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Empire Versus Democracy : the Triumph of Corporate and Military Power.

Author: Carl Boggs
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2012.
Series: Framing 21st century social issues.
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In Empire Versus Democracy, Carl Boggs traces the authoritarian trajectory of American politics since World War II, with emphasis on the growing concentration of corporate and military power that has accompanied the United States assumption of leading superpower on the world scene. The rise of the U.S. as unchallenged imperial nation has meant the steady expansion of a permanent war economy and security state that,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boggs, Carl.
Empire Versus Democracy : The Triumph of Corporate and Military Power.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Boggs
ISBN: 9781136164378 1136164375 9780203834176 0203834178
OCLC Number: 804665724
Description: 1 online resource (85 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Series Foreword; Preface; Introduction; I. Democracy-or Oligarchy?; II. Corporate Dominion; III. The Permanent War System; IV. National Security State; V. The Electoral Mirage; Conclusion: A Democratic Alternative?; References; Glossary/Index.
Series Title: Framing 21st century social issues.

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In Empire Versus Democracy, Carl Boggs traces the authoritarian trajectory of American politics since World War II, with emphasis on the growing concentration of corporate and military power that has accompanied the United States assumption of leading superpower on the world scene. The rise of the U.S. as unchallenged imperial nation has meant the steady expansion of a permanent war economy and security state that, working in tandem with large business interests, has led to proliferation of American armed-forces bases around the world, recurrent military interventions, swollen gove.

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