Search results

Open Access (free)
One way to Europeanisation
Maria João Seabra

relations with the countries of Latin America’. It was the first time since the Portuguese accession that the government had changed (the PSD had won the 1985, 1987 and 1991 general elections). Portuguese document to the Inter-governmental Conference www.minnestrangeiros.pt/politica/europeia/engindex.html The Directorate General for Community Affairs was created in 1985, under the designation Directorate-General of the European Communities. The change of name took place in the framework of global restructuring of the Foreign Ministry, in 1994. See Pedro Sanchez da Costa

in Fifteen into one?
The restructuring of work in Britain
Louise Amoore

speech goes on to state that Britain has made the ‘right’ and ‘flexible’ policy response at a pace that matches the speed of social change. What we can see here is one face of the making of a particular kind of global restructuring, one that for many commentators is captured by a ‘British model’ of neo-liberal or hyperliberal capitalism. Yet, how can we make sense of a ‘national capitalism’ given, for example, the prevalence of German banks in the City of London, the Japanese multinationals on northern business parks and the migrant workers providing much of the

in Globalisation contested
Open Access (free)
Identities and incitements
Saurabh Dube

, 2004 ). 22 Mrinalini Sinha , Colonial Masculinity: The “Manly Englishman” and the “Effeminate Bengali” in the Late Nineteenth Century ( Manchester : Manchester University Press , 1995 ); Mrinalini Sinha , Specters of Mother India: The Global Restructuring of an Empire

in Subjects of modernity
Imaginaries, power, connected worlds
Jeremy C.A. Smith

underpinned by the global restructuring of production and heightened insecurity. Refugees fleeing war, persecution or environmental loss are part of this. The greater number are the millions of guest workers drawn to the hotspots of global economic activity, those in the international trade in coerced and bonded labour and mobile professional and entrepreneurial elites. Needless to say, the experiences across that range could not be more divergent. A number of the patterns of migration into Western Europe follow the entanglements of empire created by European colonialism

in Debating civilisations
Open Access (free)
A cognitive perspective
Gilles Allaire

–25 April, University of California, Berkeley. Tirole, J. (1988), The Theory of Industrial Organization, Cambridge, MA, MIT Press. Urry, J. (2000), Sociology beyond Society: Mobilities for the Twenty-First Century, London, Routledge. Warde, A. and Martens, L. (2000), Eating Out: Social Differentiation, Consumption and Pleasure, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Whatmore, S. and Thorne, L. (1997), ‘Nourishing networks: alternative geographies of food’, in Goodman, D. and Watts, M. (eds), Globalising Food: Agrarian Questions and Global Restructuring, London, Routledge

in Qualities of food
Order and security in post-Cold War Europe
Dimitris N. Chryssochoou, Michael J. Tsinisizelis, Stelios Stavridis, and Kostas Ifantis

Change in World Politics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992; Susan Strange, Casino Capitalism, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1986. Robert Cox, ‘Global Restructuring: Making Sense of the Changing International Political Economy’, in Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey R. D. Underhill (eds), Political Economy and the Changing Global Order, London: Macmillan, 1994, p. 49. Ibid. Ibid. ‘At one time, the military–bureaucratic form of state seemed to be optimum in countries of peripheral capitalism for the enforcement of monetary discipline. Now, International Monetary Fund

in Theory and reform in the European Union
Open Access (free)
The evolving international financial architecture
Shalendra D. Sharma

systems and issuing red alerts when countries fail to provide adequate information; (2) a Contingent Global Financial Facility to provide contingent credit lines to countries that, although solvent, face temporary liquidity problems (to be eligible, these countries would have to meet some minimum standards of disclosure and transparency); and (3) a Global Restructuring Agency to provide conditional lending and policy advice to crisis countries. Edwards’ proposal has the potential to create an even larger bureaucracy, with coordination and duplication problems. Imagine a

in The Asian financial crisis