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  • Regionalism and Governance in the Americasby Dr Louise Fawcett; Monica Serrano

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00

    This book links contemporary thinking on global and regional governance to the recent experience of the Americas. It offers fresh insights into understanding the processes of order and change in the region, and in the broader international system. A particular concern is to reveal the changing contours of regional governance, whether in terms of actors,... more...

  • Knowledge Cities 2006, Volume 10, Issue 5by Francisco Javier Carillo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    With this issue, the Journal of Knowledge Management begins a series of annual Special Issues devoted to Knowledge-Based Development (KBD), this is the third to be published on the topic and the SI is now annual from 2006. In the current issue, an attempt has been made to gain in consistency along a number of lines that seem to be shaping this emerging... more...

  • The Clash of Globalisationsby Ray Kiely

    BRILL 2006; US$ 85.00

    This book provides a powerful critique of the case made for 'globalisation', with particular emphasis placed on neo-liberalism, the third way, and the hegemonic role of the US state. It then examines the rise of 'anti-globalisation' politics and the debate over progressive alternatives to 'actually existing globalisation'. more...

  • Multilateralism Under Challengeby Newman Edward; Thakur Ramesh; Tirman John

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 49.00

    The principles, values and manifestations of multilateralism, including the United Nations, are under sustained scrutiny and assault. Their performance and effectiveness are questioned, as are their decision-making procedures and their representation according to 21st Century standards of accountability and democracy. All this has a corrosive effect... more...

  • Colonial Subjects: Race and Gender in French West Africaby Claire H Griffiths

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains the first English translation of a unique report on women living under the colonial rule in West Africa. Denise Savineau's 'Report on Women and the Family in French West Africa' (1938), which is held in the National Archives of Senegal, highlights the French colonial social development agenda. more...

  • Human Security and the UNby S. Neil MacFarlane; Yuen Foong Khong

    Indiana University Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    How did the individual human being become the focus of the contemporary discourse on security? What was the role of the United Nations in "securing" the individual? What are the payoffs and costs of this extension of the concept? Neil MacFarlane and Yuen Foong Khong tackle these questions... more...

  • Choix Cruciauxby Wolfgang H. Reinicke

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 15.00

    Le monde dans lequel nous vivons à présent est en train de subir des changements spectaculaires. La libéralisation économique et politique, associée à une mutation technologique qui ne fait que s?accélérer, sont à l?origine du processus extraordinaire que nous connaissons sous le nom de « mondialisation ». Ce nouvel environnement mondial exige de nouvelles... more...

  • Critical Choicesby Wolfgang H. Reinicke; Francis Deng

    International Development Research Centre 2000; US$ 20.00

    The world that we live in today is changing dramatically. Economic and political liberalization, together with accelerating technological change, are driving the extraordinary process we know as ''globalization.'' This new global environment requires new approaches, new ideas, and innovative tools to address new challenges in areas as different as... more...

  • Human Security and Mutual Vulnerabilityby Jorge Nef

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 20.00

    Jorge Nef responds to one of the most pressing intellectual challenges of the post-Cold War era: the search for an analytical framework that will help us understand this turbulent and chaotic period in human history. His lucid and visionary analysis rests on the concept of mutual vulnerability: that in an increasingly interdependent world, global security... more...

  • International Relations and Security in the Digital Ageby Johan Eriksson; Giampiero Giacomello

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the impact of the information revolution on international and domestic security, attempting to remedy both the lack of theoretically informed analysis of information security and the US-centric tendency in the existing literature. International Relations and Security in the Digital Age covers a range of topics, including: critical... more...