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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,...


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

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...


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...


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

In this beautifully-argued book, Karen Cristensen and Ingrid Guldvik provide a comparatively-based insight to the historical context for public care work and show how migration policies, general welfare and...


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...


Challenges of Development in Africa: The Missing Technology Link, the Morbid Corruption Pandemic

by AUSTIN ANEKE & Sarah Davies

Undoubtedly, Africa has experienced its fair share of pains during the process of world development. As it remains the most underdeveloped continent, with disproportionate levels of intimidation, domination...


21st Century Democracy Promotion in the Americas: Standing up for the Polity

by Jorge Heine & Brigitte Weiffen

This volume examines the promotion and defense of democracy in the Americas. Taking the Inter-American Democratic Charter (IADC) of 2001 as a baseline, it charts the evolution of the issue over the past decade....


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...


Runaway World

by Anthony Giddens

'Before the current global era it is impossible to imagine that comparable events [like September 11] could have occurred, reflecting as they do our new-found interdependence. The rise of global terrorism, like...


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...


Wine Wars: The Curse of the Blue Nun, the Miracle of Two Buck Chuck, and the Revenge of the Terroirists

by Mike Veseth

Globalization has pushed back the borders of the wine world, creating a complex, interconnected market where Old World and New World wines and producers compete head to head. Writing with wit and verve, Mike...


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...


From Empires to Imperialism: The State and the Rise of Bourgeois Civilisation

by Boris Kagarlitsky

Translated from the original Russian, this book analyzes the economic development of leading European empires and the United States of America. The author exposes the myths of the spontaneous emergence of the...