Thursday, October 22, 2015

Symposium on Paramilitarism in the Modern Americas, November 12-13

See below, for information on an upcoming symposium at the University of Arizona, where I will be presenting updated material related to my 2012 book and put forward a theoretical approach for understanding the "flexibilization" of paramilitarism in the context of global economic restructuring.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NEW BOOK: Globalization and Transnational Capitalism in Asia and Oceania

   Please ask your local librarian to order a copy of the new volume that I have published with Routledge.   See here for a PDF of my introductory chapter: "Global capitalism and transnational class formation in Asia and Oceania." 

The book gathers together papers presented at the second biennial conference of the Network for Critical Studies of Global Capitalism which took place at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia in July of 2013.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Upcoming talk at CSULB

This March 23rd I will be giving a few talks on the Caribbean's shifting political economy.  More specifically I will look at the restructuring of the cruise ship, remittance, mining, and export processing industries and how social groups have been caught up in the changes taking place. The talks will be hosted by the International Studies Program at California State University of Long Beach. 

Friday, January 30, 2015

UCSB Department of Sociology Ranked Number One

A new study by College Factual has ranked the department that I teach in as the #1 Sociology program in the country. For more information see here.