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:


Ethics, Pedagogy and Praxis in “Asia’s World City”

facilitated classroom discussion in “Debating Global Society.” Photo credit: the authors

By Wu Shuang and Adrian J. Bailey

July 17, 2018

[T]he re-scaling of ethics is linked to the politics of knowledge and participation through affective connections. As such, an…

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This is What Democracy Looks Like: 21st Century Elections in Mexico and Beyond

voters at polling station in Mexico, 2018. Photo credit: Alison Brysk

By Alison Brysk

July 10, 2018

Former Mexico City mayor López Obrador’s program of anti-corruption, increased social services, and greater government…

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Democracy, diversity and the protracted populism of Turkey

flag of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- campaign rally in Istanbul, June 2018.

By Ali Emre Benli

July 3, 2018

The AKP has been able to remain in power and maintain its populist discourse for 16 years. [….] The problem with protracted…

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Tourism, Capital, and Livelihoods in Africa

tourist enjoys 'Bushman tourism' in Botswana. Photo credit: Junko Maruyama

By Scarlett Cornelissen

June 26, 2018

The continent can be seen as an experimental ground for many of the key ideas around nature-based, alternative, and sustainable…

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Japanese Constitutional Principles as a Bridgehead to Global Democracy

By Yoshikazu Nakatani

June 19, 2018

Japanese nationalism characteristically takes an ethnic rather than civic emphasis. It is prone to an authoritarian statism. […

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