Rise to Globalism Book
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Rise to Globalism


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2010-12-22
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 592
  • ISBN 10 : 9780142004944

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Since it first appeared in 1971, Rise to Globalism has sold hundreds of thousands of copies. The ninth edition of this classic survey, now updated through the administration of George W. Bush, offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present, focusing on such pivotal events as World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, and 9/11. Examining everything from the Iran-Contra scandal to the rise of international terrorism, the authors analyze-in light of the enormous global power of the United States-how American economic aggressiveness, racism, and fear of Communism have shaped the nation's evolving foreign policy.

Rise to Globalism Book

Rise to Globalism


  • Author : Stephen Edward Ambrose
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:717729718

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The Emergence of Globalism Book

The Emergence of Globalism


  • Author : Or Rosenboim
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-03-19
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780691191508

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During and after the Second World War, public intellectuals in Britain and the United States grappled with concerns about the future of democracy, the prospects of liberty, and the decline of the imperial system. Without using the term "globalization, " they identified a shift toward technological, economic, cultural, and political interconnectedness and developed a "globalist" ideology to reflect this new postwar reality. The Emergence of Globalism examines the competing visions of world order that shaped these debates and led to the development of globalism as a modern political concept. Shedding critical light on this neglected chapter in the history of political thought, Or Rosenboim describes how a transnational network of globalist thinkers emerged from the traumas of war and expatriation in the 1940s and how their ideas drew widely from political philosophy, geopolitics, economics, imperial thought, constitutional law, theology, and philosophy of science. She presents compelling portraits of Raymond Aron, Owen Lattimore, Lionel Robbins, Barbara Wootton, Friedrich Hayek, Lionel Curtis, Richard McKeon, Michael Polanyi, Lewis Mumford, Jacques Maritain, Reinhold Niebuhr, H.G. Wells, and others. Rosenboim shows how the globalist debate they embarked on sought to balance the tensions between a growing recognition of pluralism on the one hand and an appreciation of the unity of humankind on the other."--Dust jacket

Rise to Globalism Book
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Rise to Globalism


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Penguin (Non-Classics)
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 0140268316

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Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this eighth revised edition of "Rise to Globalism" now in paperback offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present. Ambrose also wrote bestsellers "Undaunted Courage" and "D-Day".

Justice Globalism Book

Justice Globalism


  • Author : Manfred Steger
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2012-12-18
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446271933

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Are political activists connected to the global justice movement simplistically opposed to neoliberal globalization? Is their political vision 'incoherent' and their policy proposals 'naïve' and 'superficial' as is often claimed by the mainstream media? Drawing on dozens of interviews and rich textual analyses involving nearly fifty global justice organizations linked to the World Social Forum, the authors of this pioneering study challenge this prevailing view. They present a compelling case that the global justice movement has actually fashioned a new political ideology with global reach: 'justice globalism'. Far from being incoherent, justice globalism possesses a rich and nuanced set of core concepts and powerful ideological claims. The book investigates how justice globalists respond to global financial crises, to escalating climate change, and to the global food crisis. It finds justice globalism generating new political agendas and campaigns to address these pressing problems. Justice globalism, the book concludes, has much to contribute to solving the serious global challenges of the 21st century. Justice Globalism will prove a stimulating read for undergraduate and graduate students in the social sciences and humanities who are taking courses on globalization, global studies and global justice.

The Collapse of Globalism Book
Score: 3.5
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The Collapse of Globalism


  • Author : John Ralston Saul
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781848873155

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Globalization is dead. Nation states are resurgent, international trade has enriched the few rather than the promised many, and democratic values are on the retreat. The shining-eyed optimism of more open, more equal societies has given way to demagoguery and nationalism. As the problems of immigration, extremism and the economy cause the world's nations to rethink their relationships, John Ralston Saul's brilliantly insightful The Collapse of Globalism lights the way to where we go from here.

Globalists Book
Score: 3.5
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Globalists


  • Author : Quinn Slobodian
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674244849

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Do neoliberals hate the state? In the first intellectual history of neoliberal globalism, Quinn Slobodian follows neoliberal thinkers from the Habsburg Empire’s fall to the creation of the World Trade Organization to show that neoliberalism emerged less to shrink government and abolish regulations than to deploy them globally to protect capitalism.

Us vs  Them Book
Score: 5
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Us vs Them


  • Author : Ian Bremmer
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-04-24
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525533191

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New York Times bestseller "A cogent analysis of the concurrent Trump/Brexit phenomena and a dire warning about what lies ahead...a lucid, provocative book." --Kirkus Reviews Those who championed globalization once promised a world of winners, one in which free trade would lift all the world's boats, and extremes of left and right would give way to universally embraced liberal values. The past few years have shattered this fantasy, as those who've paid the price for globalism's gains have turned to populist and nationalist politicians to express fury at the political, media, and corporate elites they blame for their losses. The United States elected an anti-immigration, protectionist president who promised to "put America first" and turned a cold eye on alliances and treaties. Across Europe, anti-establishment political parties made gains not seen in decades. The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. And as Ian Bremmer shows in this eye-opening book, populism is still spreading. Globalism creates plenty of both winners and losers, and those who've missed out want to set things right. They've seen their futures made obsolete. They hear new voices and see new faces all about them. They feel their cultures shift. They don't trust what they read. They've begun to understand the world as a battle for the future that pits "us" vs. "them." Bremmer points to the next wave of global populism, one that hits emerging nations before they have fully emerged. As in Europe and America, citizens want security and prosperity, and they're becoming increasingly frustrated with governments that aren't capable of providing them. To protect themselves, many government will build walls, both digital and physical. For instance... * In Brazil and other fast-developing countries, civilians riot when higher expectations for better government aren't being met--the downside of their own success in lifting millions from poverty. * In Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, Indonesia, Egypt and

The Rise of the Global Imaginary Book

The Rise of the Global Imaginary


  • Author : Manfred B. Steger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-07-03
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN 10 : 0199286930

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A tour de force examination of the contemporary ideological landscape by one of the world's leading analysts of globalization.

Globalization and Poverty Book

Globalization and Poverty


  • Author : Ann Harrison
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2007-11-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 536
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226318004

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Over the past two decades, the percentage of the world’s population living on less than a dollar a day has been cut in half. How much of that improvement is because of—or in spite of—globalization? While anti-globalization activists mount loud critiques and the media report breathlessly on globalization’s perils and promises, economists have largely remained silent, in part because of an entrenched institutional divide between those who study poverty and those who study trade and finance. Globalization and Poverty bridges that gap, bringing together experts on both international trade and poverty to provide a detailed view of the effects of globalization on the poor in developing nations, answering such questions as: Do lower import tariffs improve the lives of the poor? Has increased financial integration led to more or less poverty? How have the poor fared during various currency crises? Does food aid hurt or help the poor? Poverty, the contributors show here, has been used as a popular and convenient catchphrase by parties on both sides of the globalization debate to further their respective arguments. Globalization and Poverty provides the more nuanced understanding necessary to move that debate beyond the slogans.

American Foreign Policy   Process Book

American Foreign Policy Process


  • Author : James M. McCormick
  • Publisher : Wadsworth
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 660
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105029501074

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Because policy actions are always taken within a value context, this comprehensive text uses values and beliefs as the basic organizing theme. The book portrays the way values and beliefs about foreign affairs have changed over the course of U.S. history and how foreign policy has changed from its earliest years through the end of the Cold War and beyond.

Neo nationalism and Universities Book

Neo nationalism and Universities


  • Author : John Aubrey Douglass
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-07
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781421441863

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"This book offers the first significant examination of the rise of neo-nationalism and its impact on the missions, activities, behaviors, and productivity of leading national universities. This book also presents the first major comparative exploration of the role of national politics and norms in shaping the role of universities in nation-states, and vice versa, and discusses when universities are societal leaders or followers-in promoting a civil society, facilitating talent mobility, in researching challenging social problems, or in reinforcing and supporting an existing social and political order"--

Global Capitalism Book
Score: 3
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Global Capitalism


  • Author : Jeffry A. Frieden
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2020-07-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN 10 : 9781324004202

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"One of the most comprehensive histories of modern capitalism yet written." —Michael Hirsh, New York Times An authoritative, insightful, and highly readable history of the twentieth-century global economy, updated with a new chapter on the early decades of the new century. Global Capitalism guides the reader from the globalization of the early twentieth century and its swift collapse in the crises of 1914–45, to the return to global integration at the end of the century, and the subsequent retreat in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008.

Rise to Globalism Book

Rise to Globalism


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Viking Adult
  • Release Date : 1971
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015001833782

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Rise to Globalism Book
Score: 3.5
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Rise to Globalism


  • Author : Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:175092165

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