Governing global supply chain sustainability through the ethical audit regime

Genevieve LeBaron, Jane Lister, and Peter Dauvergne, Globalizations, 2017
Conceptually, the article challenges prevailing characterizations of the audit regime as a technical, neutral, and benign tool of supply chain governance, and highlights its embeddedness in struggles over the legitimacy and effectiveness of the industry-led privatization of global governance.

Offshore: Exploring the worlds of global outsourcing

Jamie Peck, Oxford University Press, 2017
Offshore outsourcing-the movement of jobs to lower-wage countries-is one of the defining features of globalization. Politically controversial from the beginning, “offshoring” is conventionally seen as a threat to jobs, wages, and economic security in higher-income countries-having become synonymous with the dirty work of globalization.

Interlocking directorates and corporate networks

Jean Philippe Sapinski and William K. Carroll, Handbook of the International Political Economy of the Corporation, 2017
This chapter provides an introduction to the literature on interlocking directorates and corporate networks.

Food, 2nd Edition

Jennifer Clapp, Polity Press, 2016
We all need food to survive, and forty percent of the world?s population relies on agriculture for their livelihood. Yet control over food is concentrated in relatively few hands.

Environmentalism of the Rich

Peter Dauvergne, MIT Press, 2016
What it means for global sustainability when environmentalism is dominated by the concerns of the affluent—eco-business, eco-consumption, wilderness preservation.