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Jan Aart Scholte

University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweeden

Jan Aart Scholte is professor in the School of Global Studies (Faculty of Social Science) of the University of Gothenburg (Sweeden). Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Globalization and Regionalization (CSGR) at the University of Warwick and Centennial Professor in the Centre for the Study of Global Governance (CSGG) at the London School of Economics, has held previous appointments at the University of Sussex (1985–96) and the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague (1997–98). His main publications include: Globalization: A Critical Introduction (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010, 3rd ed.); Global Citizenship in Action? Civil Society and Accountable Global Governance, ed. (Cambridge University Press, 2010); The Encyclopaedia of Globalization, co-ed. (Routledge, 2006); Civil Society and Global Finance, ed. (Routledge, 2002); Contesting Global Governance, co-author (Cambridge University Press, 2000); and International Relations of Social Change (Open University Press, 1993). In 2005-9 he was co-editor of the journal Global Governance. He is currently coordinating a five-year action-oriented research program on ‘Building Global Democracy’ with co-conveners across ten world regions: see

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