Globalization

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Genetically Modified Diplomacy

The Global Politics of Agricultural Biotechnology and the Environment

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This book traces the emergence of the 2000 Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety – and the discourse of precaution toward GEOs that the protocol institutionalized internationally.

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Securing Borders

Detention and Deportation in Canada

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A close look at the laws, policies, and practices of detention and deportation in Canada since the Second World War.

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Biotechnology Unglued

Science, Society, and Social Cohesion

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The two faces of biotechnology are revealed throughout to show the promises and perils associated with a range of innovations.

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Humanitarianism, Identity, and Nation

Migration Laws in Canada and Australia

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Catherine Dauvergne examines the relationship between migration laws and national identities and highlights the role of humanitarianism in this linkage.

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Bioregionalism and Civil Society

Democratic Challenges to Corporate Globalism

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Mike Carr supports bioregional values and community-building tools for a diverse, democratic, socially-just civil society.

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Globalization and Well-Being

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Throughout this concise and elegant book, John Helliwell emphasizes well-being as an explicit focus for research and for public policies.

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Sex and Borders

Gender, National Identity and Prostitution Policy in Thailand

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A compelling exploration of the complex relationship between Thai national identity and prostitution and gender.

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Street Protests and Fantasy Parks

Globalization, Culture, and the State

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Indigenous Cultures in an Interconnected World

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Increasingly, Indigenous people are being drawn into global networks. In the long term, cultural isolation is unlikely to be a viable – even if sometimes desired – option, so how can Indigenous people protect and advance their cultural values in the face of pressure from an interconnected world?

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