Comparative Perspectives on Aging and the Life Course
Written by leading scholars, this text on global aging is distinguished by its perspective on universal similarities and sociocultural differences across nations. This second edition presents coverage of topics in social gerontology, and expands its treatment of health behaviour, health care, families, caregiving, older workers, and retirement.
Winner of the 2018 Paul M. Sweezy--Paul A. Baran Memorial Award, this volume examines the exploitation of labor in the Global South, focusing on the issue of labor within global value chains and offering a deft empirical analysis of unit labor costs that is closely related to Marx's own theory of exploitation.tion.
The Appeal of Authoritarianism in an Age of Uncertainty
Explores the recent international decline in democracy and the psychological appeal of authoritarianism in the context of rapid globalization. By understanding the psychological foundations of the surge in populism and authoritarian leadership, we can better develop ways to nurture and safeguard democracy.
A call to action to include marginalized, non-western communities in the continuously expanding digital revolution In the digital age, technology has shrunk the physical world into a "global village," where we all seem to be connected as an online community as information travels to the farthest reaches of the planet with the click of a mouse. ......
This book investigates the meteoric rise of mobile webtoons-also known as webcomics-and the dynamic relationships between serialised content, artists, agencies, platforms and applications, as well as the global readership associated with them.