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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction
Manfred B. Steger, Ravi K. Roy

Oxford University Press, 2010

Anchored in the principles of the free-market economics, "neoliberalism" has been associated with such different political leaders as Ronald Reagan, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, Tony Blair, Augusto Pinochet, and Junichiro Koizumi. In its heyday during the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm, stretching from the Anglo-American heartlands of capitalism to the former communist bloc all the way to the ...
  
  











  



  
The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror
Manfred B. Steger

Oxford University Press, 2009

Neoliberalism. Neoconservatism. Postmarxism. Postmodernism. Is there really something genuinely new about today's isms? Have we moved past our traditional ideological landscape? Combining political history, philosophical interpretation, and good old-fashioned story-telling, Manfred B. Steger traces ideology's remarkable journey from Count Destutt de Tracy's Enlightenment "science of ideas" to President George W. Bush's "imperial globalism." ...
  
  











  



  
Violence and Its Alternatives: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Palgrave Macmillan, 1999

The proliferation of violence is arguably one of the most crucial topics of concern in an era of ethnic wars on one hand, and cultural debates about what constitutes violence in arenas of pornography, nationalism, race relations, the media, even environm
  
  











  



  
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Manfred Steger

Oxford University Press, 2013

Globalization has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time--a term that describes a variety of complex economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental forces that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. In clear, accessible language, Manfred B. Steger goes beyond a narrow economic focus to cover all the major causes and consequences of globalization as well as the hotly contested question of whether globalization ...
  
  











  



  
Globalisms: The Great Ideological Struggle of the Twenty-first Century (Globalization)
Manfred B. Steger

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008

This new edition of Manfred Steger's award-winning book explores the three principal ideologies of our time: the neoliberal "market globalism", the "justice globalism" of the global justice movement, and the "jihadist globalism" of radical Islamists. Steger, one of the world's leading scholars on these subjects, explores globalization's central questions: What, exactly, are the core claims of these conflicting globalisms? What are the most ...
  
  











  



  
Globalization: The Greatest Hits, a Global Studies Reader
Manfred B. Steger

Oxford University Press, 2009

Ideal for both undergraduate and graduate courses, Globalization: The Greatest Hits, a Global Studies Reader covers all major dimensions of the subject: economics, politics, and culture. The premier scholar of globalization studies, Manfred B. Steger, has brought together the "greatest hits" of the field since it emerged in the 1980s. In addition to carefully selecting and editing twenty of the most influential pieces on globalization out of a ...
  
  











  



  
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
Manfred B. Steger

Oxford University Press, 2003

"Globalization" has become the buzz-word of our time. A growing number of scholars and political activists have invoked the term to describe a variety of changing economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental processes that are alleged to have accelerated in the last few decades. Rather than forcing such a complex social phenomenon into a single conceptual framework, Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable ...
  
  











  



  
Zen Radicals, Rebels, and Reformers
Perle Besserman, Manfred B. Steger

Wisdom Publications, 2011

The revolutionary figures in this book are those innovative, non-conformist masters--Zen "madmen"--whose unorthodox behavior has helped define the radical countercultural movement known simply as Zen. In Zen Radicals, Rebels, and Reformers you'll meet Zen boat-rockers that span from early eighth-century China all the way to the bustling streets of modern-day America with a stop in the middle to visit a courageous Zen master who made the ...
  
  











  



  
Globalization: A Very Short Introduction
Manfred Steger

Oxford University Press, 2009

Globalization has become one of the defining buzzwords of our time--a term that describes a variety of complex economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental forces that are rapidly altering our experience of the world. In the years since World War II, we have seen national boundaries fade as financial markets, manufacturing concerns, information services, and cultural products (including movies, music, and television shows) have ...
  
  











  



  
The Global Studies Reader
Manfred B. Steger

Oxford University Press, 2014

Ideal for undergraduate courses, The Global Studies Reader, Second Edition, is an engaging, accessible introduction that helps students better understand what constitutes the interdisciplinary field of Global Studies. The premier scholar of globalization studies, Manfred B. Steger, brings together twenty of the "greatest hits" of the field since it emerged in the 1980s, carefully selecting and editing these influential pieces out of a vast ...
  
  











  



  
Grassroots Zen
Perle Besserman, Manfred Steger

Tuttle Publishing, 2001

Many Zen Buddhist practitioners have come to question some of Japanese Zen's less democratic aspects-from the strict, male-dominated hierarchies to the racial overtones. At the same time, modern American Buddhists often find it difficult to integrate zazen (seated Zen meditation) with lives of family, work, and social engagement. This book offers a fascinating guide to overcoming both these dilemmas. A study of how one Zen group returned to an ...
  
  











  



  
Rational Radicalism and Political Theory: Essays in Honor of Stephen Eric Bronner (Logos: Perspectives on ...

Lexington Books, 2010

Paying tribute to one of the more original theorist of the late 20th and early 21st century, Rational Radicalism and Political Theory probes the thought of Stephen Eric Bronner. This collection of essays encompasses themes such as the Enlightenment's radical legacy, the impulse of cosmopolitanism, the rejuvenation of socialist theory and politics, and advances in Critical Theory. These essays make new contributions to many areas of left ...
  
  











  



  
Planetary Politics: Human Rights, Terror, and Global Society (Logos: Perspectives on Modern Society and ...

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Globalization (A Brief Insight)
Manfred Steger

Sterling, 2010

For many scholars and political activists, “globalization” encompasses a variety of economic, political, cultural, ideological, and environmental practices that have accelerated in the last few decades. Manfred Steger presents globalization in plain, readable English as a multifaceted system encompassing global, regional, and local aspects of social life. In addition to unpacking the term’s various dimensions, he investigates whether ...
  
  











  



  
Justice Globalism: Ideology, Crises, Policy
Manfred B. Steger, James Goodman, ...

SAGE Publications Ltd, 2012

Are political activists connected to the global justice movement simplistically opposed to neoliberal globalization? Is their political vision 'incoherent' and their policy proposals 'naïve' and 'superficial' as is often claimed by the mainstream media? Drawing on dozens of interviews and rich textual analyses involving nearly fifty global justice organizations linked to the World Social Forum, the authors of this pioneering study ...
  
  











  



  
Crazy Clouds: Zen Radicals, Rebels & Reformers
Perle Besserman, Manfred Steger

Shambhala, 1991

Book by Perle Besserman, Manfred Steger
  
  











  



  
Social Capital: Critical Perspectives on Community and "Bowling Alone"

NYU Press, 2002

" Social Capital is an important crtique that should stimulate further analysis and dicussion of what constitutes community." — New Political Science "The reader emerges with a good sense of the gaps in Putnam's work- or more appropriately in the context of this book, the way in which the 'feelgood' factor of Putnam's work deserves critical analysis." — Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations This ...
  
  











  



  
Rethinking Globalism (Globalization)

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2003

What is the hottest American export since 9/11? The contributors to this provocative volume contend that it is Western style globalism-the dominant free market ideology that determines everything from most-favored-nation status to the declaration of war. In this much-needed post-September 11 analysis, an interdisciplinary team of authors shows how central concepts like globalization, liberty, free markets, and free trade are increasingly being ...
  
  











  



  
Engels After Marx

Penn State University Press, 2004

One hundred years after the death of Friedrich Engels, the longtime colleague of Karl Marx continues to influence the thought of socialist thinkers. This critical reappraisal of Engels addresses his relevance after both the death of Marx and the decline of Marxism, bringing Engels out from under the shadow of Marx to show the theoretical significance and historical impact of his wide-ranging criticisms for philosophy, science, political economy, ...
  
  











  



  
The Quest for Evolutionary Socialism: Eduard Bernstein and Social Democracy
Manfred B. Steger

Cambridge University Press, 1997

The Quest for Evolutionary Socialism is a timely response to the need for a new, comprehensive biography of the life and works of Eduard Bernstein, the German "Father of Marxist Revisionism". Professor Steger addresses recent academic developments and current debates on the "End of Socialism". Setting this study within the historical context of the European labor movement, Steger thus interprets Bernstein's "Evolutionary Socialism" as an ...
  
  











  








   



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