Books written by William D. Coleman

Unsettled Legitimacy

UBC Press | June 1, 2010 | 408 pages
The contributors explore the disruptions and reconfigurations of political authority that accompany globalization. Arguing that we live in an era in which political legitimacy at multiple scales of authority is under strain, they show that globalization has also created demands for regulation,... More Info

Renegotiating Community

UBC Press | January 1, 2009 | 312 pages
This collaborative, interdisciplinary study reframes debates about community, globalization, and autonomy by analyzing the multiple ways in which communities are renegotiating their autonomy under conditions of globalization. Both as a concept and a set of social relationships, community is central... More Info

Property, Territory, Globalization

UBC Press | January 1, 2012 | 288 pages
In a world of flux, as old territorial borders dissolve and new nationscome together, who controls ideas, information, and creativity? Whopatrols the new frontiers? This volume opens a window to the dark sideof globalization and the struggles for autonomy it has generated --from forest disputes to... More Info
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Indigenous Peoples and Autonomy

Univ of British Columbia Pr | December 1, 2010 | 294 pages
The passage of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in 2007 focused attention on the ways in which Indigenous peoples are adapting to the pressures of globalization and development. This volume extends the discussion by presenting case studies from around the world that explore... More Info

Cultural Autonomy

UBC Press | March 23, 2017 | 336 pages
In recent years, globalization has challenged concepts such as local culture and cultural autonomy. And the rampant commodification of cultural products that has accompanied the global turn has called into question the way we define culture itself. Have these developments transformed the... More Info