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Planetary Politics Human Rights, Terror, and Global Society

ISBN-10: 0742541991

ISBN-13: 9780742541993

Edition: 2005

Authors: Stephen Eric Bronner, Alba Alexander, Ulrich Beck, Carl Boggs, Drucilla Cornell

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Global society has been analyzed in any number of ways: books dealing with its economic and cultural implications flood the market. But Planetary Politics highlights something unique. It explores globalization with an eye on the transformation of politics into a planetary enterprise. Bringing together the work of major scholars with national and international reputations, this exciting new work offers perspectives for dealing with the complexity of power in the planetary life of the new millennium.
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Book details

List price: $41.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/20/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Carl Boggs is Professor of Social Sciences at National University in Los Angeles, Adjunct Professor at Antioch University in Los Angeles, and author or editor of numerous books including Imperial Delusions: American Militarism and Endless War (Rowman & Littlefield 2004) and Masters of War: Militarism and Blowback in an Era of American Empire (Routledge 2003).

Introduction
The silence of words and political dynamics in the World Risk Society
Globalism and the selling of globalization
National culture, the globalization of communications, and the bounded political community
Globalization : a contested terrain
Terror and politics
The new militarism : imperial overreach
Unconcealed empire : "the awesome thing America is becoming"
Anatomy of a disaster : class war, Iraq, and the contours of American foreign policy
The "Islam industry" and U.S. foreign policy
Multilateralism : for a new political enlightenment
Chances for a left foreign policy
The two faces of globalization
Is a global ethic possible?
Playing the angel's advocate : human rights, global realism, and the politics of intervention
Human rights in the age of empire