Reversing the globalization backlash

By Colin Crouch

Reversing the backlash against globalization requires active politics in two opposite directions: the strengthening of democracy beyond the level of the nation state; and strenuous efforts at local economic development.

In The Globalization Paradox Dani Rodrik argued that we have a choice among democracy, national sovereignty and … Read More

Cities in Global Capitalism

Cities in Global Capitalism explores what is called here the city-capitalism nexus and its political, economic and cultural significance in times of advanced globalization. Today, cities are at the centre of debates over capitalist globalization and everyday life. The professional news outlets as well as the multitudinous social media are … Read More

The Sociology of Globalization, 2nd Edition

Anti-globalization, global protest and anti-capitalism

The first edition of The Sociology of Globalization (2010) discussed anti-globalization movements since the 1980s. These are against capitalist or neoliberal globalization and for alternatives of human and labour rights, social justice, global equality, and democratic control. They’re anti-war, ecological and concerned about human health. … Read More