Argues that states substitute unwanted policy changes dictated by globalization with politically feasible ones, leading to policy convergence.
Claims unconscious desire plays a constitutive role in global political economy.
Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
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.
Describes how new kinds of direct-action labor movements are emerging to reshape American labor activism in the twenty-first century.
Traces the six-decade struggle for power within the Federal Reserve System from the perspective of the central bankers who shaped the Fed.
Examines political authority in the modern era as a function of specific energy politics.
An analysis of theological and philosophical understandings of debt and its role in contemporary capitalism.
In-depth study of the enduring impact of the 1970s debate between state theorists Ralph Miliband and Nicos Poulantzas.
Examines Hegel’s unique understanding and assessment of capitalism as an economic, social, and cultural phenomenon.
Addresses the power of oligopolistic corporations in contemporary society.
Detailed examination of the territorial and governance dimensions of contemporary welfare reforms in the United States and Europe.
Examines the political significance of ideas about happiness through the work of utilitarian philosophers William Thompson and Jeremy Bentham.
Discusses the many facets of globalization and its feasible reform in easy-to-understand language.
Newly updated comparative study of economic development policy, and its relationship with local power structures and cultural and social relations, in two Maryland towns.
Expanded new edition of an important study of the protracted violence in Colombia.
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.
An astute assessment of democratic principles and decision-making structures in the global business world.
Examines the recent “War on Terror” and the increasing privatization of international policing through the lens of detective fiction and security and espionage narratives.
Explores the relationship between media and democracy against the broader background of globalization.
Fashions a new way of defending the importance of economic regulation.
Argues that institutional context drives economic globalization in the United States and Britain.
Looks at alternatives to international financial institutions such as the IMF and World Bank.