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Globalization

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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...

  • Blood and Earthby Kevin Bales

    Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 28.00

    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...

  • The Great Escapeby Angus Deaton

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 18.95 US$ 17.24

    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape , Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story of how, beginning... more...

  • The Power of Productivityby William W. Lewis

    University of Chicago Press 2005; US$ 14.00

    The disparity between rich and poor countries is the most serious, intractable problem facing the world today. The chronic poverty of many nations affects more than the citizens and economies of those nations; it threatens global stability as the pressures of immigration become unsustainable and rogue nations seek power and influence through extreme... more...

  • The Balance of Power in World Historyby Professor Stuart J. Kaufman; Richard Little; Professor William C. Wohlforth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 46.00

    The balance of power is one of the most influential ideas in international relations, yet it has never been comprehensively examined in pre-modern or non-European contexts. This book redresses this imbalance. The authors present eight new case studies of balancing and balancing failure in pre-modern and non-European international systems. more...

  • Who Governs the Globe?by Deborah D. Avant; Martha Finnemore; Susan K. Sell

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 32.00

    The first major study of 'global governors': the authorities who exercise power across borders for purposes of affecting policy. more...

  • The Origins of the Modern Worldby Robert B. Marks

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 27.50

    Now in a new edition, this clearly written and engrossing book presents a global and environmental narrative of the origins of the modern world since 1400. Robert Marks constructs a story in which Asia, Africa, and the New World play major roles and points to the resurgence of Asia and the vastly changed relationship of humans to the environment.... more...

  • A Global History of Indigenous Peoplesby Professor Ken S. Coates

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 40.00

    A Global History of Indigenous Peoples examines the history of the indigenous/tribal peoples of the world. The work spans the period from the pivotal migrations which saw the peopling of the world, examines the processes by which tribal peoples established themselves as separate from surplus-based and more material societies, and considers the impact... more...

  • Private Standards and Global Governanceby Axel Marx; Miet Maertens; Johan F. M. Swinnen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    Private regulatory initiatives aim to govern supply chains across the globe according to a set of environmental, food safety and/or social standards. Until now, literature on the topic has been fragmented and divided by research fields. However, this unique and comprehensive book bridges these disciplinary and thematic research lines, bringing together... more...

  • The Arab Uprisingsby James Gelvin

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 10.99

    The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know ? answers readers' questions about the history and current state of the Arab world and addresses all aspects of the uprisings since late 2010, including their causes, the role of social media, the diverse paths they have taken, the role of the United States and the uprisings' impact on the United States,... more...