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  • Friction by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
    Friction (English, Paperback) Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing

    Challenging the view that globalization signifies a 'clash' of cultures, this book here develops friction in its place as a metaphor for the conflicting social interactions that make up our contemporary world. It shows how creative cultural differences are in the grip of worldly encounter, and how it is overlooked in theories of the global.

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  • Democracy and Prosperity by Torben Iversen
    Democracy and Prosperity (English, Hardback) Torben Iversen, David Soskice

    A groundbreaking new historical analysis of how global capitalism and advanced democracies mutually support each other...

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  • Climate Leviathan by Geoff Mann
    Climate Leviathan (English, Hardback) Geoff Mann, Joel Wainwright

    How climate change will affect our political theory?for better and worse...

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  • The Nationalist Revival by John B. Judis
    The Nationalist Revival (English, Paperback) John B. Judis

    Why Has Nationalism Come Roaring Back?...

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  • Soft Power by Joseph Nye
    Soft Power (English, Paperback) Joseph Nye

    What must the United States do to remain the global superpower--and stop alienating the rest of the world? The author of The Paradox of American Power has one clear answer: soft power.

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  • Globalization and Health by Johanna Hanefeld
    Globalization and Health (English, Paperback) Johanna Hanefeld

    Part of the Understanding Public Health series, this book offers students and practitioners an accessible exploration of global health. It explores the actors that shape global health, including private companies, foundations, civil society and multilateral organizations, and also some of the key issues in global health.

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  • The Global Transformation of Time by Vanessa Ogle
    The Global Transformation of Time (English, Hardback) Vanessa Ogle

    As railways, steamships, and telegraph communications brought distant places into unprecedented proximity, previously minor discrepancies in local time-telling became a global problem. Vanessa Ogle's chronicle of the struggle to standardize clock times and calendars from 1870 to 1950 highlights the many hurdles that proponents of uniformity faced.

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  • Bananas, Beaches and Bases by Cynthia Enloe
    Bananas, Beaches and Bases (English, Paperback) Cynthia Enloe

    Presents a radical analysis of globalization. This title examines recent events - Bangladeshi garment factory deaths, domestic workers in the Persian Gulf, Chinese global tourists, and the UN gender politics of guns - to reveal the crucial role of women in international politics today.

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  • The Globalization Paradox by Dani Rodrik
    The Globalization Paradox (English, Paperback) Dani Rodrik

    Globalization, Rodrik argues, rests on shaky foundations. Despite the benefits it has brought to much of the world, there are profound conflicts of interest between democracy, national determination, and full economic globalization. He traces the idea's history, pinpoints its weaknesses, and points the way forward to a new 'smart globalization'

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  • Local Histories/Global Designs by Walter D. Mignolo
    Local Histories/Global Designs (English, Paperback) Walter D. Mignolo

    Explores the crucial notion of "colonial difference" in the study of the modern colonial world and traces the emergence of an epistemic shift, which author calls "border thinking". This title expands the horizons of debates under way in postcolonial studies of Asia and Africa by dwelling in the genealogy of thoughts of South/Central America.

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  • Introduction to Global Studies by John McCormick
    Introduction to Global Studies (English, Paperback) John McCormick

    This textbook provides a multidisciplinary introduction to Global and International Studies. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, this textbook is ideal for undergraduate students worldwide who are taking introductory modules in Global and International Studies.

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  • The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing
    The Corruption of Capitalism (English, Paperback) Guy Standing

    Standing demonstrates why, in the interests of democracy and our common wealth, the rise of rentier capitalism must be resisted.

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  • After Europe by Ivan Krastev
    After Europe (English, Hardback) Ivan Krastev

    In this provocative book, renowned public intellectual Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the European Union--and its potential lack of a future. With far-right nationalist parties on the rise across the continent and the United Kingdom planning for Brexit, the European Union is in disarray and plagued by doubts as never before. Krastev includes chapters devoted to Europe's major problems...

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  • One World Now by Peter Singer
    One World Now (English, Paperback) Peter Singer

    One World Now seamlessly integrates major developments of the past decade into Peter Singer's classic text on the ethics of globalization

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  • Art, Commerce and Colonialism 1600-1800 by Emma Barker
    Art, Commerce and Colonialism 1600-1800 (English, Paperback) Emma Barker

    The book re-examines the field of Renaissance art history by exploring the art of this era in the light of global connections. It considers the movement of objects, ideas and technologies and its significance for European art and material culture, analysing images through the lens of cultural encounter and conflict. -- .

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  • The Global Turn by Eve Darian-Smith
    The Global Turn (English, Paperback) Eve Darian-Smith, Philip C. McCarty

    The ability to deploy interdisciplinary theoretical perspectives that speak to interconnected global dimensions is critical if one's work is to be relevant and applicable to the emerging global-scale issues of our time. The Global Turn is a guide for students and scholars across all areas of the social sciences and humanities who wish to embark on global-studies research projects. The authors...

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  • The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman
    The World is Flat (English, Paperback) Thomas L. Friedman

    Explores both the benefits and disadvantages of the developments in global communication. The author discusses the annoyance and dangers of BlackBerrys in meeting rooms, hands-free kits in conversation, and using a phone or iPod whilst driving.

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  • Creative Destruction by Tyler Cowen
    Creative Destruction (English, Paperback) Tyler Cowen

    Presents an economist's eye to bear on an age-old question: Are market exchange and aesthetic quality friends or foes? This book asks what happens when cultures collide through trade, whether technology destroys native arts, why (and whether) Hollywood movies rule the world, and whether 'globalized' culture is dumbing down societies everywhere.

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  • Globalization by Lui Hebron
    Globalization (English, Paperback) Lui Hebron, John F. Stack

    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 and platform for student learning, the book gives readers the tools to unravel the complexities of globalization in all its facets.

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  • Prime Movers of Globalization by Vaclav Smil
    Prime Movers of Globalization (English, Paperback) Vaclav Smil

    The story of how diesel engines and gas turbines, used to power cargo ships and jet airplanes, made today's globally integrated economy possible.

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