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Jan Nederveen Pieterse

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  • Globalization or Empire?by Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 45.76

    In this smart and concise examination of the trends driving contemporary globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that the United States' pursuit of global primacy is based upon a complex melding of neoliberal economics and hegemonic politics. Do alternate capitalisms offer viable alternatives to the American way? Globalization or Empire? looks... more...

  • Is There Hope for Uncle Sam?by Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 31.95

    America has dominated global politics and the global imagination. As the dollar declines, inequality increases, rates of consumption are unprecedented and American unilateralism comes under fire, such hegemony is increasingly unsustainable. This book asks whether it's possible for America to chart a different course. more...

  • Development Theoryby Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 46.00

    'Pieterse has provided a sound overview of current development theory and trends. The book highlights important discourse in current Development Theory and each chapter can be used as a starting block for initiating further insight into current controversy and trends' - Dr Samantha Leonard, Department of Development Studies, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan... more...

  • Ethnicities and Global Multicultureby Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 35.00

    Arguing that ethnicity and multiculturalism are essential for understanding globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse offers one of the first sustained treatments of the reach of these key forces beyond a limited national context. His groundbreaking book adopts a kaleidoscopic and comparative-historical perspective that intertwines strands of social... more...

  • Globalization and Cultureby Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.00

    Now fully revised and updated, this book argues that we are witnessing the formation of a global mélange culture through processes of cultural mixing. Jan Nederveen Pieterse’s historically deep and geographically wide approach to globalization is essential reading as we face the increasing spread of conflicts bred by cultural misunderstanding.... more...

  • World Orders in the Makingby Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 55.20

    Humanitarian action confronts us with the dilemmas of international relations in the age of globalization. The approach in this book is holistic, comparative and analytical. Humanitarian intervention is considered from the point of view of political economy, public administration, international relations, international law, the military, political... more...

  • Multipolar Globalizationby Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 43.14

    Like a giant oil tanker, the world is slowly turning. The rapid growth of economies in Asia and the global South has led to a momentous shift in the world order, leaving much of the traditional literature on globalization behind. Multipolar Globalization: Emerging Economies and Development is the perfect guide to these ongoing 21st-century transformations,... more...

  • Politics of Globalizationby Samir Dasgupta; Jan Nederveen Pieterse

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 48.00

    Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the... more...

  • Globalization and Development in East Asiaby Jan Nederveen Pieterse; Jongtae Kim

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.37

    East Asia is widely regarded as the main "winner" in contemporary globalization, unscathed by the economic crisis of 2008, with its leading new industrializing nations and emerging economies. While 20th-century globalization was mainly led by the West, the 21st century is ushering in different dynamics. The re-emergence of Asia involves alternative... more...

  • Brazil Emergingby Jan Nederveen Pieterse; Adalberto Cardoso

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.53

    This volume is a critical inquiry into the social project and socioeconomic realities of emerging Brazil, a country that faces profound changes. A team of acknowledged specialists on Brazil’s complex configuration addresses state policies, social dynamics and economic constraints and opportunities for emancipation. Chapters adopt long-run perspectives... more...