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Globalization

  • The Divideby Jason Hickel

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    For decades we have been told a story about the divide between rich countries and poor countries. We have been told that development is working: that the global South is catching up to the North, that poverty has been cut in half over the past thirty years, and will be eradicated by 2030. It?s a comforting tale, and one that is endorsed by the... more...

  • The Origins of Dominant Partiesby Ora John Reuter

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book asks why dominant political parties emerge in some authoritarian regimes, but not in others, focusing on Russia's experience under Putin. more...

  • Globalisierung als Auto-Kapitalismusby Philipp Hessinger; Markus Pohlmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 36.50

    Die in dem Buch versammelten Beiträge der Festschrift für Gert Schmidt sprechen einzelne Facetten der globalen Wandlungsdynamik des Kapitalismus mit dem Ziel an, den ?Wandel des Wandels? in der Ökonomie greifbar werden zu lassen. Sie begeben sich auf die Suche nach einem neuen Muster der ?institutional nestedness? und der normativen Ordnung von globalen... more...

  • The Politics of Online Copyright Enforcement in the EUby Trisha Meyer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 130.32

    This book investigates recent policy initiatives dealing with the online enforcement of copyright in the European Union, providing unique insights into the current stalemate in the field. It is a timely contribution to the next steps of policy-making on copyright enforcement and Internet governance. The author brings to light tensions in how we encourage... more...

  • Globalization: A Very Short Introductionby Manfred B. Steger

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    'Globalization' is one of the defining buzzwords of our time, describing a variety of accelerating economic, political, and cultural processes that constantly change our experience of the world. The fourth edition of this Very Short Introduction provides an exploration of both the causes and effects of the phenomenon. more...

  • Global Insecurityby Anthony Burke; Rita Parker

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 130.32

    This innovative volume gathers some of the world?s best scholars to analyse the world?s collective international efforts to address globalised threats through global security governance. Addressing global and planetary forms of insecurity that include nuclear weapons, conventional arms, gender violence, climate change, disease, bio weapons, cyber-conflict,... more...

  • International Developmentby Paul Battersby; Ravi K Roy

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 30.00

    Written by experts in the field, this book covers a range of contemporary developments, as well as providing coverage of the theory and practice of international development. more...

  • Osloby J.T. Rogers

    Theatre Communications Group 2017; US$ 14.95

    A politically charged drama from acclaimed playwright J.T. Rogers. more...

  • Sustainable Development Goals and UN Goal-Settingby Stephen Browne

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This book explores the record of the UN development system (UNDS) over more than 70 years as a fount of ideas and concepts in development; as a contributor to development thinking and strategy; and as the principal source of global development goals from the first UN Development Decade to the SDGs. It also examines the more mixed record of the UNDS... more...

  • Egypt in a Time of Revolutionby Neil Ketchley

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book provides the first systematic account of the Egyptian Revolution in 2011 and its aftermath using a contentious politics framework. more...