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Affluence, Anti-Consumerism, and the Politics of Consumption  

Kim Humphery

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Dec 2018
This chapter explores “anti-consumerist” critique and practice as articulated in a range of Western nations over the last two decades. It surveys the rise of a twenty-first-century ... More

Afghan Experiences of Displacement  

Ruchira Ganguly-Scrase

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Oct 2018
This chapter focuses on research among internally displaced Afghan communities who had fled to Pakistan over the protracted periods of conflict and were then unable to return to their ... More

The Anthropocene Thesis  

Simon Dalby

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Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
The theme of the Anthropocene raises fundamental questions for how world politics is now to be understood. Geopolitics can now no longer take the context of the human drama for granted; ... More

Art and the Cultural Transmission of Globalization  

Linda Williams

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Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
This chapter assesses how from early modernity to the present day, art has been a significant agent in the cultural transmission of globalization. It is a cultural legacy, however, that ... More

Australia and People Seeking Asylum who arrive by Boat  

Caroline Fleay

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Sep 2018
Throughout the past forty years various leaders from both major political parties in Australia have categorized the arrival by boat of people seeking asylum as a “crisis” and the people ... More

Central American Refugees Reveal the Crisis of the State  

Leisy J. Abrego

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Sep 2018
This chapter analyzes President Obama and his Administration’s construction of Central American migrants as a crisis. Based on a close reading of letters to Congress, governmental Fact ... More

Charisma and the Radical Right  

Roger Eatwell

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Apr 2018
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Feb 2018
Although the concept of “charismatic” leaders is commonplace in political discourse, many academics hold that the notion is vague and these leaders’ alleged appeal to voters untestable. ... More

Citizenship  

Hans Schattle

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Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
This chapter explores citizenship as an interdisciplinary concept of central interest in the field of global studies. The chapter outlines the general concept of citizenship and discusses ... More

Civil Society  

Karen Buckley

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Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
For all its myriad debates, interpretations, and discussions, research on detailing and imagining civil society, global civil society, and associated social relations is constrained in how ... More

Climate Change  

Clive Hamilton

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Dec 2018
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Dec 2018
Greenhouse gases emitted anywhere affect people everywhere, and they will do so for a very long time. Progress on an international response to climate change has been bedeviled by ethical, ... More

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