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Globalization

  • Connectedby Daniel Altman

    Pan Macmillan 2016; US$ 7.24

    Oil prices go up, the stock market goes down. Currency exchange rates fluctuate and new technologies are changing the way we do business. What if you could look behind the headlines of the global economy? Instead of listening to pundits, politicians, and protestors, you could see first-hand how everyone from migrant workers to central bank governors... more...

  • Global Culture: Consciousness and Connectivityby Dr Didem Buhari-Gulmez; Professor Roland Robertson; Professor Robert Holton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    The current discourse of globalization is overwhelmingly centred upon the interconnectedness, or connectivity, of the contemporary world; to the great neglect of the issues of global culture and global consciousness. With contemporary worldwide culture increasingly characterized by such themes as astronomy, cosmology, space travel and exploration,... more...

  • Advancing the Regional Commons in the New East Asiaby Siriporn Wajjwalku; Kong Chong Ho; Osamu Yoshida

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Institutional activities have remarkably transformed East Asia, a region once known for the absence of regionalism and regime-building efforts. Yet the dynamics of this Asian institutionalization have remained an understudied area of research. This book offers one of the first scholarly attempts to clarify what constitutes institutionalization in... more...

  • Disarmament: The Human Factorby Ervin Laszlo; Donald Keys

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95

    Disarmament: The Human Factor covers the proceedings of a colloquium on the Societal Context for Disarmament, sponsored by UNITAR and Planetary Citizens and held at the United Nations, New York. The book focuses on the dynamics of disarmament and security policies, including the political and military implications of disarmament. The selection first... more...

  • Blood and Earthby Kevin Bales

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00 US$ 20.50

    For readers of such crusading works of nonfiction as Katherine Boo?s Beyond the Beautiful Forevers and Tracy Kidder?s Mountains Beyond Mountains comes a powerful and captivating examination of two entwined global crises: environmental destruction and human trafficking?and an inspiring, bold plan for how we can solve them.   A leading expert... more...

  • New Mentalities of Government in Chinaby David Bray; Elaine Jeffreys

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    China continues to transform apace, flowing from the forces of deregulation, privatization and globalization unleashed by economic reforms which began in late 1978. The dramatic scope of economic change in China is often counterposed to the apparent lack of political change as demonstrated by continued Chinese Communist Party (CCP) rule. However,... more...

  • Developing a United Nations Emergency Peace Serviceby H. Peter Langille

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book makes the case for a standing UN Emergency Peace Service. With this one development - effectively a UN first responder for complex emergencies  - the organisation would finally have a rapid, reliable capacity to help fulfill its tougher assigned tasks. more...

  • Beyond Colonialism, Development and Globalizationby Dominique Caouette; Dip Kapoor

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 28.95

    This collection examines the ways in which social movements in the Global South are rejecting the prevailing narratives of globalization and providing new ways of imagining social change. In the process, it opens up a radical new direction for development studies. more...

  • The Female Voice of Myanmarby Nilanjana Sengupta

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 96.00

    The Female Voice of Myanmar seeks to offer a female perspective on the history and political evolution of Myanmar. more...

  • Hugo Chávezby Nikolas Kozloff

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 20.99

    Audacious, provocative, and bombastic, few world politicians are as colorful as Hugo Chávez, now making international news for his plans to nationalize U.S. owned businesses and his bold opposition to Washington's economic and trade policies. As Venezuela gains importance as the fifth largest oil exporter in the world, this firebrand leader is quickly... more...