Globalization

Review – The Making of Global International Relations

Stephen Michael Christian • May 28 2020 • Features
This book demonstrates an encyclopedic knowledge of International Relations, however incorporating disability studies could stimulate Acharya and Buzan to self-reflect.

Review – The Value of Everything

Brianna Nicole Hernandez • May 14 2020 • Features
With an eclectic view on the economy, Mazzucato constructs a complex configuration of value creation beyond the tangible.

Global Governance and COVID-19: The Implications of Fragmentation and Inequality

Masaya Llavaneras Blanco and Antulio Rosales • May 6 2020 • Articles
COVID-19 has seen nation-state specific solutions become the norm, but this fragmented response faces important limitations in implementing a global response.

Low-Cost Institutions: The New Kids on the Global Governance Block

Kenneth W. Abbott and Benjamin Faude • Apr 24 2020 • Articles
Low-Cost Institutions empower their executive, bureaucratic and societal participants, changing the pattern of authority in global governance and its actors composition.

Opinion – Coronavirus and the Need for Global Governance

Mark Coeckelbergh • Apr 6 2020 • Articles
Dealing effectively with global crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis requires global political institutions, and the moment is now.

Review – The Age of Illusions

Elizabeth Austin • Mar 25 2020 • Features
Bacevich argues that the road from American expectations of global supremacy and perpetual prosperity to the economic realities of the US in 2016 led to Trump's election.

Revisiting the United Nations and the Micro-State Problem

Archie W. Simpson • Mar 17 2020 • Articles
The micro-state problem emerged in the late 1960s as many newly independent; decolonised micro-states applied to join the UN in order to confirm their sovereign status.

Review – The Politics of Compassion

Eva Botella-Ordinas • Feb 26 2020 • Features
This fascinating book is a major contribution to understanding the politics of humanitarianism and citizens’ agency in the current international neo-liberal global order.

Age of the Deal: Donald Trump Won the Battle of Seattle

Carlos Frederico Pereira da Silva Gama • Feb 21 2020 • Articles
Donald Trump emerged as the unlikely victor of the Battle of Seattle, despite many underestimating his political muscle, causing multilateralism to suffer accordingly.

Globalization, Human Trafficking and Tourism in the Caribbean

Kendra Morancy • Feb 4 2020 • Articles
Sex tourism is the recreation of racist exploitation measures. Several factors link back to globalization’s role of driving the exploitation of Caribbean women and men.

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