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The World Is Flat 3.0

by Thomas L. Friedman & Oliver Wyman

This Independence Day edition of The World is Flat 3.0 includes an an exclusive preview of That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back, by Thomas L. Friedman...


The Right to Stay Home: How US Policy Drives Mexican Migration

by David Bacon

The story of the growing resistance of Mexican communities to the poverty that forces people to migrate to the United States

 

People across Mexico are being forced into migration, and while 11 percent of that...


How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

by Franklin Foer

Soccer is much more than a game, or even a way of life. It is a perfect window into the cross–currents of today's world, with all its joys and its sorrows. In this remarkably insightful, wide–ranging work...


Consuming the Congo: War and Conflict Minerals in the World's Deadliest Place

by Peter Eichstaedt

Going behind the headlines and deep into the brutal world of the Congo, this exposé examines why eastern Congo is the most dangerous place on the planet. While the Western world takes for granted its creature...


Africa Rising: How 900 Million African Consumers Offer More Than You Think, Adobe Reader

by Vijay Mahajan

With more than 900 million consumers, the continent of Africa is one of the world’s fastest growing markets. In Africa Rising, renowned global business consultant Vijay Mahajan reveals this remarkable marketplace...


Is there a future for Carbon Capture and Storage in Poland?

by Michal Drabik

The climate is changing, the average temperature on Earth is rising, the EU is concerned and Poland is developing. Despite the fact that the country is trying to make up economically for lost time under Communism,...


21st-Century Diplomacy: A Practitioner's Guide

by Kishan S. Rana

Text that focuses on the contemporary practice of diplomacy, looking

at how states deal with each other and analyzing elements of change.


The Econosphere: What Makes the Economy Really Work, How to Protect It, and Maximize Your Opportunity for Financial Prosperity,

by Craig Thomas

“For an engaging, insightful, and somewhat quirky take on how our economy works, The Econosphere is a must read. Craig Thomas does a masterful job of explaining basic economic fundamentals so that anyone...


Pharmaceutical Autonomy and Public Health in Latin America: State, Society and Industry in Brazil's AIDS Program: State, Society and Industry in Brazi

by Matthew B. Flynn

Brazil has occupied a central role in the access to medicines movement, especially with respect to drugs used to treat those with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that causes the acquired immune deficiency...


Topography of Politics in Rural China: The Story of Xiaocun

by Xiaoyang Zhu

Contemporary Chinese rural life is placed in sharp theoretical and practical focus in this book. State-of-the-art techniques and perspectives are combined to take the reader into Xiaocun, a small village on...


From Silence to Protest: International Perspectives on Weakly Resourced Groups

by Didier Chabanet & Frédéric Royall

The editors of this book examine social movement scholars' use of contemporary concepts and paradigms in the study of protest as they analyse the extent to which these tools are valid (or not) in very different...


Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them

by Philippe Legrain

Immigration divides our globalizing world like no other issue. We are swamped by illegal immigrants and infiltrated by terrorists, our jobs stolen, our welfare system abused, our way of life destroyed--or so...


Drug War Capitalism

by Dawn Paley

Drug Wars are good business.


Global Knowledge Production in the Social Sciences: Made in Circulation

by Wiebke Keim, Ercüment Çelik & Christian Ersche

An innovative contribution to debates on the internationalization and globalization of the social sciences, this book pays particular attention to their theoretical and epistemological reconfiguration in the...


In Spite of Oceans: Migrant Voices

by Huma Qureshi

In Spite of Oceans: Migrant Voices explores the individual journeys of generations in transition from the South Asian subcontinent to England. Poignantly written, and based on real events and interviews, what...


The Real Global Warming Disaster

by Christopher Booker

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...


The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities

by Mancur Olson

The years since World War II have seen rapid shifts in the relative positions of different countries and regions. Leading political economist Mancur Olson offers a new and compelling theory to explain these...


Migrant Care Workers: Searching for New Horizons

by Karen Christensen & Ingrid Guldvik

Cristensen and Guldvik's Migrant Care Workers provides insight to the historical context for public care work and shows how migration policies, general welfare and long-term care policies as well as cultural...


Global Revival of Left and Socialism Versus Capitalism and Globalization and China's Share

by Pu Guoliang & Xiong Guangqing

This book is the result of a research sub-topic, titled as "The Relations of the Two Systems and China's Foreign Strategies in the Process of Globalization in the Post-Cold War Era". The main research project...


From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia: Class Struggle, Indigenous Liberation, and the Politics of Evo Morales

by Jeffery Webber

An accessible, yet insightful, look into the promise, potential, and political contradictions of Evo Morales' first term.