Beyond Free Market: Social Inclusion and Globalization


Freedom, science, and the wealth of nationsCritique of rational decision makingEnd of the Cold War, neoliberalism, and globalizationDoes necessity reveal itself as a chance happening?Organization of the bookReferencesDevelopment alternatives beyond the “free market”: Progressive capitalism and democratic socialismIntroductionLimits of capitalismThe development era, aka the "Golden Age" of capitalism, 1945- 7970sThe globalization era: neoliberalism and the unravelling of the post-war compromise, 1970s-Financialization and the Great Recession of 2007-9Varieties of social democratic capitalism: Progressive capitalism and democratic socialismConclusionReferencesSocial reproduction, social movements and market failureIntroductionAusterity, social reproduction, and social movementsNeoliberal restructuringSocial movements against austeritySocial reproduction: Definitions and theoryCrises of care, COVID-19, and the Carceral StatePandemic, crisis, and social reproductionWho gets protected and how?Conclusion: Coronavirus, race, and genderReferencesGlobalization and the twin scourges of illiberalism and inequalityIntroductionGlobalization and inequalityIlliberalismConclusionsNotesReferencesGender, climate, and conflict in forced migrationIntroductionHistorical and social contextRefugee policyGender and sexual violenceOil and conflictNexus dynamics of refugee policy, sexual violence, and oil conflictsPopular perception and critique: The free market and neoliberal economicsEmerging alternativesSpecial economic zonesBio-logics and logics of capitalConclusionsReferencesHuman greed versus human needs: Decarbonization of the global economyIntroductionHuman greedHuman needsDiscussionConclusionNotesReferencesThe fall of the dollarIntroductionThe dollar centrality: How did that happen?Currency power: An overview of monetary rivalryPrerequisites for an international currencyStatus of the dollar, euro and renminbi in the financial and political sectorsThe dollarThe euroThe renminbiProspect of China's digital currencyConclusionReferencesDream and reality of free mobility in asian labor migration regimesIntroductionLabor migration as triple winsArgument - Neoliberal migrant surveillanceParticularities of Asian intraregional labor migrationMigrants' perpetual immobilityJapan - Neoliberal commodification of migrant labor and surveillanceThe Philippines - A labor brokerage stateConclusionReferencesDemography, development and demagogues. Is population growth good or bad for economic development?IntroductionAfrica's population growth and trendsDemographic transition in AfricaDemographic dividendReaping a demographic dividend: The Ethiopian caseReaping a demographic dividend: The Nigerian caseOther economic growth factorsConclusionReferencesSharing the pie? The fourth industrial revolution and the sharing/platform economy: Distributive justice implicationsIntroductionThe fourth industrial revolutionThe platform economyTransportationConsumer goodsProfessional servicesHealthcareDistributive justiceConclusionReferencesUneven development, discrimination in housing and organized resistanceA neighbourhood crisisFinancialization of housing and global capitalImmigration, labour and marginal areasUnhousedBuilding power towards liberationConclusionReferencesThe fear for another revolution/colonialism: The evolution of the monroe doctrine as an instrument of racist domination and hegemony in the caribbeanDomination and hegemonyDominance and hegemony in 'the fear for another Haiti'The fear of "another Venezuela", in 1903The fear of "another Cuba"The fear of 'another Venezuela', againConcluding remarksReferencesInternational development financing in a post-bretton woods worldIntroductionBretton Woods Institutions - origins and performanceThe origins of the Bretton Woods Institutions (BWI)Trade LiberalizationPoverty reductionPerpetuation of Colonial InfluenceThe rise of the South: Evidence and perceptionsThe rise of the SouthThe attenuation of Northern influence and the Northern reaction: The anti-globalization movements and its political expressionsImplications for International development financingInternational tradeFDI and remittancesAidNew development financing entitiesConclusion: The future of development financing and Covid-19The impact of the Covid-19 pandemicNotesReferencesTurning the tide on canada, the empire: Genuine reconciliation, pluriversality, and indigeneityState of indigeneity, reconciliation and rights issuesReconciliation and transnational pluriversalityIndigeneity, Canada, and the world stageCanada, the empireConclusionNotesReferencesCivil society and the fault lines of global democracyContext: the social landscape of democratic societiesThe social fault lines of the democratic orderRacismGenderIndigenous communitiesMass surveillance of citizensMass media, corporate finance and "Manufacturing consent"Education and inequalityClobal economic ethicsSocial divide, identity politics and the civil societyConclusion: Pluralism, the path of agency and transformationReferences