Puar uses the concept of “debility”—bodily injury and social exclusion brought on by economic and political factors—to disrupt the category of disability.
The book reveals the human cost of buyer-driven supply chains and capitalism by examining the consequences of the relationship between Apple and its supplier Foxconn on Chinese workers.
Yergin offers an account of how energy revolutions and climate change shape great power rivalries and their geopolitical strategies while setting them on a collision course in their pursuit of global dominance.
Eve Blau looks at how ideological conflict shaped the buildings of Red Vienna and how political meaning became manifested in architecture.
Western retailers and merchandisers ship their production overseas, primarily to Asia. Hamilton and Kao trace the rise and fall of Taiwan as the main OEM destination for these retailers. Drawing on hundreds of interviews with Taiwanese businesspeople, they show how intermediate-demand driven supply chains structure production according to the logic of making money.
Blanchette sheds light on ideological battles waged within China since the death of Mao Zedong. He claims that China is undergoing a Maoist revival and analyzes individuals and groups that are behind it.
Davis and Wei chronicle the Trump administration’s trade war with China, documenting successive rounds of failed negotiations and frustrated plans.
Tcherneva presents the case for a universal, permanent, federally funded and decentralized program that offers voluntary employment opportunities to those willing and ready to work.
In his book, Blustein chronicles the contentious diplomatic history that led to China’s WTO membership and the subsequent trade woes that resulted from the China Shock.