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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
  
  











  



  
The SAGE Handbook of Globalization

SAGE Publications Ltd, 2014

Global studies is a fresh and dynamic discipline area that promises to reinvigorate undergraduate and postgraduate education in the social sciences and humanities. In the Australian context, the interdisciplinary pedagogy that defines global studies is gaining wider acceptance as a coherent and necessary approach to the study of global change. Through the Global Studies Consortium (GSC), this new discipline is forming around an impressive body ...
  
  











  



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

Oxford University Press, USA, 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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 dominant "market globalism" based on a neoliberal vision of the world as a single marketplace, the "justice globalism" developed over the last decade by a transnational coalition of global civil society forces, and the "jihadist globalism" of radical Islamists seeking to galvanize their global community of believers into violent ...
  
  











  



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

Oxford University Press, USA, 2008

Neoliberalism. Neoconservatism. Postmarxism. Postmodernism. Is there really something genuinely new about today's "isms?" Have we truly moved past our traditional ideological landscape? Combining political history, philosophical interpretation, and good old-fashioned story-telling, The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror traces ideology's remarkable journey from Count ...
  
  











  



  
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 (Very Short Introductions)
Manfred Steger

Oxford University Press, USA, 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 ...
  
  











  



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

Oxford University Press, USA, 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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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, ...
  
  











  



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

Shambhala, 1991
  
  











  



  
Globalism: The New Market Ideology
Manfred B. Steger

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001

Globalism: The New Market Ideology rejects the notion that we find ourselves at the end of ideology and that democracy has won. Instead, Steger argues that the opening decade of the 21st century will constitute a teeming battlefield of clashing ideologies. The chief protagonist is the dominant neoliberal market ideology Steger calls "globalism." Although globalism constitutes little more than a gigantic repackaging of old laissez-faire ideas, ...
  
  











  



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

Cambridge University Press, 2006

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 ...
  
  











  



  
Grassroots Zen
Perle Besserman, Manfred B. Steger

Tuttle Publishing, 2002
  
  











  



  
Globalism: Market Ideology Meets Terrorism (Globalization)
Manfred B. Steger

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005

Winner of the 2003 Michael Harrington Award The new edition of Globalism picks up where the first edition left off_sandwiched between the G-8 Summit in Genoa, Italy, and the terrorist attacks of 9/11. As global challengers moved from peaceful protest to more violent confrontation, the market ideology of the dominant Western perspective transformed into what Steger terms an 'imperial globalism' led by the United States. With the birth of this new ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  








   



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