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Dying empire : U.S. imperialism and global resistance

Author: Francis Robert Shor
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2010.
Series: Rethinking globalizations, 23.
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Opposing US imperialism and global domination, this title combines academic and activist perspectives to propose a fresh vision for theoretically and practically realizing another world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Shor, Francis Robert.
Dying empire.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2009021122
(OCoLC)308216493
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Francis Robert Shor
ISBN: 9780203865354 0203865359
OCLC Number: 520919642
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 194 pages) : illustrations, music.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The world turned over; Part I Imperial constructions and deconstructions; 1 Imperial burdens: constructing and contesting the U.S. empire; 2 Fortress America redux: Breaking down imperial and civic enclosures; 3 Afflicted solidarities: Contradictions in local and global citizen movements; Part II Whose globalization?; 4 U.S. military imperialism and the pursuit of global dominance; 5 U.S. economic imperialism and global inequities; 6 U.S. cultural imperialism and global dissonance; Part III Other publics, other worlds.
Series Title: Rethinking globalizations, 23.
Responsibility: Francis Shor.
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