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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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Challenges of the Developing World

by Howard Handelman & Rex Brynen Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 14, 2019)

The updated ninth edition of Challenges of the Developing World examines political, social, and economic development in the diverse countries of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America. In doing so,...


Globalization and Islamism: Beyond Fundamentalism

by Nevzat Soguk Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2010)

This book explores non-Arab Islamic orientations, convincingly showing that Islam as a historical force has been characteristically more tolerant, pluralistic, and flexible than contemporary Islamist movements...


Environmental Politics for a Changing World

by Ronnie D. Lipschutz & Doreen Stabinsky Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 12, 2018)

This book argues that environmental problems are, first and foremost, political and, therefore, about power. Using a framework of political economy and political ecology, the authors deconstruct current environmental...


Globalization and Feminist Activism

by Mary E. Hawkesworth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 01, 2018)

This thoroughly updated edition provides a comprehensive overview of two centuries of transnational feminist efforts to produce a more just global order. Mary Hawkesworth explores how social, economic, and political...


Globalization and Social Movements: Islamism, Feminism, and the Global Justice Movement

by Valentine M. Moghadam Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

This clear and concise book examines social movements and transnational networks in the context of globalization in all its forms—economic, political, cultural, and technological alike.


Globalization and American Popular Culture

by Lane Crothers Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 13, 2012)

Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this concise and insightful book explores the ways American popular products such as movies, music, television programs, fast food, sports, and even clothing styles...


An Introduction to World Politics: Conflict and Consensus on a Small Planet

by Richard Oliver Collin & Pamela L. Martin Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 13, 2012)

This book written for introductory-level students of global politics examines the connections and conflicts among peoples on our planet and relates them in a personalized way. While other world politics texts...


Globalization and American Popular Culture

by Lane Crothers Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 10, 2017)

Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this concise and insightful book explores the ways American popular products such as movies, music, television programs, fast food, sports, and even clothing styles...


Globalization and Sovereignty

by John Agnew Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2017)

This provocative and important text offers a new way of thinking about sovereignty, both past and present. Distinguished geographer John Agnew boldly challenges the widely popular story that state sovereignty...


Globalization and Citizenship

by Hans Schattle Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 16, 2012)

This lively and invigorating book explores the complex relationship between globalization and citizenship. From Cairo to Beijing, campaigns for civil rights and democracy around the world are intensifying and...


Globalization and Media

by Jack Lule Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 17, 2017)

The fully updated third edition of this lively and accessible book argues for the central role of media in understanding globalization. Indeed, Jack Lule convincingly shows that globalization could not have...


Around the World in Eighty Wines

by Mike Veseth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 01, 2017)

Inspired by Jules Verne’s classic adventure tale, Mike Veseth takes his readers Around the World in Eighty Wines. The journey starts in London, Phileas Fogg’s home base, and follows Fogg’s itinerary to...


Approaching the Nuclear Tipping Point

by James E. Goodby Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 25, 2017)

Globalization and technology have created new challenges to national governments. As a result, they now must share power with other entities, such as regional and global organizations or large private economic...


The Puzzle of Twenty-First-Century Globalization

by Patrice Franko & Stephen C. Stamos Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 02, 2017)

The Puzzle of Twenty-First-Century Globalization provides a clear and concise toolkit to understand how trade, finance, and production bind us in a globally connected international system. Presenting both the...


Global Governance Diplomacy

by Jean-Robert Leguey-Feilleux Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 01, 2017)

Nations, even the most powerful, cannot cope by themselves with many of the problems confronting them. Collective efforts are needed, and diplomacy is a key element in this process. This text examines how diplomacy...


Globalization: Debunking the Myths

by Lui Hebron & John F. Stack Jr. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 22, 2016)

Now in a revised and updated edition, this balanced and clearly written text explores globalization and its impact from economic, political, social, environmental, and cultural perspectives. Providing a framework...


Drug Trafficking and International Security

by Paul Rexton Kan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 18, 2016)

Each chapter examines how drug trafficking affects a certain security issue, such as rogue nations, weak and failing states, protracted intrastate conflicts, terrorism, transnational crime, public health, and...


The Ethics of Interdependence: Global Human Rights and Duties

by William F. Felice Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 15, 2016)

This powerful book explores new global human rights duties through four case studies: mass incarceration in the United States, LGBT rights in Africa, women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, and environmental rights...


Globalization and Migration: A World in Motion

by Eliot Dickinson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 20, 2016)

Focusing on the intersection between globalization and migration, this text traces a dynamic process that has incorporated millions of migrants into a vast economic marketplace. Dickinson explores the contradictions...


Understanding Globalization: The Social Consequences of Political, Economic, and Environmental Change

by Robert K. Schaeffer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 14, 2016)

This book introduces students to the concept of globalization, providing an essential history, overview of key themes and theories, and a wealth of engaging examples. The fifth edition has been completely revised...


Challenges of the Developing World

by Howard Handelman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 04, 2016)

For many Westerners, the challenges faced by Less Developed Countries, or LDCs, seem remote until a major event bursts into the news and demands our attention, such as the rise of the Islamic State and the Syrian...


Globalization and Militarism: Feminists Make the Link

by Cynthia Enloe Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 29, 2016)

Written by one of the world’s leading feminist scholars, this masterful and provocative new, up-dated edition charts how women’s desires to be patriotic yet feminine and men’s fears of being feminized...


Emerging Security Threats in the Middle East: The Impact of Climate Change and Globalization

by Ashok Swain & Anders Jägerskog Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 12, 2016)

Increasingly the Middle East and its growing population face a highly complex and fragile security system. The book analyzes these emerging security challenges in a comprehensive and systematic manner. It draws...


Global Security in the Twenty-First Century: The Quest for Power and the Search for Peace

by Sean Kay Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2015)

This thoroughly updated edition offers a balanced introduction to contemporary security dilemmas throughout the world. Writing in an engaging style, Sean Kay integrates traditional and emerging challenges in...


Globalization and Culture: Global Mélange

by Jan Nederveen Pieterse Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 12, 2015)

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...