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By Jennifer M. Lehmann, Harry F. Dahms

This paintings comprises an advent by way of Harry F. Dahms. It contains contents similar to: Periodizing Globalization: From chilly warfare Modernization to the Bush Doctrine Robert J. Antonio and Alessandro Bonanno; spotting Empire: Alienation, Authority, and Delusions of Grandeur David Norman Smith; company Warriors: altering varieties of inner most Armed strength in the USA Harry W. Isaac and Daniel M. Harrison; From Exceptionalism to Imperialism: tradition, personality and American overseas coverage Lauren Langman and Meghan Burke; 9.11.01 and Its international Aftermath: Empire moves again? Timothy Luke. additionally it is commentaries - Globalization and Social Justice: operating the Tensions of the Dialectics of nationwide personality Karen Monkman; Neoliberalism and its Discontents: reviews on 3 perspectives of the yank Empire Barney Warf. It comprises 5 chapters and commentaries from one of the most revered personalities within the box. It takes a extensive and numerous examine the advance of globalization.

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S. acts on values and interests that Europeans share, but are too weak to secure (Kagan, 2003, pp. 86–88, 91, 94). S. S. dominance and projected an imperial self-image. It also promised to be quite expensive. 47 He conceded, however, that: ‘‘Absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – a twenty-first century Pearl Harbor – the process of transformation [to the new policy] is likely to be a long one’’ (Donnelly, 2001, p. 5). Later that year, the 9/11 catastrophe ushered in his program. On that fateful day, Kagan (2001b) declared, in the 32 ROBERT J.

S. 60 The Bush administration abandoned the Clinton administration’s stress on multinational cooperation and concern for the social and environmental impacts of globalization. S. state more squarely and transparently behind American-based financial and corporate interests. President Bush has also pursued a hardline neoliberal agenda at home. With contrast to Clinton’s progressive tax policy, he initiated huge tax cuts favoring the richest Americans. 61 In the post-9/11 era of the Bush Doctrine, the sunny 1990s vision of globalization has crashed.

Geopolitical leadership reflects values that ‘‘are right and true for all people everywhere’’ and that the American version of free-market economics is the essence of human freedom and only workable model (Department of Defense, 2002, pp. 3, 17–18). S. failure to anticipate the complexity and costs of regime change and of the parallel lack of foresight in its prescription of ‘‘shock therapy’’ in the former communist regimes and of draconian structural-adjustment and austerity programs in Periodizing Globalization 39 poor nations.

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