Globalisms (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
236
Utgivningsdatum
2008-11-28
Upplaga
Third Edition
Förlag
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Illustrationer
Black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
222 x 146 x 12 mm
Vikt
362 g
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1
Komponenter
23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780742555877
Globalisms (häftad)

Globalisms

The Great Ideological Struggle of the Twenty-first Century

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This new edition of Manfred Steger's award-winning book explores the three principal ideologies of our time: the dominant "market globalism" based on a neoliberal vision of the world as a single marketplace, the "justice globalism" developed over the last decade by a transnational coalition of global civil society forces, and the "jihadist globalism" of radical Islamists seeking to galvanize their global community of believers into violent action. Market globalism has responded to these challengers by turning into "imperial globalism"-a political belief system that marries the capitalist language of the 1990s with the security concerns of our post-9/11 world. Steger, one of the world's leading scholars on these subjects, explores globalization's central questions: What, exactly, are the core claims of these conflicting globalisms? How does the imperial globalism of the 2000s differ from the market globalism of the 1990s? How has justice globalism managed to mature into a coherent ideology? What are the most likely future trajectories of this great ideological struggle of the twenty-first century? Written with impressive historical and theoretical breadth, this groundbreaking work is essential reading for all those concerned with the key questions that our shrinking world must face.
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PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This is the best short book on the phenomenon of globalization. Clear, concise, and well-organized... -- Stephen Manning, University of Detroit PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This is an effective and valuable contribution to the examination of contemporary globalization and intellectual underpinnings... Political Studies Review PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS A useful stepping stone towards capturing the nature of globalization... International Affairs PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS The author writes passionately about the future of globalization. This is a thorough, academic, unsentimental, and enlightening analysis of the topic... Race Relations Abstracts PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Whenever someone casually tells you that the critics of globalization are empty-headed ex-hippies or free trade creates prosperity, hand them a copy of this book... Tikkun PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Here, at last, is a scholarly book about globalism. This first-rate guide to the globalization debate is highly recommended. CHOICE PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This is an effective and valuable contribution to the examination of contemporary globalization and intellectual underpinnings. Political Studies Review PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS A useful stepping stone towards capturing the nature of globalization. International Affairs PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS The author writes passionately about the future of globalization. This is a thorough, academic, unsentimental, and enlightening analysis of the topic. Race Relations Abstracts PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Whenever someone casually tells you that the "critics of globalization are empty-headed ex-hippies" or "free trade creates prosperity," hand them a copy of this book. Tikkun PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This is the best short book on the phenomenon of globalization. Clear, concise, and well-organized. -- Stephen Manning, University of Detroit PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Undoubtedly the best of the scholarly surveys of the theory and practices of market globalism that has appeared in recent years... Of equal value to students of globalization and those engaged in its practices-whether in classrooms, boardrooms, or the streets. -- Benjamin R. Barber, University of Maryland PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This book provides a clear and concise summary of some of the current debates and challenges around the issue of globalization. Race Relations Abstracts PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Manfred Steger has made an important contribution to our understanding of globalization with this book. New Political Science PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS This excellent study surveys the concepts and politics of pro- and anti-globalist alliances, and examines very carefully the 'Battle of Seattle.' Looking ahead to crucial struggles over the meaning of 'globalization,' Steger makes a good case that 'globalism' is ethically unsustainable. This is timely reading on an important subject. -- Terrell Carver PRAISE FOR EARLIER EDITIONS Manfred Steger presents a sharp critique of the ideology of globalism as a new legitimation of transnational capitalism while recognizing the benefits of a global society and culture. Showing the limitations of academic conceptions of globalization, Steger criticizes both apologists and one-sided left and right critics as he develops his own conception. -- Douglas Kellner, University of California at Los Angeles

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Manfred B. Steger is professor of global and transnational sociology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is also an adjunct professor of global studies at Western Sydney University.

Innehållsförteckning

Chapter 1: The Roots of Market Globalism Chapter 2: The Academic Debate over Globalization Chapter 3: From Market Globalism to Imperial Globalism Chapter 4: Challenges from the Political Left: Justice Globalism Chapter 5: Challenges from the Political Right: National-Populism and Jihadist Globalism Chapter 6: Conclusion: Future Prospects