact of a prohibition on freedom of speech. The book additionally presents a detailed definition of punishable incitement. In this context,... more...

  • Tax Reform in Rural Chinaby Hiroki Takeuchi

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    This book analyzes the way China maintains authoritarian rule by offering a systematic analysis of the central-local governmental relationship in rural China. more...

  • Understanding Statebuildingby Rebecca Richards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Much analysis of state building focusses on dissecting specific projects and attempting to identify what has gone ‘wrong’ in states such as Afghanistan and Iraq. What draws less attention is what has gone ‘right’ in non-interventionist statebuilding projects within 'unrecognised’ states. By examining this model in more... more...

  • East Central European Foreign Policy Identity in Perspectiveby Elsa Tulmets

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    How have countries in the EU that were previously under Communist rule influenced the creation of a European policy towards other Post-Soviet nations? This study explores countries including the Czech Republic and Poland and shows how they have helped develop a coherent policy based reconciling political and historical foreign policy identities. more...

  • Post-Yugoslaviaby Dino Abazovic; Mitja Velikonja

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This interdisciplinary examination of present-day identities and histories of the former Yugoslavia explores relationships with the social, political, cultural and historical 'facts and fictions' that have marked the different parts of the region. It shows that while nationalism remains important other social dynamics also exert a strong influence.... more...

  • Reinventing Developmentby Lord Mawuko-Yevugah

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book shows how the new architecture of aid has important implications in three distinct but related ways: the discursive construction and production of post-colonial societies; the changing focus of Western aid and development policy interventions; and the reproduction of the politics of inclusive exclusion. The author provides detailed and original... more...

  • The Invention of a European Development Aid Bureaucracyby Veronique Dimier

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    A comprehensive analysis of how European development policy was shaped, this book explores the role of former colonial officials in shaping the policy agenda and explores this example of 'recycled empire.' Dimier argues that this post-colonial agenda only changed as a result of pressure from the OECD and World Bank in the 1980s and 1990s. more...

  • Globalization and Democracyby Stephen J. Rosow; Jim George

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 25.99

    Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a unified concept but as a diversity of political responses to specific conditions and political struggles. Doing so reveals how democracy is taking... more...