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Planetary politics: human rights, terror, and global society

By: Alexander, Alba(Contributions by) Beck, Ulrich(Contributions by) Boggs, Carl(Contributions by) Cornell, Drucilla(Contributions by) Gendzier, Irene(Contributions by) Gindin, Sam(Contributions by) Green, Philip(Contributions by) HEld, David(Contributions by) Howard, Dick(Contributions by) Ishay, Micheline(Contributions by) Jacobsen, Kurt(Contributions by) Kellner, Douglas(Contributions by) Panitch, Leo(Contributions by) Steger, Manfred B.(Contributions by) Struhl, Karsten J.(Contributions by) Thompson, Michael J.(Contributions by) Urbinati, Nadia(Contributions by) Bronner, Stephen Eric(Edited by)

Part of the Logos : perspectives on modern society and culture series
1461640938 / 9781461640936
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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.

Unifying this collection is a political purpose: the attempt to engage in progressive fashion the dominant trends, the terrible excesses, and the positive prospects in a decidedly new era marked by the transition from a corrosive interplay between nation-states to a burgeoning planetary politics.

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.


JFFS Globalization, JPA Political science & theory, JPS International relations, JPVH Human rights, JPWL Terrorism, armed struggle

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