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Review – Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts

Review – Neoliberalism: The Key Concepts

An indispensable reference work which provides an in-depth contextual frame for the origins and interrelationship of key terms associated with neoliberalism.

Environment and International Politics: Linking Humanity and Nature

Environment and International Politics: Linking Humanity and Nature

Given the speed of global transformations and the failures to integrate ecology into larger concerns the question of ‘who speaks for Earth?’ is a pressing issue for IR.

( Brazil Jose Rubens De La Rosa, Russia Sergey Katryrin, SA Patrice Motespe, India Onkar Kanwar, China MA Zehua ) Chairmen of the BRICS countries during the media briefing at the first meeting of the BRICS Business Council held at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. 20/08/2013

The BRICS: Rhetoric or Reality?

The BRICs have been portrayed as a new paradigm threatening the contemporary liberal world order. Yet, there is also disagreement and competition between BRICs states.

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After Crisis: A Marxist Take on Capital and Labour after the Financial Crisis

As the cases of Sweden and the UK show, regardless of the uneven structures and development of capitalism, there has been an attack on labour by capital after the crisis.

Towards a Queer Political Economy of Sex Work

Towards a Queer Political Economy of Sex Work

Queering sex work creates room to examine the potential fluidity of gender and sexual power relations in the interactions between sex workers and their customers.

The Political Economy of Biodiversity Banking

The Political Economy of Biodiversity Banking

Monetising ecosystems, emissions, Species and global-commons in has evolved the ideology from ‘selling nature in order to save it’ to ‘saving nature in order to trade it’

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

Civilisation in the Scottish Enlightenment

The concept of civilisation that emerged from Scottish Enlightenment was understood as an internally diverse cultural formation and a historically fluid process.

Review – Militarism and International Relations

Review – Militarism and International Relations

Stavrianakis and Selby’s collection successfully incorporates many diverse perspectives on militarism which affirm their claim that a return of militarism to central IR debates is indeed needed.

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

Global mass public protests are a milestone in the ‘war on corruption’. However, they face entrenched networks of interests, which need to recognise that reform is key to their personal survival.

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

The Hegemony of the US Dollar

Important considerations – both governmental and financial – mean the end of the US dollar’s crucial role in the global financial system may not be as imminent as some are forecasting.

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The Controversies and Complexities of the Russian Federation Joining the WTO

The story of the Russian Federation joining the WTO works two ways; in terms of exports and imports. The shift from economic nationalism to market liberalism comes with controversies and complexities.

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