global-e

The Global Studies Consortium maintains close ties to global-e, a global studies e-journal published by the 21st Century Global Dynamics research cluster at UCSB.

Latest articles from global-e:


Colonial Modernity and The Predicament of Liberalism in Hong Kong

pro-Beijing protestors wave Hong Kong and PRC flags

By Law Wing Sang

May 15, 2018

Beijing has retreated from its previously tolerant attitude towards Hong Kong’s dissenting voices. At the same time, local…

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Toleration or Learning through Ethical Collisions?

burkini-clad woman surrounded by police on beach in France in 2016

By Maeve Cooke

May 8, 2018

[I]n contexts of intense ethical collision, respect-based toleration may help to establish non-hostile social conditions that allow…

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Will ‘Democracy’ Survive, and in What Form? Hard Questions in Dark Times

Indian voters at 2014 rally wear masks of the face of Narendra Modi

By Richard Falk

May 1, 2018

The legitimating imprimatur of democracy should be based on something more objective than the language of self-identification—that…

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Freedom as Articulation: Reflections on Liberalism in Hong Kong

banknote, 100 Hong Kong Dollars

By Li Cho-kiu

April 24, 2018

[T]he idea of freedom in supposedly “postcolonial” Hong Kong is still very much colonial and objectified—it is often talked about…

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Human vs. National Security

installation by French artist JR peers over the U.S.-Mexico border at Tecate, California

By Mahendra P. Lama

April 17, 2018

South Asian strategic thinkers have always sidelined and trampled any attempt to change the traditional contours of security…

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