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Globalization

  • The Rise of Common Political Orderby Jarle Trondal

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    The Rise of Common Political Order brings together leading research focusing on the conditions for the formation of common political order in Europe. The book aims to define common political order in conceptual terms, to study instances of order formation at different levels of governance and ultimately to comprehend how they profoundly challenge inherent... more...

  • Beyond Soccerby Tamir Bar-On

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    This textbook examines the relationships between soccer, politics, and international relations. It uses soccer players and other individuals connected to the game in order to teach political science concepts—such as geopolitics, ideology, and sovereignty—and IR theories—including realism, postcolonialism, and feminism. more...

  • Mobility between Africa, Asia and Latin Americaby Ute Röschenthaler; Alessandro Jedlowski

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 95.00

    An exploration of the diverse forms of cultural and economic exchangewhich connect Africa to the rest of the global South. more...

  • The Hungry Empireby Lizzie Collingham

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    ‘This is a wholly pleasing book, which offers a tasty side dish to anyone exploring the narrative history of the British Empire’, Max Hastings, Sunday Times The glamorous daughter of an African chief shares a pineapple with a slave trader… Surveyors in British Columbia eat tinned Australian rabbit… Diamond prospectors in Guyana prepare an iguana... more...

  • Food Parcels in International Migrationby Diana Mata-Codesal; Maria Abranches

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 121.68

    This book takes food parcels as a vehicle for exploring relationships, intimacy, care, consumption, exchange, and other fundamental anthropological concerns, examining them in relation to wider transnational spaces. As the contributors to this volume argue, food and its related practices offer a window through which to examine the reconciliation of... more...

  • Revisiting Globalization and the Rise of Global Production Networksby S. Javed Maswood

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book takes issue with the likening of contemporary globalization to nineteenth century trade interdependence, in which the defining feature of contemporary globalization is the spread of global production networks, which were notably absent in the past. Maswood demonstrates that the emergence of global production networks (GPNs) was not... more...

  • Jihad & Co.by Aisha Ahmad

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Why are Islamists able to build state-like polities out of enduring civil war stalemate? By tracking the financial origins of jihadists in Afghanistan, Somalia, Pakistan, Mali, and Iraq, Jihad & Co. shows that behind the heated rhetoric, there are hard economic reasons behind Islamist success. more...

  • The Promised Landby André Naffis-Sahely

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 11.27

    While half the world swept west, we trickled eastward, one by one, single-file, like fugitives. Next stop: Abu Dhabi, where my father had a job, and money, for the first time in years . . . __________________________________________________ Flitting from the mud-soaked floors of Venice to the glittering, towering constructions of... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Citizenshipby Ayelet Shachar; Rainer Bauböck; Irene Bloemraad; Maarten Vink

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 124.99

    This Handbook sets a new agenda for theoretical and practical explorations of citizenship, analysing the main challenges and prospects informing today's world of increased migration and globalization. It will also explore new forms of membership and democratic participation beyond borders, and the rise of European and multilevel citizenship. more...

  • Rethinking Think Tanks in Contemporary Chinaby Silvia Menegazzi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 117.66

    This book analyzes how Chinese think tanks have become essential actors in today’s Chinese foreign policy and diplomatic practices. By providing an in-depth analysis of their roles, functions and transformation in the last decade, this study explains how they differ from their Western counterparts and how they have developed during Hu Jintao’s and... more...