William D. Coleman

William D. Coleman is CIGI Chair in Globalization and Public Policy at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo.
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Renegotiating Community

Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Global Contexts

UBC Press

Using original case studies to show how a range of communities deal with the forces of globalization, this book redraws the conceptual maps through which community, globalization, and autonomy are understood.

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Unsettled Legitimacy

Political Community, Power, and Authority in a Global Era

UBC Press

This ground-breaking work explores how the unsettling of legitimacy has affected the relationships between authority, power, and political community in local, regional, national, and global settings.

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Empires and Autonomy

Moments in the History of Globalization

UBC Press

This collaborative study explores moments in the history of globalization and autonomy to provide insights into changes overtaking the contemporary world.

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Cultural Autonomy

Frictions and Connections

UBC Press

Offers a multifaceted perspective on how global changes in the organization of power have transformed the ability of individuals and communities to create their own meanings.

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Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy

Insights for a Global Age

UBC Press

This book looks at how indigenous peoples in various contexts have thought about, and responded to, the pressures that globalization has on their cultural, political, and geographical autonomy.

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Property, Territory, Globalization

Struggles over Autonomy

UBC Press

Focusing on sites of friction in property regimes, this book reveals that a politics of place can help local actors build bases of autonomy to withstand, and even reshape, the forces of globalization.

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Two Mediterranean Worlds

Diverging Paths of Globalization and Autonomy

Edited by Yassine Essid and William D. Coleman; Translated by Käthe Roth
UBC Press

The Mediterranean, a region of uneven globalization, offers clues to understanding the future of democracy in North Africa and the Near East.

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Global Ordering

Institutions and Autonomy in a Changing World

UBC Press

This innovative, interdisciplinary work explores key institutional fault lines between the tectonic plates of globalization and the insistent demands for individual and collective autonomy.

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