Global Politics as if People Mattered by Mary Ann Tétreault

By Mary Ann Tétreault

What might diplomacy seem like if our theories and analyses all started with members, households, and groups rather than executives, geographical regions, and militaries? finally, it truly is those who make up towns, states, and firms, and it really is their ideals and behaviors that specify why a few components of the realm look so peaceable whereas others look so violent, why a few societies are so wealthy whereas others are so terrible.

Now in a completely up-to-date and revised version, this detailed textual content on modern international politics starts off with humans, treating them as "social participants" with unfastened will and human employer whilst they're restricted and disciplined via principles and rulers. delivering a clean method of international politics, this dynamic writer crew trades views with one another and with such eminent social theorists as Michel Foucault and Hannah Arendt to strengthen their resonant subject.

Using useful examples in addition to conception, the authors convey scholars how they could take cost in their lives and the politics that impact them, even within the context of an enormous worldwide economic system and impersonal foreign forces that typically look uncontrolled. full of idealism, but firmly grounded in present realities, Global Politics as though humans Mattered is a clean tackle the correct position and capability of people in global politics—front and middle, actively engaged in a lifestyle that's as politically own because it is politically robust. This precise textual content, an ideal interpreting for lower-division politics classes, is helping scholars to carve out their very own political area within the modern international order.

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Ecofeminism by Mies, Maria; Salleh, Ariel; Shiva, Vandana

By Mies, Maria; Salleh, Ariel; Shiva, Vandana

This groundbreaking paintings is still as correct this day as while it used to be while first released. Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva, world-renowned feminist environmental activists, critique winning monetary theories, traditional suggestions of women's emancipation, the parable of 'catching up' improvement, the philosophical foundations of contemporary technology and expertise, and the omission of ethics whilst discussing so many  Read more...

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Business and Politics: A Comparative Introduction, Second by Graham K. Wilson

By Graham K. Wilson

Wilson presents a survey starting from the disorganized and ill-coordinated development of business-government family within the usa to the orderly and shut integration of commercial and executive in Japan and the neocorporatist international locations of Europe. He analyzes the conditions that advertise or inhibit fiscal progress and the criteria that give a contribution to nearer and extra cordial family members in a few international locations than in others.

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Global Citizens: Social Movements and the Challenge of by Marjorie Mayo

By Marjorie Mayo

The sunrise of the 21st century has been observed via an upsurge of anti-capitalist campaigning, demanding the very foundation of the hot global fiscal order. This ebook units out to discover the teachings from those studies of social mobilization. How can non-governmental agencies, group established agencies and the hard work and alternate union move advance powerful campaigning alliances--without changing into institutionalized and included themselves? How can they stability instant earnings and long term concepts for transformation? How can they achieve media cognizance with no wasting keep watch over of the message? and the way can social activities strengthen organizational kinds which are surely consultant and democratically responsible, globally? Mayo explores those questions via case reviews, and concludes with classes for development worldwide demanding situations to neo-liberal agendas and constructing extra transformative ways.

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Winners and Losers of EU Integration: Policy Issues for by Helen Tang

By Helen Tang

The Czech capital marketplace has now not performed a massive position within the improvement of the Czech economic climate up to now. at the different hand... it's been used and sometimes abused as a device of wealth redistribution within the CR [Czech Republic], and has prompted the end result of winners and losers of the transformation method thus far. Ten nations in important and japanese eu (CEECs) have utilized for club within the ecu Union (EU). they can achieve from replacing classes of studies and most sensible practices with one another as they tackle the typical set of demanding situations of their education for european accession. The 'EU Integration' community of analysis institutes within the ten CEECs presents a necessary discussion board for such exchanges on key financial, social and political concerns concerning european club. This quantity comprises the papers provided on the first assembly of the european integration community, in addition to a few history papers. The papers search to spot the most monetary, social and political teams that will achieve or lose from accession, and spotlight the coverage changes at the components of either the ecu and the CEECs to ease the accession technique. The individuals contain researchers from the 10 CEECs, in addition to from present european member countries.This booklet may be of curiosity ot examine associations, governments, and nongovernmental businesses.

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Readings in Globalization: Key Concepts and Major Debates by George Ritzer

By George Ritzer

This certain and fascinating anthology introduces scholars to the main suggestions of globalization in the context of the most important debates and disputes.Introduces globalization via its easy suggestions, instead of thematically; a specific process that offers scholars with a greater grab of what social technological know-how has to provide at the topicUtilizes thoughts from interdisciplinary assets, bringing jointly paintings from key figures throughout a couple of fields - from Weber and Marx, to modern figures within the box, together with Beck, Bauman, Castells, and Homi BhabhaIncludes excerpts to demonstrate principles, all at a suitable point of hassle for an undergraduate audienceOffers all of this within the dynamic context of significant debates surrounding the fundamental strategies and the elemental realities of globalizationDesigned so it may be used independently, or along Ritzer’s Globalization: A easy Text for a whole scholar source

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