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Globalization

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Revolt

Revolt

Author: Nadav Eyal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/02/2021

'A well-written and thought-provoking account of the current crisis of globalization. Not everyone will agree with Eyal's interpretation, but few will remain indifferent.' -Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens Revolt is an eloquent and provocative challenge to the prevailing wisdom about the rise of nationalism and populism today. With a vibrant and informed voice, Nadav Eyal illustrates how modern globalization is unsustainable. He contends that the collapse of the current world order is not so much about the imbalance between technological advances and social progress, or the breakdown of liberal democracy, as it is about a passion to upend and destroy power structures that have become hollow, corrupt, or simply unresponsive to urgent needs. Eyal illuminates the forces both benign and malignant that have so rapidly transformed our economic, political, and cultural realities, shedding light not only on the globalized revolution that has come to define our time but also on the counterrevolution waged by those globalization has marginalized and exploited. With a mixture of journalistic narrative, penetrating vignettes, and original analysis, Revolt shows that within the mainstream the left and right have much in common. Teasing out the connections among distressed Pennsylvania coal miners, anarchists in communes on the outskirts of Athens, neo-Nazis in Germany, and Syrian refugee families whom he accompanied from the shores of Greece to their destination in Germany, Eyal shows how their stories feed our current state of unrest. More than just an analysis of the present, though, Revolt also takes a hard look at lessons from the past, from the Opium Wars in China to colonialist Haiti to the Marshall Plan. With these historical ties, Eyal shows that the roots of revolt have always been deep and strong. The current uprisings are no passing phenomenon-revolt is the new status quo.

Globalization and American Popular Culture

Globalization and American Popular Culture

Author: Lane Crothers Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2021

Globalization and American Popular Culture

Globalization and American Popular Culture

Author: Lane Crothers Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2021

The Globalization of Freight Transportation

The Globalization of Freight Transportation

Author: David Guerrero Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

Canada's Fluid Borders

Canada's Fluid Borders

Author: Patricia Dewey-Lambert, Monica Gattinger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/12/2020

Les politiques de commerce et d'investissement font face a un environnement geopolitique en evolution. Ils font face egalement a des defis resultant des interactions et des limites propres aux accords sur le commerce et l'investissement avec d'autres pays. Ces defis lies au passage des frontieres internationales adoptent diverses formes et relevent de secteurs varies comprenant le commerce de l'energie, la securite alimentaire et des enjeux lies a l'environnement et a la sante publique. De facon similaire, les dynamiques frontalieres se distinguent considerablement en matiere de flux transfrontaliers de tourisme, de main-d'oeuvre qualifiee et de migration irreguliere. Cet ouvrage revele et analyse les facteurs qui gouvernent l'activite economique et l'interaction humaine depuis la frontiere poreuse du Canada. Les collaborateurs de cet ouvrage collectif examinent les principaux aspects politiques, techniques et administratifs, internes au Canada, qui determinent les conditions et les contraintes d'une politique internationale efficace et de la cooperation en matiere de reglementation. Publie en Anglais.

Governance for a Higgledy-Piggledy Planet

Governance for a Higgledy-Piggledy Planet

Author: Ralph C. Bryant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2020

More orderly government and better cross-border communication can help the world solve existential problems.It's no secret that the nearly 200 nations in the world have a hodge-podge of governance systems they're higgledy-piggledy in the analysis of esteemed economist Ralph C. Bryant. No two countries are governed in exactly the same way, even though overall structures might seem similar. What's the problem with this disparate nature of how governments operate and make decisions? The answer, Bryant says, is that disorderly or even competing systems often produce faulty decisions that cause damage within countries, across borders between them, or even across the world. Disorder undermines mutual well-being. The solution, Bryant writes, lies in not in endlessly arguing over the pros and cons of globalization, as too often has been the case in recent years. Instead, the nations of the world need to craft compromises among themselves that acknowledge the higgledy-piggledy nature of their existing governance systems and that instead promote cross-border cooperation ameliorating the disorder. International cooperation is becoming progressively more essential, as shown by current struggles to deal with a global pandemic and the longer-term challenges posed by climate change. Could the world produce enough cooperation to support marked progress in reducing the dangers of global climate change? Could more cross-border cooperation mitigate dangers from recurring financial instability? Do nations and their leaders have enough foresight to use their borders not as barriers but as catalysts for comity and stronger international agreements? The answers to these questions. Bryant argues, can and should be yes. More cross-border cooperation can generate order that helps offset the disorder that otherwise prevails. This intriguing and thought-provoking book addresses essential questions that are, or should be, at the forefront of humanity's ongoing struggles to govern itself.

Global Servant-Leadership

Global Servant-Leadership

Author: Philip Mathew Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/11/2020

In Global Servant-Leadership: Wisdom, Love and Legitimate Power in the Age of Chaos, leadership scholars and practitioners from around the globe share their insights on servant-leadership philosophy, representing diverse contexts and cultures, and reflecting a variety of approaches to servant-leadership through cutting-edge research, conceptual models, and practice-oriented case studies. The contributors to this collection address some of the most significant leadership challenges of the twenty-first century to reveal a path toward more healthy and sustainable individuals, families, organizations, and nations. Global Servant-Leadership challenges not only the rigidly held assumptions of traditional, hierarchical leadership approaches, but provides an antidote to the cynicism so often present within workplaces, political struggles, and individual and family crises of contemporary polarized nation states.

Asian Alleyways

Asian Alleyways

Author: Heide Imai Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2020

Alleyways; Place-making; Public Space; Urban Renewal; Global Asia

Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World: Emerging Research and Opportunities

Author: Obediah Dodo Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

Evidence has shown that the majority of the challenges facing modern youth populations worldwide originate from globalization. It is essential to look at the nexus between youth in developing countries and the adoption of globalization aspects and the impact that this has on education levels. Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a scholarly academic book that seeks to explore the relationship between youth in the developing world and globalization by assessing the impact of the imposition and adoption of world systems on youth and to map how education could be designed to appropriately contain the potential shocks and negative effects on recipients. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as education, literacy, and urbanization, this book is ideal for sociologists, teachers, non-governmental organizations, academicians, policymakers, social workers, researchers, educators, and students.

Tomorrow, the World

Tomorrow, the World

Author: Stephen Wertheim Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/10/2020

A new history explains how and why, as it prepared to enter World War II, the United States decided to lead the postwar world. For most of its history, the United States avoided making political and military commitments that would entangle it in European-style power politics. Then, suddenly, it conceived a new role for itself as the world's armed superpower-and never looked back. In Tomorrow, the World, Stephen Wertheim traces America's transformation to the crucible of World War II, especially in the months prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor. As the Nazis conquered France, the architects of the nation's new foreign policy came to believe that the United States ought to achieve primacy in international affairs forevermore. Scholars have struggled to explain the decision to pursue global supremacy. Some deny that American elites made a willing choice, casting the United States as a reluctant power that sloughed off isolationism only after all potential competitors lay in ruins. Others contend that the United States had always coveted global dominance and realized its ambition at the first opportunity. Both views are wrong. As late as 1940, the small coterie of officials and experts who composed the U.S. foreign policy class either wanted British preeminence in global affairs to continue or hoped that no power would dominate. The war, however, swept away their assumptions, leading them to conclude that the United States should extend its form of law and order across the globe and back it at gunpoint. Wertheim argues that no one favored isolationism -a term introduced by advocates of armed supremacy in order to turn their own cause into the definition of a new internationalism. We now live, Wertheim warns, in the world that these men created. A sophisticated and impassioned narrative that questions the wisdom of U.S. supremacy, Tomorrow, the World reveals the intellectual path that brought us to today's global entanglements and endless wars.

Local Issues, Global Impact

Local Issues, Global Impact

Author: Michael Stern Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

Local Issues, Global Impact: Perspectives on Contemporary Social Issues provides students with first-rate, interdisciplinary articles that examine and inform us on contemporary social issues at the local and global levels. The majority of this anthology contains peer-reviewed, empirical and theoretical scholarship grounded in the most current public debates and social problems. Organized into eleven thematic sections, Local Issues, Global Impact is an ideal complement for texts in introductory or more advanced courses in sociology, criminal justice, political science, anthropology, and other social and behavioral science courses. It provides a broad spectrum of research and theory across a variety of subjects. This anthology delivers a balanced and comprehensive examination of timely national and international social issues that will encourage discussion and debate and give students the opportunity to think critically about contemporary social issues.

Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World

Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World

Author: Obediah Dodo Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2020

Evidence has shown that the majority of the challenges facing modern youth populations worldwide originate from globalization. It is essential to look at the nexus between youth in developing countries and the adoption of globalization aspects and the impact that this has on education levels. Impacts of Globalization on Youth in the Developing World: Emerging Research and Opportunities is a scholarly academic book that seeks to explore the relationship between youth in the developing world and globalization by assessing the impact of the imposition and adoption of world systems on youth and to map how education could be designed to appropriately contain the potential shocks and negative effects on recipients. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as education, literacy, and urbanization, this book is ideal for sociologists, teachers, non-governmental organizations, academicians, policymakers, social workers, researchers, educators, and students.