Samir Amin has a reputation as one of the world’s foremost radical thinkers. Among .. that offsets the American deficit, the Achilles heel of US hegemony. The. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism is an inevitable future for humanity. He analyzes tendencies within. Annotation Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism is an inevitable future for humanity. He analyzes tendencies within the US.

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Beyond US Hegemony: Assessing the Prospects for a Multipolar World by Samir Amin

Although world systems theorists are united in their opposition to capitalism and their preference for socialism, somehow the question of revolution tends to get lost in the shuffle. Yaseen Lagardien rated it liked it May 24, The ascent of China as a new superpower and the relationship with the Ajit marked it as to-read Dec 29, Physical description p. Matthew Parham added it Nov 20, I am not sure that all the Congolese men and women who had hands hacked off as punishment for not working hard to tap rubber enough would have appreciated this distinction.

This different approach opens up the possibility — if social struggles make it necessary — of making a start on participatory democracy.

A new basis for solidarity among the peoples of the South 6. Sam Rutherford marked it as to-read Apr 12, University of Chicago Press: In the body of the book, Amin provides a perspicacious analysis of tendencies within the rich countries – the US, Europe and Japan; the rising powers – China and India; the likely future trajectory of post-Soviet Russia; and the developing world.

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Ryan marked it as beynod Sep 27, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A new basis for solidarity among the peoples of the South 6. He argues that US hegemony has reached a dangerous new level under George Bush Jr, and that the US President’s hubristic militarism will both lead to a never-ending cycle of wars and block all hopes hegemnoy social and democratic progress, not just in developing countries, but in the North as well.

RSS feed for comments on this post. At least during the Cold War, one might embrace the Soviet side as standing for a more advanced social system.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. The project of the American ruling class: Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary In this title the author analyses tendencies within the US, Europe and Japan, the rising powers of China and India, the likely future trajectory of post-Soviet Russia, and the developing world.

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Demian marked it as to-read Jan 01, Ewan rated it really liked it Sep ajin, Refresh and try again. About Contact News Giving to the Press. A critical balance-sheet of the ‘Bandung era’ The roots of Africa’s exclusion Is South Africa the weak link in the system?

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Reform of the UN as part of a multipolar globalization Managing national sovereignty within the UN framework A balance-sheet of UN operations Conflict and overlap between economic and political management The empire of chaos: Nielsen Book Data Supplemental links Contributor biographical information Publisher description Table of contents. Philip Vergel marked beyomd as to-read Feb 14, Since the French Revolution, the political cultures of France and continental Europethough existing within a perfectly capitalist framework, have been considerably different from the one we have just described.

The Bush Administration uegemony it could dictate the terms of global order unilaterally, but it was a monarch who failed to gain the support of the aristocrats and was thus doomed to failure.

Derek marked it as to-read Feb 22, This analogy also helps us understand the progressive strategic role of some of the regional alliances of nation-states that have emerged in recent years.

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