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Re-Globalization and Public Imagination

Serious attention to public imagination needs to be at the center of theoretical and policy frameworks toward the planetary future. The reason is simple: imagination comes before political action, and... only sustained, bold political action can carry through toward tangible outcomes a sufficient reorientation of planet-wide human priorities.

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Executive editor

Michael Curtin

managing editor

Victor Faessel

Advisory committee

Janet Afary

Alison Brysk

Jan Nederveen Pieterse

Contributing editors

Daniele Archibugi

Neera Chandhoke

Scarlett Cornelissen

Ayça Çubukçu

Richard Falk

Bishnupriya Ghosh


Penelope Green

Marwan Kraidy

Jie-Hyun Lim

Matthias Middell

Laikwan Pang

Yeidy Rivero


Lila Abu-Lughod

Celso Amorim

Ien Ang

Helmut Anheier

Arjun Appadurai

Roland Benedikter

Manuela Boatca

Craig Calhoun

Manuel Castells

Rey Chow

Allen Chun

Manuela Ciotti

Elaine Coburn

Donatella della Porta

Ana Maria Ochoa Gautier

Abdellah Hammoudi

Maria Immacolata Vassallo

De Lopes

Aniko Imre

Koichi Iwabuchi

Paul James

Dayan Jayatilleka

Mark Juergensmeyer

Habibul Khondker

Ranjani Mazumdar

Anne McClintock

Nivedita Menon

Sara Mourad

Tarik Sabry

Dominic Sachsenmaier

Saskia Sassen

Mona Kanwal Sheikh

Manfred Steger

Daya Thussu

Anna Tsing

David Wank

Wendy Willems

Steven Witt

Surichai Wungae

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