Addressing a ‘Globalized Social’: Mobilization of Law in Global Networks with Reference to Biofuel Production in Indonesia

  • Jacqueline Vel
  • Adriaan Bedner
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Socio-Legal Studies book series (PSLS)


During the past two decades social scientists have put much effort into developing new ways of describing and understanding a globalized world that in many ways seems no longer bounded by established categories linked to the nation state. In order to grasp the new realities, old concepts have been reworked and new ones developed, often in relation to a debate about global homogenization versus heterogenization. While still ongoing, this effort has yielded important new insights into the ways in which different social structures and processes exist alongside each other, or have merged into new forms (for an overview, see Ritzer, 2008, pp. 573–99).


Production Network Actor Network Theory Commodity Chain Legal Pluralism Global Production Network 
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