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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

by Noam Chomsky

What kind of world are we leaving to our grandchildren? How are the discontents kindled today likely to blaze and explode tomorrow?<BR><BR>From escalating climate change to the devastation in Syria, pandemic state surveillance to looming nuclear

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Global Distributive Justice

An Introduction

by Chris Armstrong

<p>Global distributive justice is now part of mainstream political debate. It incorporates issues that are now a familiar feature of the political landscape, such as global poverty, trade justice, aid to the developing world and debt ...

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Global Environmental Politics

Problems, Policy and Practice

by Hayley Stevenson

<p>Concern about humanity's impact on the planet has never been greater, but what are the drivers of environmental change? This wide-ranging introductory textbook outlines the competing explanations of why environmental problems occur and ...

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Global Financial Integration Thirty Years On

From Reform to Crisis

by Geoffrey R. D. Underhill, Jasper Blom & Daniel Mügge

<p>Early in the new millennium it appeared that a long period of financial crisis had come to an end, but the world now faces renewed and greater turmoil. This 2010 volume analyses the past three decades of global financial integration and ...

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Global Frontiers of Social Development in Theory and Practice

Climate, Economy, and Justice

by B. Mohan

<p>This volume examines developmentality and the archeology of its social practices, unfolding systemic failures that muffle progress. Economic, climate, and social justice are the areas of focus for this analysis of human-social development in ...

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Global Governance and Local Peace

Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding

by Susanna P. Campbell

<p>Why do international peacebuilding organizations sometimes succeed and sometimes fail, even within the same country? Bridging the gaps between the peacekeeping, peacebuilding, and global governance scholarship, this book argues that ...

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Global Governance from Regional Perspectives

A Critical View

by Anna Triandafyllidou

<p>Global Governance from Regional Perspectives argues that the academic debate on global governance has neglected the combination of power with value constellations/culture. Both input and output legitimacy, for instance, or the exercise of ...

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Global Health Governance in International Society

by Jeremy Youde

<p>In the 1980s, health was a marginal issue on the international political agenda, and it barely figured into donor states' foreign aid allocation. Within a generation, health had developed a robust set of governance structures that drive ...

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Global Historical Sociology

by Julian Go & George Lawson

<p>Bringing together historical sociologists from Sociology and International Relations, this collection lays out the international, transnational, and global dimensions of social change. It reveals the shortcomings of existing scholarship and ...

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Global Human Smuggling

Comparative Perspectives

by David Kyle & Rey Koslowski

<p>Ten years ago the topic of human smuggling and trafficking was relatively new for academic researchers, though the practice itself is very old. Since the first edition of this volume was published, much has changed globally, directly ...

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Global Issues

Selections from CQ Researcher

by CQ Researcher

<em>CQ Researcher’s</em> <strong>Global Issues </strong>offers an in-depth and nuanced look at a wide range of today’s most pressing issues. The 2016 edition of this annual reader looks at topics such as the European migration crisis, terrorism ...

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Global Issues

Selections from CQ Researcher

by CQ Researcher

<p>Written by award-winning <em><strong>CQ Researcher</strong></em> journalists, this collection of non-partisan reports offers an in-depth examination of today’s most pressing global issues. The 2018 edition of this annual reader looks at ...

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Global Issues

Selections from CQ Researcher

by CQ Researcher

<p>Written by award-winning CQ Researcher journalists, this collection of non-partisan reports offers an in-depth examination of today’s most pressing global issues. With reports ranging from rising sea levels, to global population pressures, to

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Global Legal Pluralism

A Jurisprudence of Law beyond Borders

by Paul Schiff Berman

<p>We live in a world of legal pluralism, where a single act or actor is potentially regulated by multiple legal or quasi-legal regimes imposed by state, substate, transnational, supranational and nonstate communities. Navigating these spheres ...

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Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications

by Kirsten Rodine-Hardy

<p>In recent years, liberalization, privatization and deregulation have become commonplace in sectors once dominated by government-owned monopolies. In telecommunications, for example, during the 1990s, more than 129 countries established ...

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Global Norms and Local Courts

Translating the Rule of Law in Bangladesh

by Tobias Berger

<p>What happens to transnational norms when they travel from one place to another? How do norms change when they move; and how do they affect the place where they arrive? This book develops a novel theoretical account of norm translation that is

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Global Norms with a Local Face

Rule-of-Law Promotion and Norm Translation

by Lisbeth Zimmermann

<p>To what extent are global rule-of-law norms, which external actors promote in post-conflict states, localized? Who decides whether global standards or local particularities prevail? This book offers a new approach to the debate about how the ...

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Global Politics in the 21st Century

by Robert J. Jackson

<p>Objective, critical, optimistic, and with a global focus, this textbook combines international relations theory, history, up-to-date research, and current affairs to give students a comprehensive, unbiased understanding of international ...

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Global Power Revelry and South China Sea

by Lester B Stone

<p>South China Sea is the dominant term used in English for the sea, and the name in most European languages is equivalent, but it is sometimes called by different names in China’s neighboring countries, often reflecting historical claims to ...

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Global Powers

Michael Mann's Anatomy of the Twentieth Century and Beyond

by Ralph Schroeder

<p>Michael Mann is a central figure in contemporary sociology. His analysis of how the four sources of social power - ideological, economic, military and political - have shaped world history is a major contribution to social science. In this ...

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