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Drug War Capitalism

by Dawn Paley AK Press (November 10, 2014)

Drug Wars are good business.


The Real Global Warming Disaster

by Christopher Booker Bloomsbury Publishing (January 31, 2013)

This original book considers one of the most extraordinary scientific and political stories of our time: how in the 1980s a handful of scientists came to believe that mankind faced catastrophe from runaway global...


Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research

by Hilary E. Kahn & Saskia Sassen Indiana University Press (May 22, 2014)

Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with...


Civilizations and World Order: Geopolitics and Cultural Difference

by Ismail Yaylaci, M. Akif Kayapinar, Fred Dallmayr & Çiğdem Çıdam et al. Lexington Books (September 24, 2014)

This book examines the role of civilizations in the context of the existing and possible world orders from a cross-cultural perspective. Seeking to clarify the meaning of such complex and contested notions as...


Celtic Revival?: The Rise, Fall, and Renewal of Global Ireland

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 16, 2011)

Celtic Revival? explores what happens when a society loses its wealth, its faith in government, and its trust in its Church. Sean Kay draws on a rich blend of research, interviews with a broad spectrum of Irish...


Globalization and Democracy

by Stephen J. Rosow & Jim George Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 22, 2014)

Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a...


Globaloney 2.0: The Crash of 2008 and the Future of Globalization

by Michael Veseth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Globalization is in retreat, but history tells us that this is but a temporary reversal. Globalization will return, but in what form? More cycles of boom and bust? Or can globalization be rebuilt on a more feasible...


Making Feminist Sense of the Global Justice Movement

by Catherine Eschle & Bice Maiguashca Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

Challenging the neglect of feminism in accounts of the global justice movement, this book explores the origins, ideas, and practices of what Catherine Eschle and Bice Maiguashca term "feminist antiglobalization...


Globalization and Urbanization: The Global Urban Ecosystem

by James H. Spencer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 26, 2014)

This innovative book sees contemporary urban settlement as the new human ecosystems defining people’s lives across the planet. Just as so-called natural ecosystems have defined our view of the symbiosis between...


Necropolitics, Racialization, and Global Capitalism: Historicization of Biopolitics and Forensics of Politics, Art, and Life

by Marina Grzinic & Šefik Tatlić Lexington Books (June 04, 2014)

The book argues that necropolitics are a dominant, yet obscene, form of politics that sustains contemporary racism (racialization) as a primal ideology of global capitalism and connects globalization and its...


Understanding Globalization: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

by Kavous Ardalan Transaction Publishers (June 10, 2014)

This book discusses eight dimensions of globalization from the perspective of four diverse sociological paradigms. Kavous Ardalan argues that social theory can usefully be conceived in terms of these four key...


A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola (FF)

by Ricardo Cortés Akashic Books (December 04, 2012)

The cocreator of Go the Fuck to Sleep presents an illustrated history of the intermingling of Coffee, Coca-Cola, and Cocaine.


The World through Soccer: The Cultural Impact of a Global Sport

by Tamir Bar-On Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 07, 2014)

This book uses soccer to provide insights into worldwide politics, religion, business, ethics, leadership, childhood, philosophy, and art. It examines the way soccer influences and reflects these aspects of...


The Effects of Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and Asia: A Global South Perspective

by Kema Irogbe Lexington Books (May 01, 2014)

In crisp and accessible language, TheEffects of Globalization in Latin America, Africa, and Asia challenges conventional wisdom that often provides one-sided views of globalization. The book brings to light...


The Road to Global Prosperity

by Michael Mandelbaum Simon & Schuster (March 25, 2014)

Expanding the powerful argument he makes with Thomas Friedman in their bestselling That Used to Be Us, Michael Mandelbaum describes the forces driving the next stage of globalization, one of expanding wealth...


The Fantasy of Globalism: The Latin American Neo-Baroque

by John V. Waldron Lexington Books (December 16, 2013)

My book draws on studies shows how the neo-baroque can be understood as a strategy that allows artists in Latin America and the Caribbean to rearticulate the imperial, colonialist gaze of globalization.


The Geopolitical Power Shift in the Indo-Pacific Region: America, Australia, China, and Triangular Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century

by Randall Doyle Lexington Books (December 11, 2013)

As the twenty-first century progresses, the Indo-Pacific theater is experiencing an unprecedented transformation involving economic development, military build-ups, political reforms, social changes, and technological...


Occupy World Street: A Global Roadmap for Radical Economic and Political Reform

by Ross Jackson & Hazel Henderson Chelsea Green Publishing (January 31, 2012)

Ordinary citizens the world over have long paid the price for the swashbuckling behavior of the corporate and political elite. We've seen the reigning establishment widen the gap between rich and poor, champion...


America for Sale

by Jerome R. Corsi Threshold Editions (October 13, 2009)

A RESOUNDING CALL TO DEFEND AMERICA'S SOVEREIGNTY AND SAVE OUR NATION FROM GLOBAL ECONOMIC TAKEOVER -- FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE OBAMA NATION AND THE LATE GREAT USA

Between President...


Women Navigating Globalization: Feminist Approaches to Development

by Jana Everett & Sue Ellen M. Charlton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 14, 2013)

This up-to-date text offers a clear and cogent introduction to women in development. Assessing the global structures and processes that impede or support the empowerment of women, Jana Everett and Sue Ellen...


Reflections on the Modern and the Global

by Bruce Mazlish Transaction Publishers (October 31, 2013)

Reflections on the Modern and the Global explores the nature of the cultural transition from modernity to globalization over the last fifty years and its consequences. Bruce Mazlish argues that in order to understand...


Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar: Struggles for Identity, Movement, and Civilization

by Akbar Keshodkar Lexington Books (October 22, 2013)

Tourism and Social Change in Post-Socialist Zanzibar examines how Zanzibaris are struggling to move through the local landscape in the post-socialist era dominated by tourism. Using the theoretical framework...


Grounding Leadership Ethics in African Diaspora and Election Rights

by Jean-Pierre K. Bongila Lexington Books (October 10, 2013)

The book exemplifies a comprehensive process of decision making from which various ethical leaders and particularly learners of leadership can find inspiration when facing such complex dilemmas as that of whether...


Globalization and Money: A Global South Perspective

by Supriya Singh Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 03, 2013)

Globalization and Money explores how men and women, particularly the poor and the unbanked in the global South, use money in ways that empower themselves and their families. Supriya Singh argues that money as...


From Silicon Valley to Shenzhen: Global Production and Work in the IT Industry

by Stefanie Hürtgen, Peter Pawlicki, Martina Sproll & Boy Lüthje Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 26, 2013)

This seminal study explores the significant changes in the global IT industry as production has shifted from the developed world to massive sites in the developing world that house hundreds of thousands of workers...


Conversations with Tocqueville: The Global Democratic Revolution in the Twenty-first Century

by Sheldon Gellar, Aurelian Craiutu, Gustavo Gordillo de Anda & Barbara Allen et al. Lexington Books (February 16, 2009)

In this book, the collected writers argue that Tocquevillian analytics can be used to understand developments in non-Western as well as Western societies and can be updated to address such issues as globalization,...


Aid Effectiveness in Africa: Developing Trust between Donors and Governments

by Phyllis R. Pomerantz Lexington Books (November 20, 2004)

A significant contribution to the ongoing debate on aid effectiveness, this work examines the extent to which trust is present in today's aid relationships. Pomerantz offers valuable recommendations, learned...


Governing European Communications: From Unification to Coordination

by Maria Michalis Lexington Books (October 08, 2007)

Governing European Communications provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the emergence, dynamics, and evolution of European-level communications governance in the post-war era, focusing on telecommunications...


Gendering the State in the Age of Globalization: Women's Movements and State Feminism in Postindustrial Democracies

by Melissa Haussman & Birgit Sauer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 26, 2007)

Gendering the State is a ground-breaking collection of studies that examines the efforts of women in countries all over the world to frame public policy debates on nationally critical issues in gendered terms....


Tangled Routes: Women, Work, and Globalization on the Tomato Trail

by Deborah Barndt Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 06, 2007)

Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, Tangled Routes offers a vivid interdisciplinary examination of the global food system through the journey of a corporate tomato. Through case studies in the three...


Co-Existing in a Globalized World: Key Themes in Inter-Professional Ethics

by Eyad Masad, Phillip W. Gray, Hassan Bashir & Ahmed Bashir et al. Lexington Books (June 13, 2013)

The internationalization of professional practices and the export of western technology and higher education are accompanied by a need to establish international standards of ethics across different professions....


Greater China in an Era of Globalization

by Baogang Guo, Sujian Guo, Jing Men & Jerome S. Hsiang et al. Lexington Books (December 03, 2009)

Greater China in an Era of Globalization examines China's rise, its role in the greater China region, and its influence in other regions of the world. It also analyzes the idea of 'Chinese globalization' and...


Globalization and the Environment

by Peter Christoff & Robyn Eckersley Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 28, 2013)

This book by two leading scholars offers the first systematic analysis of the relationship between globalization and the environment from the early Modern period to the present. Peter Christoff and Robyn Eckersley...


Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World

by Clyde Wilcox, Alynna Lyon, Paul Christopher Manuel & José Damião Rodrigues et al. Lexington Books (November 12, 2012)

Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese Speaking World, edited by Paul Christopher Manuel, Alynna Lyon, and Clyde Wilcox, explores the legacy of the Portuguese...


Marginality and Crisis: Globalization and Identity in Contemporary Africa

by Rasheed Olaniyi Olaniyi, Olutayo Adesina, Akanmu G. Adebayo & David Moveh et al. Lexington Books (May 25, 2010)

Taking a multidisciplinary approach, this book evaluates the relations between globalization and Africa's multifarious challenges and identities. The nineteen chapters coalesce to demonstrate that the forces...


Postnational Musical Identities: Cultural Production, Distribution, and Consumption in a Globalized Scenario

by Ignacio Corona & Alejandro L. Madrid Lexington Books (December 28, 2007)

The interdisciplinary essays gathered in this volume explore how music audiences and markets are imagined in a globalized scenario, how music reflects and reflects upon new understandings of citizenship beyond...


How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

by Franklin Foer HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.”

The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."

The Wall Street Journal

"Foer’s...


Latin Lessons: How South America Stopped Listening to the United States and Started Prospering

by Hal Weitzman Wiley (December 30, 2011)

The mistakes the United States has made in Latin America-and the high price it will pay for them

Could it be that for the first time in history, the United States needs Latin America more than the other way round?...


Poverty Reduction in a Changing Climate

by Hari Bansha Dulal, John Weiss, Subrata Mitra & Jivanta Schottli et al. Lexington Books (February 14, 2013)

Poverty Reduction in a Changing Climate, edited by Hari Bansha Dulal, is a work which discusses the new innovations and funding mechanisms which have emerged in response to the rise of climate-related challenges...


China and East Asia's Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux

by Wei Liang & Faizullah Khilji Lexington Books (October 04, 2012)

China and East Asia’s Post-Crises Community: A Region in Flux, by Wei Liang and Faizullah Khilji, explores how an East Asian community is taking shape as a result of China’s emergence as a global economic...


Beyond Civilization: Society, Culture, and the Individual in the Age of Globalization

by Harry Redner Transaction Publishers (January 31, 2013)

“[Redner] examines how the processes unleashed by globalization are usurping civilization as a means of social organization and mode for arranging identity. He argues that as globalization begins to make the...


Africa and France: Postcolonial Cultures, Migration, and Racism

by Dominic Thomas Indiana University Press (March 20, 2013)

Africa and France reveals how increased control over immigration has changed cultural and social production, especially in theatre, literature, film, and even museum construction. A hated of foreigners, accompanied...


Culture and Civilization: Cosmopolitanism and the Global Polity

by Gabriel R. Ricci Transaction Publishers (January 23, 2013)

This volume focuses on cosmopolitanism, the global polity, and political ramifications of globalization. The introduction by Gabriel R. Ricci establishes context and provides an overview of the entire work....


Oil Supply Crises: Cooperation and Discord in the West

by Vessela Chakarova Lexington Books (November 26, 2012)

Chakarova offers the most comprehensive, up-to-date analysis of consumer countries’ policies and reactions to oil supply shortages. In addition to being a valuable source of information on oil market dynamics,...


Turkey's Accession to the European Union: Political and Economic Challenges

by Belgin Akçay & Bahri Yilmaz Lexington Books (November 15, 2012)

Turkey’s Accession to the European Union: Political and Economic Challenges, edited by Belgin Akçay and Bahri Yilmaz, examines economic and political assessments concerning Turkey’s road to inclusion in...


Europe and the Eastern Other: Comparative Perspectives on Politics, Religion and Culture before the Enlightenment

by Hassan Bashir Lexington Books (December 13, 2012)

Analyzing encounters between Europeans and their eastern others before the European Enlightenment, this book illustrates that adopting an intercultural perspective in western political theory is necessary because...


China Joins Global Governance: Cooperation and Contentions

by MINGJIANG LI, Wei Li, Yale Ferguson & David Fouquet et al. Lexington Books (September 28, 2012)

China Joins Global Governance: Cooperation and Contentions, edited by Mingjiang Li, provides a comprehensive and insightful examination of China’s role in global governance. The contributors make a significant...


The Invisible Wall of China

by Mohit Nayal VIJ Books (India) Pty Ltd (September 01, 2012)

The disintegration of Soviet Union in 1991, led to five new countries gaining independence in Central Asia. The Muslims, a predominant majority in the region, had faced religious suppression under the rule of...


Globalization on the Ground: Postbellum Guatemalan Democracy and Development

by Susanne Jonas, Nelson Amaro, Christopher Chase-Dunn & Gert Rosenthal et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 25, 2001)

This book presents research, analysis, and reflections on the major issues of Guatemalan development and democracy: the role of the military, the involvement of Mayan communities in national development, the...


World Trade and Investment Law Reimagined

by Álvaro Santos, Chantal Thomas & David Trubek Anthem Press (June 28, 2019)

World trade and investment law is in crisis: new and progressive ideas are needed.

Rules that facilitated globalization and supported global economic growth are being challenged. A system of global governance...