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  • Globalizationby Manfred B. Steger

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 9.99

    This work offers a stimulating introduction to globalisation and its varying impacts across, between, and within societies. It is a readable book that contributes to a better understanding of the crucial aspects and dimensions of the developments and transformations that go by the name of globalisation. more...

  • Promise and Problems of E-Democracyby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Today, all OECD member countries recognise new information and communication technologies (ICTs) to be powerful tools for enhancing citizen engagement in public policy-making. The unprecedented degree of interactivity offered by new ICTs has the potential to expand the scope, breadth and depth of government consultations with citizens and other key... more...

  • Reforming from the Topby John English; Ramesh Thakur; Andrew F. Cooper

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 45.00

    The system of global governance is under serious challenge. The UN, the G7/8, the IMF and the World Bank are but a handful of the organizations suffering from a crisis of legitimacy for an international system that appears ill-suited for timely, innovative and effective solu- tions to contemporary global challenges. Moreover, it is a system that made... more...

  • International Relations, Political Theory and the Problem of Orderby N. J. Rengger

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 61.95

    At the turn of the millennium, and now after the fall of the Berlin wall, the best way to map the trajectories of contemporary international relations is hotly contested. Is the world more or less ordered than during the cold war? Are we on the way to a neo-liberal era of free markets and global governance, or in danger of collapsing into a new Middle... more...

  • Mastering Globalizationby Stéphane Paquin; Guy LaChappelle

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Contemporary globalization is transforming and undermining the role of the nation-state, causing it to lose its grip on both the national economy and identity. This is a penetrating analysis   of this phenomenon and an explorationn of how governments - national, regional, local, global city-regions - can respond. This original selection of essays... more...

  • The rights of immigrant workers in the European Unionby J. Apap

    BRILL 2002; US$ 201.00

    This title evaluates the evolving policies towards third country nationals residing and working in the EU. It focuses on the consequences of the increasing number of Maghrebin workers residing in Italy and Spain - both for EU policy and in terms of both countries as young receiving states. more...

  • Elite configurations at the apex of powerby M. Dogan

    BRILL 2003; US$ 74.00

    This text focuses on the interpenetration between various types of elites: politicians, owners of capital, corporate managers, higher state administrators, directors of public enterprises, controllers of media, military officers and the civic-cultural establishment. ; more...

  • Indian Ocean migrants and state formation in Hadhramautby U. Freitag

    BRILL 2003; US$ 285.00

    Based on Hadhrami and British sources, as well as on fieldwork in Yemen and Indonesia, this text traces the ways in which members of the diaspora and travellers interacted with the homeland through their remittances, political initiatives and the introduction of new ideas and institutions. more...

  • Interregionalism and International Relationsby Jürgen Rüland; Heiner Hänggi; Ralf Roloff

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Interregionalism, the institutionalized relations between world regions, is a new phenomenon in international relations. It also a new layer of development in an increasingly differentiated global order. This volume examines the structure of this phenomenon and the scholarly discourse it is generating. It takes stock of empirical facts and theoretical... more...

  • Ethics and International Affairsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Daniel Warner

    United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95

    Examines the extent and limits of contemporary international ethics and looks at the ways in which the international community has responded to conflicts. The contributors explore how an understanding of the ethical may be developed from the articulation of dilemmas encountered. more...