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The Globalization Debates: Opening Up to New Spaces?

Neil Brenner

in New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199270057
eISBN:
9780191699450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270057.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter provides an initial sketch of the alternative conceptualization of contemporary sociospatial restructuring that will be developed at length in this book. At the heart of this argument is ... More


Globalisation Contested

Louise Amoore

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Bringing fresh insights to the contemporary globalization debate, this text reveals the social and political contests that give ‘global’ its meaning, by examining the contested nature of ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Dolhinow

in A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the central challenges of the book. First, it examines the construction and gendering of leadership through the constant reworking of neoliberal ... More


Introduction

Stanley Aronowitz and William DiFazio

in The Jobless Future: Second Edition

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674510
eISBN:
9781452947594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674510.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This introductory chapter discusses the effects of technological progress on employment. The restructuring of global capital and computer-mediated work leads to unemployment, underemployment, ... More


Class, inequality and community development: editorial introduction

Mae Shaw and Marjorie Mayo

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

In contexts across the world, community development is being rediscovered as a cost-effective intervention for dealing with the social consequences of global economic restructuring that has taken ... More


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