Globalization

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Digital Lives in the Global City

Contesting Infrastructures

UBC Press

Digital Lives in the Global City asks how digital technologies are remaking urban life around the world, from migrant work in Singapore to digital debt in Toronto, illegal buildings in Mumbai, and targeted policing in New York.

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Good Governance in Economic Development

International Norms and Chinese Perspectives

UBC Press

Good Governance in Economic Development examines what happens at the intersection of international and Chinese conceptions of transparency, accountability, and public participation.

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The Moral Economies of Ethnic and Nationalist Claims

UBC Press

Leading scholars investigate the complex role that competing moral economies play in ethnic and nationalist conflicts.

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Resource Communities in a Globalizing Region

Development, Agency, and Contestation in Northern British Columbia

UBC Press

This book explores how the peoples and communities of northern British Columbia are responding to global demand for local resources.

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After '08

Social Policy and the Global Financial Crisis

UBC Press

Did the 2007-08 global financial crisis mark a turning point for social policy, or did it reinforce existing neo-liberal approaches to governance?

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Putting the State on Trial

The Policing of Protest during the G20 Summit

UBC Press

Not only were peaceful protestors and innocent bystanders assaulted by police during the G20 Summit in Toronto in June 2010, but the constitutional rights of Canadians were as well. This book contextualizes the events and examines what should be done to safeguard the rights of Canadians to freedom of speech, peaceful assembly, and freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention in the future.

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Aluminum Ore

The Political Economy of the Global Bauxite Industry

UBC Press

An exploration of one little-known mineral, and the social, political, and economic forces that shaped both its history and the twentieth century.

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Indigenous Encounters with Neoliberalism

Place, Women, and the Environment in Canada and Mexico

UBC Press

A cross-comparison of gender and indigeneity in the neoliberal contexts of Canada and Mexico.

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Action and Reaction in the World System

The Dynamics of Economic and Political Power

UBC Press

This book provides a multidisciplinary framework to understand the complexities of the post-Soviet international system, a system that is multipolar, ideologically heterogeneous, and highly unstable.

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Global Farms Race

Land Grabs, Agricultural Investment, and the Scramble for Food Security

Island Press

The first book to examine the burgeoning trend of buying up huge swaths of farmland abroad in all its complexity, considering the implications for investors, host countries, and the world as a whole.

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