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TRADE

Low-End Globalization: How China Is Developing the Developing World

When most people think of globalization, they think of Apple, Samsung, McDonald’s, Huawei—vast corporations with globally recognized brands. Yet many people experience globalization not through…
DEMOCRACY

The Philippines Beyond the Dark Spell

The Philippines is under a dark spell. Since May 2016, it has been ruled by a strongman who has called for the “genocide” of drug…
EDUCATION

Liberal Arts in Asia: Globalization and Its (Dis)Contents

“Forget liberal arts. If you want a job, you had better get a business or STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) degree.” Since the time…
MIGRATION

Brokers and Migration Infrastructure

Today, we know a great deal about why rural villagers across Asia travel abroad to become migrant workers, as well as their struggles in destination…
MIGRATION

Hong Kong Migrant Workers Take the Reins of Leadership

It was a typical Sunday for Nur Halimah. Early in the morning, she and her friends from the Hong Kong Indonesian Migrant Workers Co-op were…
GENDER

China’s Forgotten Role in Western Second-Wave Feminism

What do we imagine when we refer to “the global” or “globalization”? As many scholars have pointed out, the Anglo-European experience has often been considered…
CITIES

Changing the World … in Small and Creative Ways

I was always told to make change, loads of change, as much change as I can muster, and make my mark on the world. Growing…
GENDER

Masculinity in Radicalization

With the recent collapse of the Islamic State’s headquarters in Raqqa, one is led to wonder: what will happen to those fighters who managed to…
INCLUSIVENESS

Making Sense of Global Disorder

The global economy is experiencing the first acceleration in synchronized growth in 10 years; growth is picking up in all the major economies and regions…
TRADE

The Palace and the Harbor

Instances of contact between distant societies during the 16th and 17th centuries often form part of the “great narrative” of the “Westernization of the world.”…
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