Globalization, the State and Violence / Edition 1

Globalization, the State and Violence / Edition 1

by Jonathan Friedman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0759102813

ISBN-13: 9780759102811

Pub. Date: 04/15/2003

Publisher: AltaMira Press

A dozen essays by US and European urbanists, anthropologists, sociologists, and political scientists develop an approach to understanding the increasing violence that has occurred on a global scale over the past couple decades, and try to construct a more adequate comprehension of global processes than has been provided in the language of globalization. Among the…  See more details below

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A dozen essays by US and European urbanists, anthropologists, sociologists, and political scientists develop an approach to understanding the increasing violence that has occurred on a global scale over the past couple decades, and try to construct a more adequate comprehension of global processes than has been provided in the language of globalization. Among the topics are class projects, social consciousness, and the contradictions of globalization; and the case for citizenship as social contract. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759102811
Publisher:
AltaMira Press
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.01(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
1Globalization, Dis-integration, Re-organization: The Transformations of Violence1
2Class Projects, Social Consciousness, and the Contradictions of "Globalization"35
3Economic Globalization and the Redrawing of Citizenship67
4Beyond the Informal Economy: New Trends in Post-Fordist Transition87
5The New Paradigm of Violence107
6The Case for Citizenship as Social Contract: A Tale of Two Girls141
7American Neoliberalism, "Globalization," and Violence: Reflections from the United States and Southeast Asia163
8Killing Me Softly: Violence, Globalization, and the Apparent State203
9Sorcery and the Shapes of Globalization Disjunctions and Continuities: The Case of Sri Lanka249
10Imagining Monsters: A Structural History of Warfare in Chad (1968-1990)279
11"Trouble Spots": Projects, Bandits, and State Fragmentation309
12State Classes, the Logic of Rentier Power and Social Disintegration: Global Parameters and Local Structures of the Decline of the Congo343
Epilogue 2002: Global Whacks and the Hazards of Hegemony379
Index381
About the Contributors387

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