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Global Politics and Development Centre

Department of Politics and International Relations

Royal Holloway

University of London

Egham, Surrey

TW20 0EX

info@glopoldev.co.uk

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Over half the world lives under authoritarian regimes. For these people, the opportunity to engage in politics moves outside the state's territory. Mobilising across borders, diasporas emerge to challenge such governments.

This book offers an in-depth examination of the internal politics of transnational mobilisation.

Studying Rwandan and Zimbabwean exiles, it exposes the power, interests, and unexpected agendas behind mobilisat...

At the global level, international actors have repeatedly expressed their desire to end hunger and food insecurity. However, food insecurity has persisted. More analysis is hence needed on the link between continuously high levels of global food insecurity and the ever increasing flow of development aid.

Global Food Security and Development Aid investigates the impact that development aid has had on food security in developin...

The nation-state is a fairly recent historical phenomenon.

Human history over the past two to four millennia has been dominated by empires, and the legacies of these empires continues to shape the contemporary world in ways that are not always recognised or fully understood.

Much research and writing about European colonial empires has focused on relations between them and their colonies.

This book examines the phenomenon of empi...

Re-Envisioning Global Development offers an original conceptualisation of capitalist development from its origins to the present day.


Most approaches to understanding contemporary development assume that industrial capitalism was achieved through a process of nationally organised economic growth, and that in recent years its organisation has become increasingly trans-local or global.

However, Halperin shows that nationally orga...

The crisis in East Pakistan in 1971, which preceded the birth of Bangladesh, led to ten million refugees crossing the border into India.

This book argues that this massive influx of refugees within a few short months changed ideas about citizenship and belonging in South Asia.

The book looks at how the Indian state, while generously keeping its borders open to the refugees, made it clear that these refugees were different from...

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