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2014

December 15, 2014
The world we live in is a rapidly changing place. Today several human change processes labeled “transitions”—complex multi-scalar...
a deer grazes near a suburban fence
November 5, 2014
Virtually every emerging disease in the past two centuries can be linked to transformations of the world’s economic landscape and...
October 9, 2014
Western war reporting sometimes bolsters the totalizing logic of globalization, constructing and disseminating images of conflict that...
Accra Mall
September 8, 2014
As Accra’s developers seek out new foreign investment, they must market the city itself as a commodity. What, then, are the...
July 11, 2014
Whether China can form a new center for global accumulation in the long run depends crucially upon the Chinese state-capitalist...
July 1, 2014
More than ever before, people are in motion. According to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), every year almost one billion people...
illuminated signs, Piccadilly Circus, London, UK
June 1, 2014
There is still a dearth of research on how the global imaginary is symbolically and socially produced. Thus, the visual archive...
poster for event Convergence February 2010
April 30, 2014
The history of broad-based left wing movement coalitions in earlier periods is arguably of relevance to understanding the processes of...
cruise ship on open ocean
April 17, 2014
Cruise ship companies are part of a huge and expanding global industry, yet they are on an economically, socially, and environmentally...
old “list of works,” courtesy of Danish Royal Library, Copenhagen
February 5, 2014
Scholarly works published in the last ten years ask new questions of the very institution and institutionalization of world literature...