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Held, David

Works: 244 works in 1,105 publications in 4 languages and 21,749 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Thesis advisor, Composer, Other, Interviewee
Classifications: JZ1318, 303.482
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Most widely held works by David Held
Models of democracy by David Held ( Book )
73 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1987, this book combines a succinct but far-reaching introduction to democracy from classical Greece to the present with a critical discussion of what democracy means today. The new edition has been extensively revised and updated to take account of the transformation in world politics during the past ten years, and includes four new chapters: on the impact on democracy of the fall of the Soviet empire, the prospects of the democratic nation-state in the light of intensified regionalization and globalization, republicanism, and the future of democracy in a global era
Global transformations : politics, economics and culture by David Held ( Book )
96 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book throws new light on the complex processes that are reshaping the contemporary world. All too often debates about globalization - and about whether it implies the end of the nation-state - have descended into polemics and confusion. Global Transformations overcomes these difficulties. Based on many years of original research, it maps the shape and scope of globalization and provides a comprehensive introduction to the subject, presenting its material in a clear and accessible way." "This is the most systematic account available of the process of globalization. It will be illuminating not only to academics and students, but also to policy-makers, managers, and all those interested in the profound transformations affecting societies today."--BOOK JACKET
Introduction to critical theory : Horkheimer to Habermas by David Held ( Book )
43 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The writings of the Frankfurt school, in particular of Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse, and Jurgen Habermas, caught the imagination of the radical movements of the 1960s and 1970s and became a key element in the Marxism of the New Left.Partly due to their rise to prominence during the political turmoil of the 1960s, the work of these critical theorists has been the subject of continuing controversy in both political and academic circles. However, their ideas are frequently misunderstood. In this major work, now available from Polity Press, David Held presents a much-needed introduc
Democracy and the global order : from the modern state to cosmopolitan governance by David Held ( Book )
30 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book provides a highly original account of the changing meaning of democracy in the contemporary world, offering both an historical and philosophical analysis of the nature and prospects of democracy today
Globalization/anti-globalization by David Held ( Book )
34 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This short book provides a key to understanding one of the most important intellectual and political debates of our times. The authors interrogate the evidence about globalization and assess global trends. Issues of governance, culture, the economy, patterns of inequality and global ethics are discussed in relation to the contending claims and counterclaims of the principal positions in the globalization debate: the globalizers and anti-globalizers. Held and McGrew reflect on the central questions of political life posed by the great globalization debate, namely: who rules, in whose interests, to what ends, and by what means? They conclude by proposing a new political agenda for the twenty-first century - a global covenant of cosmopolitan social democracy."
Classes, power, and conflict : classical and contemporary debates by Anthony Giddens ( Book )
29 editions published between 1982 and 1995 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In recent years a remarkable range of new work dealing with class inequalities the division of labour, and the state has been produced by scholars in sociology, economics, political science and history. Generally influenced by Marxist theory but often also involving critques of established Marxist views, this work has until now been reflected in course texts. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to current debates and connects them to their classical sources - Marx, Lenin and Weber. It includes selections from the work of Nicos Poulantzas, Erik Olin Wright, R.W. Connell, Harry Braveman, Frank Parkin, Maurice Zeitlin, Goran Therborn, Claus Offe and Volker Ronge, Boris Frankel, Stephen A. Marglin. E.P. Thompson, David Stark, Jill Rubery, David Lockwood, Michael Mann, Nicholas Abercrombie and Bryan S. Turner, Elizabeth Garnsey, Heidi Hartmann, Jane Humphries, Robert Blauner, David Harvey, Alec Nove, and Murray Yanowitch."--BOOK COVER
A globalizing world? : culture, economics, politics by David Held ( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work offers a guide to one of the key debates of the 20th century, introducing the main theoretical positions to examine globalization in practice, from the films we watch to the jobs that are available to us and the goods we buy
Social theory of modern societies : Anthony Giddens and his critics ( Book )
20 editions published between 1989 and 2003 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political theory today by David Held ( Book )
28 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Habermas, critical debates by Jürgen Habermas ( Book )
17 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political theory and the modern state : essays on state, power, and democracy by David Held ( Book )
31 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This volume offers an incisive overview of central issues and controversies in political thought and analysis. It includes major discussions of the idea of the modern state, contemporary theories of the state, problems of power and legitimation, new forms of democratic ideal, citizenship and social movements, the direction of public policy and the fate of sovereignty in the modern global system. While analysing these topics, the author critically assesses the thought of many of those who have contributed decisively to political discussion. Among those whose works are discussed are classic figu
Global covenant : the social democratic alternative to the Washington Consensus by David Held ( Book )
15 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author argues that there are alternatives to the way the Western coalitions responded to 9/11 and the profound challenges of mass terrorism and political violence, ones which can better address the roots of these challenges and deliver political and social justice. In order to grasp this alternative, the changing structure of the global order has to be understood. To this end, the book is divided into three sections: economics, politics and law. In each section contemporary trends are analyzed, problems confronted, and a series of detailed policies set out
Prospects for democracy : North, South, East, West by David Held ( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and French and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
States and societies by David Held ( Book )
29 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taming globalization : frontiers of governance ( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this volume leading analysts of globalization discuss the economic, political and ethical implications of global economic integration. They assess the benefits and the costs of globalization and suggest strategies for reconciling it with the interests of people in all regions of the world
Re-imagining political community : studies in cosmopolitan democracy ( Book )
13 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book sets out to explore the changing meaning of political community in a world of regional and global social and economic relations. From a variety of academic backgrounds, its authors reconsider some of the key terms of political association, such as legitimacy, sovereignty, identity and citizenship. The common approach of the authors is to generate an innovative account of what democracy means today and how it can be reconceptualized to include subnational as well as transnational levels of political organization. Inspired by Immanuel Kant's cosmopolitan principles, the authors conclude that there are favourable conditions for a further development of democracy - locally, nationally, regionally and globally." "Re-imagining Political Community will be welcomed by students of politics, political theory, international relations and peace studies, as well as by those working in international organizations and engaged in transnational activities."--BOOK JACKET
Governing globalization : power, authority, and global governance ( Book )
23 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Since the UN's creation in 1945 a vast nexus of global and regional institutions has evolved, surrounded by a proliferation of non-governmental agencies and advocacy networks seeking to influence the agenda and direction of international public policy. Although world government remains a fanciful idea, there does exist an evolving global governance complex - embracing states, international institutions, transnational networks and agencies (both public and private) - which functions, with variable effect, to promote, regulate, or intervene in, the common affairs of humanity
Globalization theory : approaches and controversies ( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of the acclaimed Global transformations series, this book elucidates leading theoretical approaches to understanding and explaining globalization. It can be used for courses on globalization and global governance, and is of interest to students in politics, international relations, social geography, and sociology
Cosmopolitan democracy : an agenda for a new world order ( Book )
7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The State in capitalist Europe : a casebook by Stephen Bornstein ( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Held, D. 1951-
Held, David 1951-
Hīld, Dīfīd 1951-
Хэлд, Д.
ديفيد هيلد، 1951-
ヘルド, デイヴィッド
ヘルド, デヴィッド
English (569)
German (2)
Dutch (1)
French (1)