Globalization or Empire? / Edition 1

Globalization or Empire? / Edition 1

by Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Jan Nederveen Pieterse
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415948495

ISBN-13: 9780415948494

Pub. Date: 03/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this smart and concise examination of the trends driving contemporary globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that the United States' pursuit of global primacy is based upon a complex melding of neoliberal economics and hegemonic politics. Do alternate capitalisms offer viable alternatives to the American way? Globalization or Empire? looks at

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In this smart and concise examination of the trends driving contemporary globalization, Jan Nederveen Pieterse argues that the United States' pursuit of global primacy is based upon a complex melding of neoliberal economics and hegemonic politics. Do alternate capitalisms offer viable alternatives to the American way? Globalization or Empire? looks at globalization with acuity and thoughtfulness and uncovers its underlying dramas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415948494
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Neoliberal globalization1
Ch. 2Scenarios of power17
Ch. 3Empire as metaphor31
Ch. 4Neoliberal empire41
Ch. 5Global inequality : bringing politics back in61
Ch. 6Conflict : technologies of work, war, and politics85
Ch. 7Globalization north and south107
Ch. 8Hyperpower exceptionalism121
Ch. 9Capitalisms : Asian-European dialogue after Enron143

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