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.