Sandra Halperin: Trans-Local and Trans-Regional Structures in Global Development: A "Horizontal" Perspective

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Sandra Halperin is a professor in international relations in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London and co-director of its Centre for Global and Transnational Politics. Her main research areas include global development, the historical sociology of global relations, the causes and conditions of war and peace, and Middle East politics. She is the author of War and Social Change in Modern Europe: The Great Transformation Revisited; coeditor (with Gordon Laxer) of Global Civil Society and Its Limits; and author of In the Mirror of the Third World: Capitalist Development in Modern Europe; as well as articles on global development, democracy in the Middle East, Islam and religious revival, nationalism, ethnic conflict, international systems change, international relations theory and western conceptions of modernity, the Industrial Revolution, and development theory. She is currently at work on two books: one on global development and a second one on research methods in politics and international.

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