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Globalization, Institutions and Governance

Globalization, Institutions and Governance

November 2011 | 200 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The study of international relations now goes well beyond state-to-state politics and even regional politics. Technological forces are working their effects on the world as a whole, bringing state and non-state actors into contact with one another. Globalization, Institutions and Governance provides students with a sophisticated and engaging exploration of the often differing impacts of these technological forces and the wider implications of globalization for theories of global governance and the role of international institutions.

Theories of Global Political Economy
Domestic Responses to Pressures of Globalization
Globalization and Governance
International Institutions and the Global Economy
Winners and Losers of Globalization

Globalization is not all good, of course, but neither is it all bad. What we need -- and what Madeira and Caporaso have now provided -- is a more nuanced way of thinking about the nexus between global markets and domestic political structures. Globalization, Institutions and Governance doesn't shy away from big questions about the "co-dependence" of markets, states, and non-state actors. But the book doesn't just raise difficult questions; it also provides hard answers, abstractly as well as concretely, with reference to all sorts of up-to-the-minute examples. The Greek debt crisis, Google's recent forays into China, the war in Afghanistan: it's all here. Written with real flair and ranging widely, Globalization and International Relations is just the sort of discipline-spanning text its subject demands - and that our students have been waiting for


Professor Lloyd Gruber
The London School of Economics and Political Science

No longer teaching this module

Mrs Samantha Cooper
Health and Social Sciences, University Centre Grimsby
June 23, 2020

the book covers contexts of globalisation, institutions that drives globalisation and global governance. this text provide key aspects of teaching globalisation and the institutions of interest in globalisation. Recent thematic areas included in the text covers global political economy, global governance, global conflict resolution and peace keeping.

September 7, 2015

Too general for the purposes of my course and not enough coverage of the diversity of international organizations.

Mr Roberto Cordon
Politics and International Relations, Franklin College
January 28, 2014

Under Review

Dr Mark Malisa
School Of Education, College of St Rose
August 22, 2013

This book is a nice additional for any reading list in International Development studies, but falls a bit short as a main textbook. This is why I will list it as recommended reading for next year (too late for this year).

Dr Eddy Fang
Economics , Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
March 23, 2013

Very good supplemental reading.

Mr Andrew Gadsdon
Political Science , Runshaw Adult College
February 1, 2012

The chapters give students a great overview of theories and issue relating to globalization. A very good introductory text.

Dr Martin Senn
Political Science , University of Innsbruck
November 25, 2011

A book that is long overdue. It's set to be an instant hit.

Dr Amini Kamete
Environment & Natural Resources, University of Wales, Bangor
November 14, 2011

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