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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...


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...


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 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...


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...


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...


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

by Eyad Masad, Phillip W. Gray, Hassan Bashir & Rosemarie Tong 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...


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...


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...


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...


Edges of Global Transformation

by Anne Kathrine Larsen, Harald Aspen, Håkon Fyhn & Marianna Betti et al. Lexington Books (August 15, 2018)

Through nine ethnographic case-studies, Edges of Global Transformation explores situations where global transformations associated with neoliberalism meet local realities. The “edge” of transformation is...


Liberalization and Culture in Contemporary Israel

by Ari Ofengenden Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

In this book Ari Ofengenden examines the ways that Israel’s integration into global economy has affected its main stream culture. Ofengenden uses works of Israeli film, literature, and television, from the...


Post-Colonial Cameroon

by Julius A. Amin, Joseph Takougang, Lotsmart Fonjong & Walter Gam Nkwi et al. Lexington Books (June 13, 2018)

In this unique volume, leading scholars examine how Cameroonians organize and experience their lives under Cameroonian leadership and local responses to that leadership. The volume offers essential case studies...


Africans and Globalization

by Oyinlola Longe, Karim Traore, Akinloye Ojo & S. A. Ogunpitan et al. Lexington Books (November 22, 2017)

Africans and Globalization: Linguistic, Literary, and Technological Contents and Discontents considers the substance and dissatisfactions of globalization on Africa and its Diaspora. Although variously framed...


Fast Food Globalization in the Provincial Philippines

by Ty Matejowsky Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

Few contemporary societies remain beyond the global reach of today’s fast food industry. In both profound and subtle ways, this style of cuisine and the corporate brands that promote it have effectively transformed...


Migration and Development in Africa

by John A. Arthur, Mary Boatemaa Setrana, Steve Tonah & Kwadwo Owusu et al. Lexington Books (August 28, 2017)

There are only a few studies that analyze the complex relationship between Migration and development in Africa. The book presents the main trends in African migration since the last two decades. It analyzes...


Volatile Social Movements and the Origins of Terrorism

by Christine Sixta Rinehart Lexington Books (December 15, 2012)

Although many scholars have studied terrorism, few scholars have ever studied terrorism from the aspect of its initial origins in social movements. Not only is research concerning this phenomenon outdated, but...


Growth against Democracy

by H. L. T. Quan Lexington Books (August 20, 2012)

Growth against Democracy: Savage Developmentalism in the Modern World, by H.L.T. Quan is a compelling interrogation of the ways in which we have thought about modernity, capitalism, and democracy, and how those...


Brazil, the United States, and the South American Subsystem

by Carlos Gustavo Poggio Teixeira Lexington Books (July 30, 2012)

The United States has often acted as an empire in Latin America. Nevertheless, there has been an obvious dissimilarity between U.S. actions in South America and U.S. actions in the rest of Latin America, which...


Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End

by Mary Manjikian Lexington Books (March 16, 2012)

In Mary Manjikian’s Apocalypse and Post-Politics: The Romance of the End, apocalypse-themed novels of contemporary America and historic Britain are affirmed as a creative luxury of development. Manjikian examines...


Water Resource Conflicts and International Security: A Global Perspective

by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi Lexington Books (December 16, 2011)

Water Resource Conflicts and International Security: A Global Perspective is an edited collection by Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi which analyzes the increasing global demand for water in economic and social development,...


Overcoming America / America Overcoming: Can We Survive Modernity?

by Stephen C. Rowe Lexington Books (November 16, 2011)

America is in the process of overcoming the modern, which is expressed negatively as hyper-individualism, materialism, moral disease, fundamentalism, and nihilistic terrorism. In its positive expression the...


The Global Industrial Complex: Systems of Domination

by Steven Best, Richard Kahn, Anthony J. Nocella Ii & Peter McLaren Lexington Books (September 16, 2011)

The Global Industrial Complex: Systems of Domination, is a groundbreaking collection of essays by leading scholars from wide scholarly and activist backgrounds who examine the entangled array of contemporary...


Globalization in Africa: Perspectives on Development, Security, and the Environment

by Moses E. U. Tedheke, Etham B. Mijah, Usman A. Tar & Malami Muhammad Maishanu et al. Lexington Books (October 28, 2016)

This book critically examines the impact of globalization on development, security, and the environment in Africa. It assesses multiple fronts of crises unleashed by globalization: development and governance,...


Power, Powerlessness, and Globalization: Contemporary Politics in the Global South

by Opoku Agyeman Lexington Books (August 20, 2014)

This book examines the historical forces that have shaped contemporary politics in the Global South, drawing from events in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. It provides insights on internal political processes...


SARS from East to West

by Lan Xue, Eva-Karin Olsson, Eric K. Stern & Edward Deverell et al. Lexington Books (November 09, 2011)

SARS from East to West is the production of international collaboration investigating the first major pandemic in the new millennium, SARS. As the only major outbreak of a deadly infectious disease in modern...


Global Pulls on the Korean Communities in Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires

by Won K. Yoon Lexington Books (June 10, 2015)

This book looks at two Korean communities, one in Sao Paulo and the other in Buenos Aires, in order to identify the global pulls that have affected Korean identity formation, community development patterns,...


Delimiting Modernities: Conceptual Challenges and Regional Responses

by Ralph Weber, Sven Trakulhun, Andrea Riemenschnitter & Gudrun Krämer et al. Lexington Books (February 12, 2015)

This book transcends the sometimes narrow boundaries of the debates over modernities within the established academic disciplines and seeks to turn the unavoidable friction brought about by this interdisciplinary...


Japan Viewed from Interdisciplinary Perspectives: History and Prospects

by Yoneyuki Sugita, Mayako Shimamoto, Steven Heine & Toru Oga et al. Lexington Books (October 29, 2015)

Situating itself within contemporary Japan, this edited collection raises questions about globalization, Japan's relationships with other Asian countries, and the continued importance of U.S.–Japan relations....


Creative Capitalism, Multitudinous Creativity: Radicalities and Alterities

by Barbara Szaniecki, Giuseppe Cocco, Cristina Morini & Eeva Berglund et al. Lexington Books (August 20, 2015)

This book aims to counter the normative functioning of creativity in capitalism by opening new pathways for creative practices that can become influential. This analysis includes contributions from a variety...


Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies

by Roopinder Oberoi, Dhirendra K. Vajpeyi, Rabi N. Kar & Antonio Buainain et al. Lexington Books (December 24, 2015)

This book analyzes issues related to multinational corporations, their immense economic and political influence in a globalized world, and corporate social responsibility. It offers a unique discussion of corporate...


Resilient Borders and Cultural Diversity: Internationalism, Brand Nationalism, and Multiculturalism in Japan

by Koichi Iwabuchi Lexington Books (May 06, 2015)

This book discusses how the evolution of market-driven cultural globalization has reinforced the administration of national cultural borders in Japan. As a result of these processes, a particular kind of cross-border...


Deconstructing Global Citizenship: Political, Cultural, and Ethical Perspectives

by Phillip W. Gray, Hassan Bashir, Nancy Small & Alexandria Innes et al. Lexington Books (October 30, 2015)

The focus of this collection of essays is to explore issues which relate to processes that collectively constitute globalization and the historical and contemporary notions of national citizenship. The essays...


Waves of Social Movement Mobilizations in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges to the Neo-Liberal World Order and Democracy

by Rasim Özgür Dönmez, Nahide Konak, Mark Purcell & Gökçe Bayindir Goularas et al. Lexington Books (February 26, 2015)

Using case studies from around the world, this book analyzes the recent wave of social movement and protests.


Communicating Global to Local Resiliency: A Case Study of the Transition Movement

by Emily Polk Lexington Books (April 23, 2015)

In light of impending global climate and financial crises, it is imperative to analyze models for positive social change that are focused on building community resiliency and sustainability. This book explores...