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The New Imperial Challenge: Socialist Registerby Leo Panitch
Synopses & Reviews
Since 1964, the annual Socialist Register has brought together leading writers on the left to investigate aspects of a common theme. The theme of this issue is the new U.S.-led imperialist project which is currently transforming relations of global power. Contributors to this volume include:
Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin, "The new imperialism: relations between the states of the USA and the advanced capitalist countries."
Colin Leys and John S. Saul, "Development under the new imperialism."
Greg Albo, "The economics of the new imperialism"
David Harvey, "The geography of the new imperialism"
Aijaz Ahmad, "Culture and the new imperialism."
Saskia Sassen, "The imperial city, north and south."
John Bellamy Foster, "Imperialism and the Ecosphere."
Book News Annotation:
This fortieth volume of the annual publication contains essays on the new U.S. empire and the economics of imperialism in the 21st century. Written by leading leftist thinkers such as Emad El-Din Aysha and Noam Chomsky, 13 contributions address a variety of issues, including the justification for the invasion of Iraq; the effects of globalization on America's cultural hold on the world; and the ramifications of ecological imperialism.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Leo Panitch is professor of political science at York University in Toronto and author of Renewing Socialism: Democracy, Strategy, and Imagination.
Colin Leys is professor of political science at York University, Toronto, and author of Renewing Socialism: Democracy, Strategy, and Imagination..
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