Moore, P and Worth, O, (eds.) 2009, Globalization and the 'new' semi-peripheries , International Political Economy Series , Palgrave.
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The semi-periphery, in the form of a state or a production zone within the middle tiers of world production was traditionally regarded as a mediator between the advanced and the 'underdeveloped' parts of the world and was often marked by instability and as a potential revolutionary agent. Work and production continue to divide the rich and the poor, but the actual methods and possibility for the anti-systemic change of globalizing capitalism is revisited in this book. Contributors to this volume speak to one another across chapters to ask what exactly the relevance of the semi-periphery will be. Will it be a transformative entity or not, in the context of the emergence of 'globalization' and specific 'world orders' as forms of explanations within World Politics? This collection re-examines and re-assesses the role of the semi-periphery in world politics and argues that the processes of globalization have led us to widen our understanding of the semi-periphery, through a range of case studies as well as theoretical chapters.
|Editors:||Moore, P and Worth, O|
|Themes:||Built and Human Environment
Media, Digital Technology and the Creative Economy
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Schools > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Democracy and Human Rights|
|Series Name:||International Political Economy Series|
|Depositing User:||P Moore|
|Date Deposited:||19 Oct 2011 11:39|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 17:15|
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