The American Empire and Commonwealth of God: Turn Around America!

The American Empire and Commonwealth of God: Turn Around America!

by David Ray Griffin, Catherine Keller, Richard A. Falk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0664230091

ISBN-13: 9780664230098

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: Presbyterian Pub Corp

In this book, four distinguished scholars level a powerful critique of the rapid expansion of the emerging American empire and its oppressive and destructive political, military, and economic policies. Arguing that a global Pax Americana is internationally disastrous, the authors demonstrate how America's imperialism inevitably leads to rampant irreversible

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In this book, four distinguished scholars level a powerful critique of the rapid expansion of the emerging American empire and its oppressive and destructive political, military, and economic policies. Arguing that a global Pax Americana is internationally disastrous, the authors demonstrate how America's imperialism inevitably leads to rampant irreversible ecological devastation, expanding military force for imperialistic purposes, and a grossly inequitable distribution of goods--all leading to the diminished well-being of human communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664230098
Publisher:
Presbyterian Pub Corp
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1America's non-accidental, non-benign empire3
Ch. 2Imperialism in American economic policy23
Ch. 3Slouching toward a fascist world order44
Ch. 4Renouncing wars of choice : toward a geopolitics of nonviolence69
Ch. 5Democratizing the economic order86
Ch. 6Global empire or global democracy : the present choice103
Ch. 7Omnipotence and preemption123
Ch. 8Commonwealth and empire137
Ch. 9Resurrection and empire151

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