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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,...


Drug War Capitalism

by Dawn Paley

Drug Wars are good business.


Framing the Global: Entry Points for Research

by Hilary E. Kahn & Saskia Sassen

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...


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

by Jeffery R. Webber

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


Civilizations and World Order: Geopolitics and Cultural Difference

by Ismail Yaylaci, M. Akif Kayapinar, Fred Dallmayr & Çiğdem Çıdam et al.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


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

by Ricardo Cortés

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

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

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...


A Study on Globalizing Cities: Theoretical Frameworks and China's Modes

by Zhenhua Zhou

A Study on Globalizing Cities is the latest masterpiece by Zhou Zhenhua, a famous Chinese economist, who closely tracks the theoretical study of global cities and is actively engaged in the strategic research...


The Global Economy in Transition: Debt and Resource Scarcities

by Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller

This book is a collection of essays written by Ambassador, Professor Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller from the middle of 2009 to end of 2012, commenting on global economic and political events, which reflect Moeller's...


A New Economic Growth Engine for China: Escaping the Middle-income Trap by Not Doing More of the Same

by Wing Thye Woo, Ming Lu, Jeffrey D Sachs & Zhao Chen

This volume is a report by leading international economic experts on China's economic priorities in the coming years. From various aspects of the domestic and foreign situation, China has now reached a critical...


Asian Economic Systems

by Steven Rosefielde

Asian Economic Systems provides readers with a crisp analytic framework, concepts and narrative highlighting contemporary Asia's systemic diversity. The framework facilitates insightful comparison with the western...


Struggling with Success: Challenges Facing the International Economy

by ANNE O KRUEGER

Globalization, by which is meant the increasing economic interdependence among nations, has been a critical ingredient in enabling enormous improvement in mankind's condition. While progress has not always been...


The China Wave: Rise of a Civilizational State

by Weiwei Zhang

This is a best-seller in China and a geopolitical book for our times. As a leading thinker from China, Zhang Weiwei provides an original, comprehensive and engrossing study on the rise of China and its effective...