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Global Perspectives, 2021/22, Semester 1
Rosa Mas Giralt
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** Highly recommended. 

Global studies 

Campbell, O.J., Mackinnon, A. and Stevens, C.R. 2010. An introduction to global studies ISBN: 9781405187367 (pbk.) : £19.99; 1405187360 (pbk.) : £19.99. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.**

Snarr, M.T. and Snarr, D.N. (eds) 2012. Introducing Global Issues. 5th ed. London: Boulder. 

Snarr, M.T. and Snarr, D.N. (eds) 2016. Introducing Global Issues. 6th ed. London: Boulder.** 

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Global citizenship

Cabrera, L. 2010. The practice of global citizenship ISBN: 9780521128100; 0521128102. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Carter, A. 2001. The political theory of global citizenship ISBN: 0415169542. New York: Routledge.

Dower, N. and Williams, J. 2002. Global citizenship : a critical reader ISBN: 0748615474 (pbk); 0748615466. New York: Routledge.

Dower, N. 2002. Global citizenship: yes or no? In: Dower, N. and Williams J.(eds) Global citizenship : a critical reader. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. pp. 30-40. ** Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (PR 30/09/2021) 

Isin, E.F. & Nyers, P. (eds) 2014. Routledge handbook of global citizenship studies [electronic resource]  Abingdon: Routledge.

Kostakopoulou, D. 2008. The future governance of citizenship ISBN: 9780521701785 (pbk.) : £23.99; 9780521877992 (cased) : £60.00; 0521877997 (cased) : £60.00; 0521701783 (pbk.) : £23.99. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press. 

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Globalization studies

Bauman, Z. 1998. Globalization : the human consequences ISBN: 0745620132; 0745620124. Cambridge: Polity Press.

James, P. and Steger, M.B. 2014. ‘ A genealogy of ‘Globalization’: The Career of a concept. Globalizations. 11(4): 417-34.

Lechner, F.J. and Boli, J. (eds). 2012. The Globalization Reader. 4th ed. Malden, Oxford, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.

Martell, L. 2010. The sociology of globalization. Cambridge: Polity. 

Martell, L. 2016. The sociology of globalization. 2nd ed. Cambridge, UK; Malden, MA: Polity Press.**

Ritzer, G. 2011. Globalization: the essentials ISBN: 9780470655610 (pbk.) : £19.99; 9780470655603 (hbk.) : £55.00; 0470655607 (hbk.) : £55.00; 0470655615 (pbk.) : £19.99 Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.**

Ritzer, G. 2011. Theorizing Globalization. In: Ritzer, G. Globalization: the essentials. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 28-54.     

Ritzer, G. and Dean, P. 2015. Globalization: a basic text. 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley.** 

Sassen, S. 2001. The Global city: New York, London, Tokyo. 2nd ed. Princeton; Oxford: Princeton University Press.

Steger, M.B. 2009. Globalization [electronic resource]: a very short introduction. Rev. ed.Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Steger, M.B., Battersby, P. and Siracusa, J. 2014. The SAGE handbook of globalization ISBN: 9781446256220. Los Angeles: SAGE Reference.

Turner, B. S. 2010. The Routledge international handbook of globalization studies ISBN: 9780415686082; 9780415458085 (hbk.); 9780203870006 (ebook) . Abingdon; New York: Routledge.

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Globalization: economic, political and cultural perspectives

Achbar, M. and Abbot, J. 2005. The Corporation. [videorecording]. England: Metrodome distribution.

Bauman, Z. 2011. Collateral damage : social inequalities in a global age ISBN: 9780745652955 (pb); 9780745652948; 0745652948; 0745652956 (pb). Cambridge: Polity.

Craig, G. (ed.) 2018. Handbook on global social justice. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Daniels, J.P. and Van Hoose, D.D. 2014. Global Economic Issues and Policies. 3rd ed. Abingdon: Routledge.

Dicken, P. 2015. Global shift: mapping the changing contours of the world economy. 7th ed. New York: Guilford Press.

Dunne, T. & Flockhart, T . 2013 Liberal world orders Oxford: University Press.

Harvey, D. 2005. A brief history of neoliberalism ISBN: 0199283265 (alk. paper). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Harvey, D. 2006. Spaces of global capitalism. London: Verso.

Held, D. and Kaya, A. 2007. Global inequality : patterns and explanations ISBN: 0745638872 (pbk.); 9780745638867 (cased); 0745638864 (cased); 9780745638874 (pbk.). Cambridge: Polity. 

Held, D. and McGrew, A. 2002. Globalization/anti-globalization. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers; Cambridge: Polity.

Hill, C.W.L. 2014. International Business: Competing in the global marketplace. 10th ed. Maidenhead: McGraw Hill Education.

Hofstede, G., Hofstede, G.J. and Minkov, M. 2010. Cultures and Organizations: Software of the Mind. Revised and expanded 3rd ed. New York; London: McGraw-Hill.

Ikenberry, J. 2011 Liberal leviathan: the origins, crisis, and transformation of the American World Order [electronic resource]. Woodstock: Princeton University Press.

Khanna, P. 2008. The second world: how emerging powers are redefining global competition in the twenty-first century London: Penguin. 

Kirton, J.J. 2013. G20 governance for a globalized world Farnham: Ashgate Publishing.

Kupchan, C.A. 2012. No one's world : the West, the rising rest, and the coming global turn Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Morrison, J. 2011. National Economies and the Global Environment. In: Morrison, J. The global business environment: meeting the challenges, 3rd ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. pp.77-116. (Available as a pdf on the VLE – Online course readings folder)

Smith, A.; Stenning, A. and Willis, K. 2008. Social justice and neoliberalism : global perspectives ISBN: 9781842779200. London: Zed.

Steger, M.B. 2010. Neoliberalism: a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Solimano, A. 2016. Global capitalism in disarray: inequality, debt, and austerity ISBN: 9780190626303 (ebook) : No price Oxford Scholarship Online.

Warwick-Booth, L. 2013. Social inequality. Los Angeles: SAGE.**

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Intergovernmental organizations (IGO) and/or non-governmental organizations 

Baylis, J., Smith, S. and Owens, P. 2017. The globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations. 7th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. *Other editions also available from the library. 

Bond, M. 2012. The backlash against NGOs. In Lechner, F.J. and Boli, J. (eds). The Globalization Reader. 4th ed. Malden, Oxford, Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 318-323. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva    

Campbell, O.J., Mackinnon, A. and Stevens, C.R. 2010. International Organizations. In: Campbell, O.J., Mackinnon, A. and Stevens, C.R. An introduction to global studies. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 51-86. **

Curtis, D.E. and Taylor, P. 2017. The United Nations. In: Baylis, J., Smith, S. and Owens, P. eds. The Globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations. 7th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 331-346.

Joachim, J. 2017. NGOs in world politics. In: Baylis, J., Smith, S. and Owens, P. eds. The Globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations. 7th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 347-362.

Park, S. 2017. International organizations in world politics. In: Baylis, J., Smith, S. and Owens, P. eds. The Globalization of world politics: an introduction to international relations. 7th ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 316-330.

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Bradshaw, J., Y. Chzhen, C. de Neubourg, G. Main, B. Martorano and L. Menchini. 2012, ‘Relative Income Poverty among Children in Rich Countries’, Innocenti Working Paper 2012-01, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence. Available online:

Chant, S. (ed.) 2010. The international handbook of gender and poverty: concepts, research, policy ISBN: 9781849805162 (ebk); 9781848443341 (hbk.); 184844334X (hbk.); 9781849800952 (pbk.); 1849800952 (pbk.). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. **

Dogra, N. 2012. Representations of global poverty: aid, development and international NGOs. London: I.B. Tauris.

Hulme, D. 2015. Global poverty: global governance and poor people in the post-2015 era ISBN: 9781138826816 hardcover; 1138826812 hardcover; 9781138826823 paperback; 1138826820 paperback; 9781315738932 electronic book 2nd ed. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge. **

Martell, L. 2017. Global inequality: Is Globalization a solution to World poverty? In: Martell, L. The Sociology of Globalization. 2nd ed. Cambridge, Malden: Polity. pp. 141-164. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Minujin, A. and Nandy, S. 2012. Global child poverty and well-being : measurement, concepts, policy and action ISBN: 9781847424822 (hbk.); 1847424821 (hbk.); 9781847424815 (pbk.); 1847424813 (pbk.); 9781447301141 (ebk.) . Bristol, UK; Chicago, IL: Policy Press.

Neubourg, C. de, J. Bradshaw, Y. Chzhen, G. Main, B. Martorano and L. Menchini 2012, ‘Child Deprivation, Multidimensional Poverty and Monetary Poverty in Europe’, Innocenti Working Paper 2012-02, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence. Available online:

Ortiz, I.; Moreira, D. L.; Engilbertsdóttir, S. 2012. Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives. Available at SSRN:

Smeeding, T. M. and J. Waldfogel. 2010. ‘ Fighting poverty: Attentive policy can make a huge difference’, Journal of policy analysis and management., 29(2): 401-407.

Spoor, M. 2004. Globalisation, poverty and conflict: a critical "development" reader. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic.

Thorbecke, E.; Nissanke, M.; World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2010. The Poor under Globalization in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Walker, R. et al. 2013. 'Poverty in Global Perspective: Is Shame a Common Denominator?' Journal of Social Policy. 42(2): 215-233. doi:10.1017/S0047279412000979

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Andersson, R. 2014. Illegality, inc: clandestine migration and the business of bordering Europe ISBN: 9780520282513 (hardback); 9780520282520 (paper); 9780520958289 (e-book). Oakland: University of California Press.

Arnold, G. 2012. Migration: changing the world London: Pluto. 

Brettell, C. & Hollifield, J.F. 2008. Migration Theory: Talking Across Disciplines 3rd ed. New York: Routledge.

Castles, S. 2013. The Forces Driving Global Migration. Journal of Intercultural Studies[Online]. 34(2), pp.122-140**

Castles, S. 2014. International migration at a crossroads. Citizenship Studies. [Online].18(2): 190-207.**

Castles, S. 2014. How migration transforms societies. In: Castles, S. The Age of Migration: international population movements in the modern world, 5th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (Chapter 3, pp.55-83 available as a pdf on the VLE – Online course readings folder)

Castles, S., de Haas, H., Miller, M.J. 2014 The Age of Migration. 5th Ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cohen, R. 2008.  Global Diasporas. 2nd ed. London: Routledge.

Dauvergne, C. 2008. Making people illegal: what globalization means for migration and law. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press.

Koser, K. 2007. International migration: a very short introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Koser, K. 2016. International migration: a very short introduction. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mavroudi, E. and Nagel, C. 2016. Global migration: patterns, processes and politics. London; New York: Routledge.**   

O'Reilly, K. 2012. International migration and social theory. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Parker, L.M. 2007. The Ethics of Migration and Immigration. [Online]. [Accessed 15 August 2015]. Available from:

Vecchio, F. 2015. Asylum seeking and the global city ISBN: 9780415858755 (hardback); 0415858755 (hardback); 9780203799093 (ebook) . Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge.

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Transnational/Global crime

Albanese, J. S. and Reichel, P. L. 2014. Transnational organized crime: an overview from six continents ISBN: 9781452290072. Los Angeles: SAGE.**

Allum, F. and Gilmour, S. 2012. Routledge handbook of transnational organized crime. Abingdon, Oxon;New York;: Routledge.

Battersby, P. 2014. The unlawful society : global crime and security in a complex world ISBN: 9781137282958 (hbk.) : £65.00. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bruinsma, G. 2015. Histories of transnational crime ISBN: 9781493924707; 1493924702. New York: Springer.

Cronenberg, D. 2006. Eastern Promises. [videorecording]. [s.l.]: Pathé. *Fictional film Available on Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

Findlay, M. 2000. The globalisation of crime: understanding transitional relationships in context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hönke, A. and Müller, M-M. 2016. The global making of policing : postcolonial perspectives ISBN: 9781138910201 (hardback); 9781315680040 (ebook). London; New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.

Kshetri, N. 2013. Cybercrime and cybersecurity in the global south ISBN: 9781137021939 (hbk.) : £57.50 Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Lee, M. 2011. Trafficking and global crime control ISBN: 9781412935579 (pbk.) : £22.99; 9781412935562 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1412935563 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1412935571 (pbk.) : £22.99. Los Angeles: SAGE. 

Letschert, R. M. and Dijk, J. v. 2011. The new faces of victimhood : globalization, transnational crimes and victim rights ISBN: 940073896X; 9789400738966. Dordrecht: Springer.

Madsen, F. 2009. Transnational organised crime. London: Routledge. 

McCulloch, J. and Pickering, S. (eds). 2012. Borders and crime : pre-crime, mobility and serious harm in an age of globalization ISBN: 9780230300293; 0230300294; 9781137283825 (ebk); 1137283823 (ebk). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mitsilegas, V., Hufnagel, S., and Moiseienko, A. 2019. Research handbook on transnational crime. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Piotrowicz, R.; Rijken, C. and Uhl, B. H. 2018. Routledge handbook of human trafficking. Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge.

Reichel, P. L. 2005. Handbook of transnational crime and justice ISBN: 0761926224 (cloth) Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.  

Reichel, P. L.; Albanese, J. S. 2014. Handbook of transnational crime and justice. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: SAGE.** 

Ryan, P. J. and Rush, G. E. (eds). 1997. Understanding organized crime in global perspective: a reader ISBN: 0761909826 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0761909818 Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications.

Ryder, N., Turksen, U. and Hassler, S. 2015. Fighting financial crime in the global economic crisis ISBN: 9780415706933 (hbk.); 0415706939 (hbk.); 9781315867663 (ebk.); 1315867664 (ebk.); 9781317964377 (ebk.). Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon;New York NY;: Routledge.

Schendel, W. v. and Abraham, I. (eds). 2005. Illicit flows and criminal things: states, borders, and the other side of globalization ISBN: 025321811X (pbk. : alk. paper); 025334669X (cloth : alk. paper). Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Williams, P. and Vlassis, D. 2001. Combating transnational crime: concepts, activities and responses ISBN: 071468175X (pbk.) : No price; 0714651567. London: Frank Cass.

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Space and place

Cresswell, T. 2015. Place [electronic resource]: an introduction ISBN: 9781118574164 29.99 (NL). 2nd ed. Chichester: Wiley. **

Massey, D. 1994. Space, place and gender ISBN: 0745612350; 0745612369 (pbk). Cambridge: Polity.

Massey, D. 2005. For space ISBN: 1412903629 (pbk); 1412903610 (hbk); 9781446259474 ebook. London: Sage. Electronic resource:

May, J. 1996. “Globalization and the politics of place: place and identity in Inner London”. Transactions. 21(1): 194-215.

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Global Environment

Attfield, R. 2015. Ethics of the global environment . 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Brooks, A. 2015. Clothing poverty: the hidden world of fast fashion and second-hand clothes ISBN: 9781783600670 (paperback); 1783600675 (paperback); 9781783600687 (hardback); 1783600683 (hardback); 9781783600700 (pdf); 1783600705 (pdf); 9781783600694 (epub); 1783600691 (epub); 9781783600717 (mobi); 1783600713 (mobi). London: Zed Books.**

Chasek, P.S. 2016. Achieving Sustainable Development. In: Snarr, M.T. and Snarr, D. N. (eds) Introducing Global Issues. 6th ed. London: Boulder. pp. 291-309. ** (Available as a pdf on the VLE – Online course readings folder) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva    

Colenbrander, S, Lazar, L, Haddaoui, C et al. (26 more authors) (2019) Climate Emergency, Urban Opportunity: The unique and crucial roles of national governments. Report. World Resources Institute and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group.

El-Haggar, S. and Samaha, A. 2019. Roadmap for Global Sustainability: Rise of the Green Communities. Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Frances M. A. (ed.) 2012. Global environmental issues. 2nd ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.**

Greiner, A. and Semmler, W. 2008. The global environment, natural resources, and economic growth [electronic resource] Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Horton, B. and Horton, P. (2020) COVID-19 and the climate emergency: Do common origins and solutions reside in the global agrifood system? One Earth, 3(1). pp. 20-22. 

Jones, J. A. A. 2010. Water sustainability: a global perspective. London: Hodder Education.

Knowles, C. 2014. Flip-flop: a journey through globalisation's backroads ISBN: 9780745334110 (pbk.) : £18.99; 9780745334127 (hbk.) : £60.00; 9781783711512 (ePub ebook) : £18.99; 9781783711529 (Kindle ebook) : £18.99. London: PlutoPress. 

Lahlou, S. 2010. Case studies in sustainable consumption and production: energy use and the built environment ISBN: 9781906093259; 1906093253. Sheffield: Greenleaf.

McMichael, A. J., Woodruff, R. E., & Hales, S. (2006). Climate change and human health: present and future risksThe Lancet (British Edition)367(9513), 859–869.

Moran, E.F. 2010. Environmental social science: human-environment interactions and sustainability. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.**   

Ripple, W. J., Wolf, C., Newsome, T. M., Barnard, P., & Moomaw, W. R. 2020. World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate EmergencyBioscience70(1), 8–12.

Spedding, C. R. W. (1995). Sustainability in animal production systems. Animal science., 61, pp 1-8 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

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Relevant Journals

Global-e: a Global Studies Journal

Global Networks


New global studies ISSN: 1940-0004; 2194-6566  

This list was last updated on 31/10/2021