Review of Richard Falk and James Rosenau, 1996

Martin Shaw Richard Falk On Humane Governance: Towards a New Global Politics Cambridge: Polity, 1995, xvi + 288 pp James N Rosenau and Mary Durfee, Thinking Theory Thoroughly: Coherent Approaches to an Incoherent World Oxford: Westview, 1995, xiv + 218 pp from Millennium 1996 Each of these books is a cooperative effort, rather unusual in… Continue reading Review of Richard Falk and James Rosenau, 1996

review of Jan Aart Scholte, Globalization, 2000

Martin Shaw Jan Aart Scholte, Globalization: A Critical Introduction London: Macmillan 2000. ISBN 0-333-66022-6 Draft of a review for Millennium: Journal of International Studies Do we need another book on globalization? Jan Aart Scholte is modest enough to pose this question, but his text is a plausible riposte. What we get in here is the… Continue reading review of Jan Aart Scholte, Globalization, 2000

The political meaning of global change, review article, 1999

Martin Shaw The political meaning of global change From International Politics, 36, 419-424, 1999. Offprints available: email me Peter Dicken. GLOBAL SHIFT: TRANSFORMING THE WORLD ECONOMY. Third edition. New York: Guilford Press, 1998. xvi + 496pp. paper Zygmunt Bauman. GLOBALIZATION: THE HUMAN CONSEQUENCES. New York: Columbia University Press, 1998. 138 pp. $24.50 hardcover. Wolfgang H.… Continue reading The political meaning of global change, review article, 1999

Michael Mann’s Wiles Lectures: Modernity and Globalization, May 2000

first published at http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Users/hafa3/mann.htm Martin Shaw Imposing Labels on Ages: Modernity and Globalization Michael Mann's Wiles Lectures, Queen's University, Belfast, 23-26 May 2000 The historical sociologist, Michael Mann, delivering this flagship series of historical lectures for 2000, chose as his theme the way that we delineate and label historical periods. It is a feature of… Continue reading Michael Mann’s Wiles Lectures: Modernity and Globalization, May 2000

A regressive crystallization of global state power: theorising a response to the ‘war against terrorism’, 2001

from http://www.theglobalsite.ac.uk/press/109shaw.htm Martin Shaw International Relations and Politics, University of Sussex m.shaw@sussex.ac.uk Contents: Introduction; Theoretical foundations; The third Western war of the global era; Conclusions Introduction As the world lurches into what is called a new type of war, everyone inevitably falls back on old emotional, moral and intellectual resources for their sense of what… Continue reading A regressive crystallization of global state power: theorising a response to the ‘war against terrorism’, 2001