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Framing the Global

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  1. Fast Money Schemes
    In the late 1990s and early 2000s a wave of Ponzi schemes swept through Papua New Guinea, Australia, and the Solomon Islands. The most notorious scheme, U-Vistract, attracted many thousands of investors, enticing them with promises... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2018
    Hardback | £56.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  2. Africans in Exile
    The enforced removal of individuals has long been a political tool used by African states to create generations of asylum seekers, refugees, and fugitives. Historians often present such political exile as a potentially transformative... Learn More
    Published: 4th October 2018
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  3. Global Mountain Regions
    No matter where they are located in the world, communities living in mountain regions have shared experiences defined in large part by contradictions. ... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £72.00
    Paperback | £36.00
  4. In Sickness and in Wealth
    Villagers in Indonesia hear a steady stream of stories about the injuries, abuses, and even deaths suffered by those who migrate in search of work. So why do hundreds of thousands of Indonesian workers continue to migrate every... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2018
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £26.99
  5. An Ethnography of Hunger
    In An Ethnography of Hunger Kristin D. Phillips examines how rural farmers in central Tanzania negotiate the interconnected projects of subsistence, politics, and rural development. Writing against stereotypical Western media... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2018
    Hardback | £60.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. New Humanitarianism and the Crisis of Charity
    Soaring poverty levels and 24-hour media coverage of global disasters have caused a surge in the number of international non-governmental organizations that address suffering on a massive scale. But how are these new global networks... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2017
    Hardback | £32.00
    Paperback | £18.99
  7. An Archipelago of Care
    Focusing on the experience of Filipino caregivers in London, some of whom are living and working illegally in their host country, Deirdre McKay considers what migrant workers must do to navigate their way in a global marketplace.... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2016
    Hardback | £68.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  8. Paprika, Foie Gras, and Red Mud
    In this original and provocative study, Zsuzsa Gille examines three scandals that have shaken Hungary since it joined the European Union: the 2004 ban on paprika due to contamination, the 2008 boycott of Hungarian foie gras by... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2016
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  9. Global Heartland
    Global Heartland is the account of diverse, dispossessed, and displaced people brought together in a former sundown town in Illinois. Recruited to work in the local meat-processing plant, African Americans, Mexicans, and West... Learn More
    Published: 7th January 2016
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  10. Faked in China
    Faked in China is a critical account of the cultural challenge faced by China following its accession to the World Trade Organization in 2001. It traces the interactions between nation branding and counterfeit culture, two manifestations... Learn More
    Published: 15th November 2015
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  11. Looking behind the Label
    What does it mean when consumers "shop with a conscience" and choose products labeled as fair or sustainable? Does this translate into meaningful changes in global production processes? To what extent are voluntary standards implemented... Learn More
    Published: 25th May 2015
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  12. Bastards of Utopia
    Bastards of Utopia, the companion to a feature documentary film of the same name, explores the experiences and political imagination of young radical activists in the former Yugoslavia, participants in what they call alterglobalization... Learn More
    Published: 6th April 2015
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  13. Framing the Global
    Framing the Global explores new and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of global issues. Essays are framed around the entry points or key concepts that have emerged in each contributor's engagement with global studies in... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2014
    Hardback | £64.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  14. From the Cult of Waste to the Trash Heap of History
    Zsuzsa Gille combines social history, cultural analysis, and environmental sociology to advance a long overdue social theory of waste in this study of waste management, Hungarian state socialism, and post–Cold War capitalism.... Learn More
    Published: 4th April 2007
    Hardback | £36.00