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Planetary Politics : Human Rights, Terror, and Global Society.

Author: Stephen Eric BronnerAlba AlexanderUlrich BeckCarl BoggsStephen E BronnerAll authors
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005.
Series: Logos: Perspectives on Modern Society and Culture.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bronner, Stephen Eric.
Planetary Politics : Human Rights, Terror, and Global Society.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Eric Bronner; Alba Alexander; Ulrich Beck; Carl Boggs; Stephen E Bronner; Drucilla Cornell; Irene Gendzier; Sam Gindin; Philip Green; David HEld; Dick Howard; Micheline Ishay; Kurt Jacobsen; Douglas Kellner; Leo Panitch; Manfred Steger; Karsten J Struhl; Michael J Thompson; Nadia Urbinati
ISBN: 9781461640936 1461640938
OCLC Number: 854977702
Description: 1 online resource (357 pages).
Contents: Logos; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; I --
THE GLOBAL THEATER; 1 --
The Silence of Words and Political Dynamics in the World Risk Society; WHAT IS A WORLD RISK SOCIETY?; TERRORISM AND WAR; ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION AND NEOLIBERALISM; STATE AND SOVEREIGNTY; NOTES; 2 --
Globalism and the Selling of Globalization; CLAIM #1: GLOBALIZATION IS ABOUT THE LIBERALIZATION AND GLOBAL INTEGRATION OF MARKETS; CLAIM #2: GLOBALIZATION IS INEVITABLE AND IRREVERSIBLE; CLAIM #3: NOBODY IS IN CHARGE OF GLOBALIZATION; CLAIM #4: GLOBALIZATION BENEFITS EVERYONE. CLAIM #5: GLOBALIZATION FURTHERS THE SPREAD OF DEMOCRACY IN THE WORLDCONCLUDING REMARKS; NOTES; 3 --
National Culture, the Globalization of Communications, and the Bounded Political Community; NATIONAL CULTURE AND ITS PRESUPPOSITIONS; THE GLOBALIZATION OF COMMUNICATIONS AND CULTURE; COSMOPOLITAN ALTERNATIVES; REFERENCES; 4 --
Globalization: A Contested Terrain; THE GLOBAL MOVEMENT AGAINST CAPITALIST GLOBALIZATION; GLOBALIZATION AND PLANETARY POLITICS; NOTES; REFERENCES; II --
PLANETARY PERILS; 5 --
Terror and Politics; NOTE; 6 --
The New Militarism: Imperial Overreach; NOTES. 7 --
Unconcealed Empire: "The Awesome Thing America Is Becoming"NOTES; III --
PLANETARY FOREIGN POLICY; 8 --
Anatomy of a Disaster: Class War, Iraq, and the Contours of American Foreign Policy; LEST WE FORGET; WINNING THE HEARTS AND MINDS; FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT; THE PRICE OF VICTORY; FALSE HOPES; A CLASS WAR; 9 --
The "Islam Industry" and U.S. Foreign Policy; NOTES; 10 --
Multilateralism: For a New Political Enlightenment; I.; II.; III.; 11 --
Chances for a Left Foreign Policy; ARE THE OLD CATEGORIES STILL ISEFUL?; CATEGORIZING DEMOCRATIC DYNAMICS; POLITICAL DYNAMICS IN THE POST-COLD WAR WORLD. NOTESIV --
COSMOPOLITAN HOPE; 12 --
The Two Faces of Globalization; GLOBALIZATION'S TWO FACES; ARE THERE MULTIPLE MODERNITIES?; NOTES; 13 --
Is a Global Ethic Possible?; THE PROBLEM OF A MINIMAL CONSENSUS; THE BASIC PRINCIPLE: TREATING EVERY HUMAN BEING HUMANELY AND THE GOLDEN RULE; THE CHALLENGE OF ETHICAL RELATIVISM; UNIVERSAL NORMS AND OUR MORAL COMMUNITY; COMPASSION AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF A GLOBAL ETHIC; CONCLUSION: GLOBAL ETHICS AND GLOBAL STRUGGLE; NOTES; 14 --
Playing the Angel's Advocate: Human Rights, Global Realism, and the Politics of Intervention; POWER PLAYS AND WORD PLAY. REALISM AND BEING REALISTICINTERVENTION AND INTERPRETATION; CONCLUSION; NOTES; 15 --
Human Rights in the Age of Empire; THE MARKETING OF HUMAN RIGHTS; IS RESISTANCE FUTILE? STRUGGLING AT DIFFERENT LEVELS; SEIZING HUMAN RIGHTS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF EMPIRE BUILDING; NOTES; Index; About the Contributors.
Series Title: Logos: Perspectives on Modern Society and Culture.

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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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