Political Science - Globalization

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The World Is Flat [Updated and Expand...

Thomas L. Friedman

In THE WORLD IS FLAT, the highly-regarded New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman advances the work on globalization that made his THE LEXUS AND THE OLIVE TREE a bestseller. Claiming that the world is now at an important historica...

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Published: Apr 2006

The Shock Doctrine

Naomi Klein

In BLANK IS BEAUTIFUL, Klein explores the deeply-rooted impulse to erase what is inconvenient and start over from scratch. This journey takes her back to two formative experiments in the 1950s, both funded by the U.S. government. One ...

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Published: Sep 2007

A Game As Old As Empire: The Secret W...

Steven Hiatt

The shocking stories in Confessions of an Economic Hit Man were just the tip of the iceberg. The hidden web of multinational corruption is more pervasive — and far more sinister — than Confessions revealed. This new book s...

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Published: Feb 2007

Thank You for Being Late: How to Find...

Thomas L. Friedman

A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersIn his most ambitious work to date, Thomas L. Friedman shows that we have entered an age of dizzying acceleration--and explains how to live in i...

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Published: Aug 2016

The Operators: The Wild and Terrifyin...

Michael Hastings

In June 2010, Michael Hastings published an article in Rolling Stone that made headlines around the world: In “The Runaway General,” he reported on a week he spent in Europe with General Stanley McChrystal, the revered soldier in c...

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Published: Jan 2012

The Operators: The Wild and Terrifyin...

Michael Hastings

In June 2010, Michael Hastings published an article in Rolling Stone that made headlines around the world: In "The Runaway General," he reported on a week he spent in Europe with General Stanley McChrystal, the revered soldi...

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Published: Jan 2012

World on Fire: How Exporting Free Mar...

Amy Chua

For over a decade now, the reigning consensus has held that the combination of free markets and democracy would transform the third world and sweep away the ethnic hatred and religious zealotry associated with underdevelopment. In th...

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Published: Jan 2004

China, Inc.: How the Rise of the Next...

Ted C. Fishman

China today is visible everywhere -- in the news, in the economic pressures battering the globe, in our workplaces, and in every trip to the store. Provocative, timely, and essential -- and updated with new statistics and information ...

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Published: Apr 2006

Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest...

Noam Chomsky

'Reading Chomsky today is sobering and instructive . . . He is a global phenomenon . . . perhaps the most widely read voice on foreign policy on the planet.' -The New York Times Book ReviewAn immediate national bestseller, Hegemony ...

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Published: Sep 2004

The Bilderberg Group: Facts & Fiction...

Mark Dice

Every spring since 1954, a group of approximately one hundred of the world's most powerful businessmen, politicians, media moguls, and international royalty meet in secret for several days to discuss the course of the world. Called t...

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Published: May 2015

Geopolitics: A Very Short Introductio...

Klaus Dodds

In places such as Iraq, Lebanon, and Israel, moving a few feet in a territorial boundary can be a matter of life or death, dramatically highlighting the connections between place and politics. Even far away from these "danger zon...

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Published: Sep 2014

The No-Nonsense Guide to Globalizatio...

Wayne Ellwood

While globalization can be a force for equality, it can also be seen as the embodiment of inequality—the rich world's rabid consumption of resources comes at the expense of poor countries, forced to cut costs and corners to compete....

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Published: Sep 2010

Can Democracy Handle Climate Change? ...

Daniel J. Fiorino

Global climate change poses an unprecedented challenge for governments across the world. Small wonder that many experts question whether democracies have the ability to cope with the causes and long-term consequences of a changing cli...

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Published: Jul 2018

Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist...

Thomas L. Friedman

A field guide to the twenty-first century, written by one of its most celebrated observersWe all sense it―something big is going on. You feel it in your workplace. You feel it when you talk to your kids. You can't miss it when you r...

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Published: Oct 2017

The Future: Six Drivers of Global Cha...

Albert Gore

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the former vice president and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes An Inconvenient Truth for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to...

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Published: Oct 2013

Multitude: War and Democracy in the A...

Michael Hardt

In their international bestseller Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri presented a grand unified vision of a world in which the old forms of imperialism are no longer effective. But what of Empire in an age of "American empire...

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Published: Aug 2005

The Operators: The Wild and Terrifyin...

Michael Hastings

A shocking behind-the-scenes portrait of our military commanders, their high-stake maneuvers, and the politcal firestorm that shook the United States.    In the shadow of the hunt for Bin Laden and the United States' involvement in ...

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Published: Nov 2012

First Measures of the Coming Insurrec...

Eric Hazan

The past few years have seen previously unthinkable change in North Africa and the Middle East. In mere days, protest movements were able to topple supposedly entrenched regimes in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and Yemen, a testament to the ...

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Published: May 2015

Does the 21st Century Belong to China...

Henry Kissinger

Is China's rise unstoppable? Powered by the human capital of 1.3 billion citizens, the latest technological advances, and a comparatively efficient system of state-directed capitalism, China seems poised to become the global superpowe...

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Published: Dec 2011

City of Gold: Dubai and the Dream of ...

Jim Krane

The city of Dubai, one of the seven United Arab Emirates, is everything the Arab world isn't: a freewheeling capitalist oasis where the market rules and history is swept aside. Until the credit crunch knocked it flat, Dubai was the fa...

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Published: Nov 2010

Global Slump: The Economics and Polit...

David McNally

Investigating the global financial meltdown as the first systemic crisis of the neoliberal stage of capitalism, this analysis argues that-far from having ended-the crisis has ushered in a period of worldwide economic and political tu...

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Published: Oct 2010

Illicit: How Smugglers, Traffickers, ...

Moises Naim

A groundbreaking investigation of how illicit commerce is changing the world by transforming economies, reshaping politics, and capturing governments.In this fascinating and comprehensive examination of the underside of globalization,...

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Published: Oct 2006

Journey to Earthland

Paul Raskin

We have entered the Planetary Phase of Civilization. Strands of interdependence are weaving humanity and Earth into a single community of fate the overarching proto-country herein christened Earthland. In the unsettled twenty-first ce...

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Published: Aug 2016

Why Bother With Elections?

Adam Przeworski

With the collapse of traditional parties around the world and with many pundits predicting a "crisis of democracy", the value of elections as a method for selecting by whom and how we are governed is being questioned. What are the vir...

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Published: Feb 2018

The Globalization Paradox: Democracy ...

Dani Rodrik

"Cogent, well-written . . . critiques unalloyed globalization enthusiasts, taking aim at their desire to fully liberalize foreign trade ad capital movements." —Foreign AffairsIn this eloquent challenge to the reigning wisd...

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Published: Mar 2012

Prime Movers of Globalization: The Hi...

Vaclav Smil

PThe many books on globalization published over the past few years range from claims that the world is flat to an unlikely rehabilitation of Genghis Khan as a pioneer of global commerce. Missing from these accounts is a consideration ...

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Published: Feb 2013

Globalization: A Very Short Introduct...

Manfred B. Steger

'Globalization' has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time - a term that describes a variety of accelerating economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are rapidly altering our experience of...

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Published: Jul 2017

Making Globalization Work

Joseph E. Stiglitz

'A damning denunciation of things as they are, and a platform for how we can do better.'—Andrew Leonard, SalonFour years after he outlined the challenges our increasingly interdependent world was facing in Globalization and Its Disc...

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Published: Sep 2007

Warlords, Inc.: Political Instability...

Andrew Trabulsi

Combining path-breaking research and analysis from leading political scientists, advisors to heads of state, and award-winning academics, Warlords, Inc. pulls back the curtain on the secretive world of drug cartels and violent insurge...

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Published: May 2015

What Is Russia Up To in the Middle Ea...

Dmitri Trenin

The eyes of the world are on the Middle East. Today, more than ever, this deeply-troubled region is the focus of power games between major global players vying for international influence. Absent from this scene for the past quarter c...

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Published: Nov 2017
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