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Convergence as Adaptivity
Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
Global Libidinal Economy
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
The China Record
Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
Capitalism for All
Demonstrates that a true liberal capitalism has the capacity to enable personal well-being while dealing with new challenges such as pandemics, climate change, and automation.
A New American Labor Movement
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Imagining the Fed
Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.
Energy, the Modern State, and the American World System
Examines political authority in the modern era as a function of specific energy politics.
The Debt of the Living
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
Toward a Critical Theory of States
In-depth study of the enduring impact of the 1970s debate between state theorists Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas.
The Chinese Market Economy, 1000–1500
Documents the rise and fall of a market economy in China from 1000-1500.
Hegel and Capitalism
Examines Hegel’s unique understanding and assessment of capitalism as an economic, social, and cultural phenomenon.
Corporate Power, Oligopolies, and the Crisis of the State
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
The New Governance of Welfare States in the United States and Europe
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Happiness, Democracy, and the Cooperative Movement
Examines the political significance of ideas about happiness through the work of utilitarian philosophers William Thompson and Jeremy Bentham.
Civilizing Globalization, Revised and Expanded Edition
Discusses the many facets of globalization and its feasible reform in easy-to-understand language.
Community, Culture, and Economic Development, Second Edition
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
Systems of Violence, Second Edition
Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia.
Energy and Empire
Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.
The Challenges of Global Business Authority
An astute assessment of democratic principles and decision-making structures in the global business world.
Policing Narratives and the State of Terror
Examines the recent “War on Terror” and the increasing privatization of international policing through the lens of detective fiction and security and espionage narratives.
Olympic Industry Resistance
A critical look at the Olympics in the postbribery, post-9/11 era, particularly at consequences for host cities and so-called “Olympic education” for schoolchildren.
Explores the relationship between media and democracy against the broader background of globalization.
Argues that institutional context drives economic globalization in the United States and Britain.
Examines how national interest groups respond to the international pressures of globalization.
Examines the economic activities of self-employed brickmakers and the unpaid family members and others who assist them in Mexico.
States of Liberalization
Explores the limits of economic liberalization within the European Union.
Examines how developing countries have restructured their telecommunications in order to "leapfrog" or accelerate development.
Analyzes factors that both drive and impede the establishment of transnational markets at the level of the nation state.