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Eastern Europe and the Challenges of Globalization
     

Eastern Europe and the Challenges of Globalization

by Tadeusz Buksinski
 
Co-sponsored by the Institute of Philosophy of Adam Mickiewicz U. in Poland and the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in the United States, the project that resulted in these 19 essays brought together philosophers, sociologists, and political scientists from Central-Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and the United States in order to explain the impact of

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Co-sponsored by the Institute of Philosophy of Adam Mickiewicz U. in Poland and the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy in the United States, the project that resulted in these 19 essays brought together philosophers, sociologists, and political scientists from Central-Eastern Europe, Western Europe, and the United States in order to explain the impact of globalization on the countries of Central-Eastern Europe and consider the contributions that these countries can make to globalization. The papers look at globalization as the exportation of Western values, communist economies as an alternative model for structuring globalization, a world parliament as an restraint on American domination of the globe, theological foundations for religious pluralism, Baltic identities in the process of globalization, problems of civic society in Lithuania, Belarus caught between Americanization or Russification, the affect of globalization on justice in Poland, and the need for Polish reconciliation and dialogue with the Jewish Diaspora, among other topics. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9781565182189
Publisher:
Council for Research in Values & Philosophy
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Series:
Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Chang
Pages:
314

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