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About David Held
David Held is master of University College, Durham University, professor of politics and international relations there. He is also a Director of Polity Press and General Editor of Global Policy journal.
Articles by David Held
No to TTIP
"The post-war multilateral order is in trouble. Clear, effective and accountable decision-making is needed across a range of urgent global challenges; and, yet, the collective capacity for addressing these matters is in doubt." David Held maps the pressing needs of global governance in a perilous age.
Britain's new prime minister must use his real but brief opportunity to shift the country's focus and priorities in the global arena, say David Mepham & David Held.
Globalisation needs a new politics and set of institutions. What should they look like? David Held assesses the issues of language and substance underlying Anne-Marie Slaughter & Thomas Hales critique of his ideas.
David Helds argument on openDemocracy that the challenge of globalisation requires a new global covenant informed by social democratic political values provoked lively debate and strong disagreement. Here, he responds to his critics, clarifies his vision, and looks ahead.
Washington-led neo-liberalism and unilateralism has failed the world. It is urgent that we find a way beyond its legacy. This calls for a new model of globalisation, that works for humans everywhere. In a brilliant, extended essay, David Held provides a unified critique of the present global order and sketches his alternative.
The US-led war on Iraq is more than a failure of American strategy, diplomacy and thinking; in its heedless rejection of international institutions and their norms of co-operation, it represents a dangerous retreat to the law of the jungle.
The annual World Economic Forum was moved this year from its regular location of Davos, in Switzerland, to New York. A key participant in openDemocracys globalisation dialogue, present at the five-day event, is impressed by its quality of exchange and commitment. But what kind of action will follow?
Everyone is now arguing about globalisation. But who really understands its landscape, from protest to the WTO? David Held and Paul Hirst, authorities on the subject, engage in a lively and informed argument.
A group of key thinkers on matters of war, fear, human and international relations discuss the possible outcome of post-9/11 policies at an event held by openDemocracy and the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London in October, 2001. Here are some excerpts…
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