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global-e Archive

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July 13, 2009

No matter how it is defined – and we have some faculty who deny its existence – globalization must be considered one of the...

June 26, 2009

The myths of modernity and rebirth drape the image and reputation of Beirut as a place of desire where the fantasy of consumption,...

May 15, 2009

At this rhetoric’s core, a supposed new hyper-competitive reality (“globalization”) makes these cities easily discardable as places...

March 9, 2009

Many students of global studies are interested in global human rights, especially economic rights, and they often oppose...

February 17, 2009

I believe that the study of human rights should go well beyond the category of the law and should incorporate questions about how...

January 13, 2009

Both in the U.S. and abroad, there exists a political movement in support of education reforms based on the logic of the market...

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November 6, 2008

A groundswell discourse of ‘the end of neoliberalism’ is jamming the Left blogosphere. It has been building for some time.

August 29, 2008

Is Global Studies simply a more modern - some would say sexier - "branding" of the study of International Relations?  Or is it...

August 29, 2008

A strong case could be made for Global Studies (GS) as a distinct field in regard to curriculum and degrees.

August 29, 2008

If studies of globalization are increasing in existing fields with their own research traditions is there any value in conceiving...

August 29, 2008

Openness has emerged as an alternative mode of social production based on the growing and overlapping complexities of open source,...

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May 14, 2008

One of the interesting aspects of change in higher education systems is how they are being denationalized; reshaped, as it were, by...


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