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 11th analysis, an interdisciplinary author team shows how central concepts like globalization, liberty, free markets, and free trade are increasingly being subordinated to and lumped together with the war on terrorism led by the U.S. and its allies.
Manfred B. Steger is professor of global and transnational sociology at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is also an adjunct professor of global studies at Western Sydney University.
Chapter 1 I Introduction: Rethinking the Ideological Dimensions of Globalization Part 2 I Globalism Chapter 3 II Ideologies and the Globalization Agenda Chapter 4 III The Matrix of Global Enchantment Chapter 5 IV The End of Capitalist Globalization Chapter 6 V Global Containment: The Production of Feminist Invisibility and the Vanishing Horizon of Justice Chapter 7 VI Ideology and Globalization: From Globalism and Environmentalism to Ecoglobalism Chapter 8 VII Globalizing Militaries Part 9 II Antiglobalism Chapter 10 VIII Ideology in the Age of Digital Reproduction Chapter 11 IX Globalization: Ideology and Materiality Chapter 12 X Anti-Capitalist Convergence? Anarchism, Socialism, and the Global Justice Movement Chapter 13 XI Globalization and the New Realism of Human Rights Part 14 III Globalism in a Global Context Chapter 15 XII Globalization and National Development: Futurism and Nostalgia in Contemporary Political Economic Thinking Chapter 16 XIII Globalization and Africa's Intellectual Engagements Chapter 17 XIV Emergent Globalism and Ideological Change in Post-Revolutionary China Chapter 18 XV "Antiglobalism Globalization" in East Asia: Statist versus Societal Chapter 19 XVI Kozo Kaikaku: The Emergence of Neoliberal Globalization Discourse in Japan Chapter 20 XVII Global Order and the Historical Structures of Dar-al-Islam Chapter 21 XVIII The Emperor's Map: Latin American Critiques of Globalism Chapter 22 XIX Globalization in Hawai'i: The Promise of Globalism and the Reality of Capitalism