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Globalization

  • Cross-Border Resource Managementby Rongxing Guo

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 185.00

    Cross-Border Resource Management, Third Edition covers theoretical and analytical issues relating to cross-border resource management. This book holistically explores issues when two entities share a border, such as sovereign countries, dependent states and others, where each seeks to maximize their political and economic interests regardless of... more...

  • An International Legal Framework for Geoengineeringby Haomiao Du

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Geoengineering provides new possibilities for humans to deal with dangerous climate change and its effects but at the same time creates new risks to the planet. This book responds to the challenges geoengineering poses to International Law by identifying and developing the rules and principles that are aimed at controlling the risks to the environment... more...

  • How to Do Things with International Lawby Ian Hurd

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A provocative reassessment of the rule of law in world politics Conventionally understood as a set of limits on state behavior, the “rule of law” in world politics is widely assumed to serve as a progressive contribution to a just, stable, and predictable world. In How to Do Things with International Law , Ian Hurd challenges this received wisdom.... more...

  • The Politics of Economic Liberalizationby Bruno Wueest

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.78

    This book analyses the discourses of economic liberalization reform in six Western European countries – Germany, France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. It provides systematic empirical evidence that policy-related discourses are much more than noise; rather, they are detailed expressions of institutional complementarities... more...

  • Globalization and Africa’s Transition to Constitutional Ruleby Mohammed Nurudeen Akinwunmi-Othman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.14

    This book contributes to the discourse on post-colonial and globalization theories, focusing on Nigeria's transition to a federal system of government. The project analyzes 10 years of civil rule in Nigeria, between 1999 and 2009, and its constitutional arrangements while also engaging in comparative studies of other socio-political developments... more...

  • Neo-Colonialism and the Poverty of 'Development' in Africaby Mark Langan

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.67

    Langan reclaims neo-colonialism as an analytical force for making sense of the failure of ‘development’ strategies in many African states in an era of free market globalisation. Eschewing polemics and critically engaging the work of Ghana’s first President – Kwame Nkrumah – the book offers a rigorous assessment of the concept of neo-colonialism. It... more...

  • After Deportationby Shahram Khosravi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.14

    This book analyses post-deportation outcomes and focuses on what happens to migrants and failed asylum seekers after deportation. Although there is a growing literature on detention and deportation, academic research on post-deportation is scarce. The book produces knowledge about the consequences of forced removal for deportee’s adjustment and “reintegration”... more...

  • Straight Talk on Tradeby Dani Rodrik

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    An honest discussion of free trade and how nations can sensibly chart a path forward in today’s global economy Not so long ago the nation-state seemed to be on its deathbed, condemned to irrelevance by the forces of globalization and technology. Now it is back with a vengeance, propelled by a groundswell of populists around the world. In Straight... more...

  • The Drug War in Latin Americaby William Avilés

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Since the mid-1980s subsequent US governments have promoted a highly militarized and prohibitionist drug control approach in Latin America. Despite this strategy the region has seen increasing levels of homicide, displacement and violence. Why did the militarization of U.S. drug war policies in Latin America begin and why has it continued despite... more...

  • The Shifting Global Economic Architectureby Jonathan Luckhurst

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 122.14

    This book analyzes the shifting global economic architecture, indicating the decentralizing authority in global economic governance since the Cold War and, especially, following the 2008-09 global financial crisis. The author examines recent adjustments to the organizational framework, contestation of policy principles, norms, and practices, and destabilizing... more...