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Property, State and Geopolitics: Re-Interpreting the Turkish Road to Modernity
This dissertation re-interprets and re-historicizes the origin and development of capitalism in the late Ottoman Empire and Turkey, and by doing so, it explores in a new light the question of multiple modernities. Contrary ...
Imagined Communities of 'Whiteness': Racial-Nationalist Origins of Settler-State Formation in Argentina and Canada, 1840-1914
This dissertation sits at the intersection of critical international political economy and a decolonizing, anti-racist approach to empirical political science. Specifically, I examine how liberal state forms are presupposed ...
The Political Economy of Commercial Arbitration: The Corporatization of U.S. Arbitration Law
Arbitration is not just about economic and business efficiency, as its advocates argue, reducing the costs and delays associated with litigation. As I shall illustrate in this thesis, corporations have used arbitration ...
Forces of Chaos and Anarchy: Rock Music, the New Left and Social Movements, 1964 to 1972
This dissertation engages an unresolved debate on the rock aesthetic in New Left Review, between Perry Anderson and David Fernbach while pointing toward a new dialectical social theory with which to analyze cultural form ...
The Persistence of American Economic Power in Global Capitalism: From the 1960s into the Twenty-First Century
This dissertation intervenes in the more than four decades-long debate on the decline or persistence of American economic power. It argues that we cannot move forward without reconceptualizing the nature of economic power ...