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Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in the Global Age
|Pleyers, Geoffrey (2010).
Cambridge: Polity Press
Based of extensive field research conducted since 1999, Geoffrey Pleyers analyses the worldwide movement of 'alter-globalization activists', that is, those who contest globalization in its neo-liberal form and have developed new ways to become actors in the global age.


Cosmopolitanism: Ideals and Realities
|Held, David (2010).
Cambridge: Polity Press
Professor David Held makes the case for a cosmopolitan approach to contemporary global politics.He presents a systematic theory of cosmopolitanism, explicating its core principles and justifications, and examines the role many of these principles have played in the development of global politics.

The Cosmopolitanism Reader

The Cosmopolitanism Reader
|Brown, Garrett and David Held (eds) (2010).
Cambridge: Polity Press
This volume brings together 25 seminal essays in the development of cosmopolitan thought by some of the world's most distinguished cosmopolitan thinkers and critics.

Jihad and Just War in the War on Terror

Jihad and Just War in the War on Terror
|Brahimi, Alia (2010).
Oxford University Press
LSE Global Governance Research Fellow, Alia Brahimi, offers an exploration of the ways in which George W. Bush and Osama bin Laden drew upon, and simultaneously re-conceptualised, important moral concepts from within the Western and Islamic just war traditions.

The Ultimate Weapon is No Weapon

The Ultimate Weapon is No Weapon: Human Security and the New Rules of War and Peace.
|Beebe, Shannon D. and Mary Kaldor (2010).
Brought together from distant points on the political spectrum, LSE Global Governance co-director Mary Kaldor and Lieutenant Colonel Shannon D. Beebe explain and explore a new idea for stabilising the dangerous neighborhoods of the world.