Critical Perspectives on the Crisis of Global Governance

Critical Perspectives on the Crisis of Global Governance

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This volume provides forward-looking, critical perspectives on the crisis of global governance. Featuring new, original and imaginative reflections, world leaders in law, sociology, politics, economics and international studies, interrogate global governance as it is and as it ought to be. It asks: What are the principal forces, structures, movements and ideas shaping global governance under conditions of global crisis? And what are the likely prospects for transformations in the theory and practice of global governance? The contributors highlight alternative imaginaries and social forces harnessing new organizational and political forms to counter and displace dominant strategies of rule. In so doing, they suggest that to meaningfully address intensifying economic, ecological and ethical crises of the early 21st century in ways more consistent with greater social justice, democracy and the integrity of the biosphere will require far more effective, legitimate and far-sighted forms of global governance.Canada largely escaped the most devastating effects of the first wave of the Great Recession, but its income data demonstrate similar trends. ... Household debt burgeoned as home equity lines promoted borrowing against home values that had been inflated by a speculative ... and kind of credit instruments readily available to the average consumer, such as banking and retailer credit cards, multiplied.


Title:Critical Perspectives on the Crisis of Global Governance
Author: Stephen Gill
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2015-01-02
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