Globalization or Empire?
Jan Nederveen PieterseISBN: 0415948495;
Which trend is the most significant, globalization or empire? This book comes down on the side of globalization. Neoliberal globalization is still in motion and the particular form that empire now takes is grounded in neoliberal principles, which produces a novel cocktail of "neoliberal empire," a combination of threat and profit, war and business. Globalization or Empire? argues that "empire" is too narrow an angle for understanding American primacy, with empire as just one of the forms this takes. Thus the fundamental problems remain those of globalization, of which this book examines several.
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