Geopolitics and the Post-Colonial: Rethinking North-South Relations / Edition 1

Geopolitics and the Post-Colonial: Rethinking North-South Relations / Edition 1

by David Slater
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631214534

ISBN-13: 9780631214533

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Wiley

With a critical focus on US-Latin American encounters, the book analyses geopolitical issues from a post-colonial perspective.

  • A novel approach to understanding US-Third World relations.
  • Critically considers the genesis of US power.
  • Interweaves ideas and events, interventions and representations.
  • Highlights the

Overview

With a critical focus on US-Latin American encounters, the book analyses geopolitical issues from a post-colonial perspective.

  • A novel approach to understanding US-Third World relations.
  • Critically considers the genesis of US power.
  • Interweaves ideas and events, interventions and representations.
  • Highlights the contribution of Third World intellectuals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631214533
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgements.

Part I: Conceptual and Historical Issues.

1 For a Post-Colonial Geopolitics.

2 Emerging Empire and the Civilizing Powers of Intervention.

Part II: Waves of Western Theory.

3 Modernizing the Other and the Three Worlds of Development.

4 The Rise of Neo-Liberalism and the Expansion of Western Power.

Part III: Archipelagos of Critical Thinking.

5 Societies of Insurgent Theory: the Dependentistas Write Back.

6 Exploring Other Zones of Difference: from the post-modern to the post-colonial.

Part IV: Geopolitics in a Globalizing World.

7 Post-Colonial Questions for Global Times.

8 'Another World is Possible' - on social movements, the Zapatistas and the dynamics of 'globalization from below'.

9 Conclusions: Beyond the Imperiality of Knowledge.

Notes.

References.

Index.

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