Ideologies of Globalization: Contending Visions of a New World Order

Ideologies of Globalization: Contending Visions of a New World Order

by Mark Rupert
     
 

This book examines the key debates about globalization and provides a detailed and incisive analysis of the varied and often contradictory opposition to globalization within the United States.

Subjects covered include:
* the historical context of the development of globalization in the US in the post-war period
* opposition to the North American Free

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Overview

This book examines the key debates about globalization and provides a detailed and incisive analysis of the varied and often contradictory opposition to globalization within the United States.

Subjects covered include:
* the historical context of the development of globalization in the US in the post-war period
* opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the General Agreement on Trade & Tariffs (GATT) & the World Trade Organisation (WTO)
* the nationalist response to globalization from 'militia' groups and others on the extreme right
* the populist backlash against globalization
* recent moves by advocates of the free market to present 'globalization with a human face'.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415189255
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Series:
RIPE Series in Global Political Economy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Americanism, Fordism and Hegemony 3. The Hegemonic Project of Liberal Globalization 4. From Liberal Globalization to Global Democratization 5. Fear & Loathing in the New World Order 6. Competition or Solidarity?: The new populism and the ambiguities of common sense 7. New World Order: Passive revolution or transformative process?

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