We are living in times of crisis. Contrary to past events of that type which have mostly been of a conjunctural nature, this time, the crisis is a systemic one and embraces all major dimensions of social order. In situations like this, political allegiances tend to get dissolved thus...
The current international order is in transition, driven by the interplay of its main actors, Washington, Moscow, Beijing, and less significantly, the European Union and other emerging forces. If successful, a multipolar global order will eventually be created. However, the transient international order is characterised by chronic instability, regional...
debating-migration
This concise, pointed contribution to the ongoing debate in Europe on the controversial phenomena of migration will appeal to the general reader, represent a significant contribution to the scholarly debate, and be an essential teaching and discussion tool. Description A brief introduction from the editor, setting the contours of the political...
Mapping a New World Order
This book identifies possible factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends actually are and speculatively predicts the implications and consequences that may result from a continuation of these trends. It also suggests possible scenarios of future development. Ultimately, it argues...
“Core Europe and Greater Eurasia” is the product of DOC workshops and conferences on the island of Rhodes and in Berlin from 2016 to 2017, a volume of some 220 pages comprising texts from 13 authors. In essence, all of them are concerned with the one overriding question: “Quo vadis Europe?”....
The Social History of Post-Communist Russia
This book tells the untold story of how ordinary Russian people experienced and coped with Russia’s transformations after the end of communism. Unlike most studies of the subject which focus on high politics, developments in the elite and events at the centre, this book, which includes findings from interviews,...
22 Ideas to Fix the World
The book represents a collection of candid interviews from the world’s greatest economists, philosophers, professors, environmentalists, and sociologists focus on dealing with the crises of today. Supported by World Public Forum, 22 Ideas surveys the issues relevant to the entire global community, fueling discussions on economic, social, developmental, and...
Russia The Challenges of Transformation
In Russia, a group of leading Russian intellectuals and social scientists join with top researchers from around the world to examine the social, political, and economic transformation in Russia. This timely and important book of orginal essays makes clear that neither politics nor economics alone holds the key to...
Aftermath A New Global Economic Order?
The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. China, India, Brazil, and other counties are growing faster than Europe or America and have weathered the crisis better. Is...
The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism (Possible Futures)
Response to financial meltdown is entangled with basic challenges to global governance. Environment, global security, ethnicity, and nationalism are all global issues today. Focusing on the political and social dimensions of the global financial crisis, contributors examine changes in relationships between the world’s richer and poorer countries, efforts to...

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