Global studies is a fresh and dynamic discipline area that promises to reinvigorate undergraduate and postgraduate education in the social sciences and humanities. In the Australian context, the interdisciplinary pedagogy that defines global studies is gaining wider acceptance as a coherent and necessary approach to the study of global change. Through the Global Studies Consortium (GSC), this new discipline is forming around an impressive body of international scholars who define their expertise in global terms. The GSC paves the way for the expansion of global studies programs internationally and for the development of teaching and research collaboration on a global scale.
Mark Juergensmeyer and Helmut Anheier's forthcoming Encyclopaedia of Global Studies with SAGE is evidence of this growing international collaboration, while the work of Professor Manfred Steger exemplifies the flourishing academic literature on globalization. RMIT University's Global Cities Institute represents a substantial institutional investment in interdisciplinary research into the social and environmental implications of globalization in which it leads the way internationally. Given these developments, the time is right for a book series that draws together diverse scholarship in global studies.
This Handbook allows for extended treatment of critical issues that are of major interest to researchers and students in this emerging field. The topics covered speak to an interdisciplinary approach to the study of global issues that reaches well beyond the confines of international relations and political science to encompass sociology, anthropology, history, media and cultural studies, economics and governance, environmental sustainability, international law and criminal justice. Specially commissioned chapters explore diverse subjects from a global vantage point and all deliberately cohere around core "global" concerns of narrative, praxis, space and place. This integrated approach sets the Handbook apart from its competitors and distinguishes Global Studies as the most equipped academic discipline with which to address the scope and pace of global change in the 21st century.
Globalization: An Agenda - Paul Battersby Approaches to the Study of Globalization - Manfred Steger Market Globalism - Manfred Steger Justice Globalism - Erin K. Wilson Contemporary Feminist Approaches to Globalization - Katrina Lee-Koo Local, Radical, Global: From International Relations to Insurrectional Relations - Nevzat Soguk "War Crimes": The Justice Dispositif - Michael J. Shapiro Toward a Global History of the World - Paul Battersby Governments and Citizens in a Globally Interconnected World of States - Hans Schattle Diplomacy in the Age of Globalization - Joseph Siracusa The globalization of economic relations - Istvan Benczes Religion and Globalization - Victor Roudometof Cultural Imperialism - Lane Crothers Subaltern Subjects - Paul Battersby Locating the Global South - Lisandro E. Claudio Globalization and the Asia Pacific and South Asia - Ehito Kimura Forces of Mobility & Mobilization: Indigenous Peoples Confront Globalization - Hokulani K. Aikau and Jeff Corntassel "Africa and Globalization" - Isaac Kamola Between Politics, Economics and the Human Condition - Paul Battersby Hegemonic Stability and Hegemonic Change: "Transitioning" to a new Global Order? - M. Scott Solomon The Rise of the Global Corporation - Deane Neubauer Market Volatility and the Risks of Global Integration - Ravi K. Roy and Thomas D. Willett Global Oil and the Fallacy of Middle East Oil Dependency - Cyrus Bina EU-US Economic Relations - Aiden Warren Technologies of Globalization - Paul Battersby Timetabling Globalization: Technology, Travel and Peripheral Integration - Paul Battersby Globalization and Media: Creating the Global Village - Jack Lule Popular Music and Globalization - Yara El-Ghadban New Social Media and Global Self-Representation - Chris Hudson Biotechnology and the Reinvention of the State of Nature - Samantha Frost "Old" Space and the New Globality Mobility, diversity and community in the global city - Val Colic-Peisker Globalism in Sport - Barrie Wharton Reconfiguring Place: Art and the Global Imaginary - Linda Williams The Globalization of Governance - Paul Battersby The United Nations Meets the Twenty-first Century: Confronting the Challenges of Global Governance - Thomas G. Weiss and Ramesh Thakur Development: "Good Governance" or Development for the Greater Good? - John McKay New Rulers of the World? Brazil, Russia, India and China - Mark R. Brawley The Nuclear Non-proliferation Regime and the Search for Global Security - Joseph M. Siracusa New spheres of global authority: Non-State Actors and Private International Law - James Goodman The Responsibility to Protect - John Janzekovic Internet Governance: International Law and Global Order in Cyberspace - Pauline C. Reich Global Society: Some Preliminary Observations - Paul Battersby Peopling the Globe: New Social Movements - Irina Velicu Global Migration and Mobility - Anne McNevin Globalization and the Occupy Movement: Media Framing of Economic Protest - Amy Skonieczny and Giuliano Morse Constructing and Obstructing Identities: Ethnicity, Gender and Sexuality - Julian CH Lee The Unlawful Society: Global Crime and Security in a Complex World - Paul Battersby Global Rebellions or Just Insurgencies? - Joseph M Siracusa "Nonviolence and Globalization" - Amentahru Wahlrab Revolution Without Borders: Global Revolutionaries, Their Messages and Means - James DeFronzo and Jungyun Gill Religion in Global Conflict - Mark Juergensmeyer Wars of the Twenty-First Century, Global Challenges: the View from Washington - Joseph M. Siracusa The Local and the Global Responsibilities of Business - Paul Battersby Globalization and Intellectual Property - Debora Halbert INGOs and development management: the tensions and challenges of being `business-like' - Michael Moran and Elizabeth Branigan A Global Compact? - Glen David Kuecker Global Sustainability in Question - Paul Battersby Sustainable Economic Systems - Sebastian Plociennik Energy Security in an Age of Globalization - John Lee Global Food Security: The Challenge of Feeding the World - Monika Barthwal-Datta People-Centred Development - Jonathan Makuwira Principles of Global Diversity - Paul Battersby Sustaining Linguistic Diversity: Biocultural Approaches to Language, Nature and Community - Shanthi Robertson Global Reconciliation: Responding to Tension through a Local-Global Process - Paul James and Elizabeth Kath Bridging Cultures: Negotiating Difference - Aigul Kulnazarova Diversity and the Discourses of Security and Interventions - Damian Grenfell Conclusion - Paul Battersby