Beyond US Hegemony: Assessing The Prospects For A Multipolar World

Author:

US hegemony has reached a dangerous new level under George Bush Jr, and his hubristic militarism will lead to a never-ending cycle of wars, and block all hopes of social and democratic progress. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism – in which imperialism is an integral and permanent part – is an inevitable future for humanity. He 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. He explores whether other hegemonic blocs may emerge to circumscribe American power, and force free market capitalism to adjust to demands other than its narrow central economic logic. He identifies the key global campaigns that he feels progressives should launch, and warns that there is no alternative to winning political power.

RM65.00

Categories: ,
Description

US hegemony has reached a dangerous new level under George Bush Jr, and his hubristic militarism will lead to a never-ending cycle of wars, and block all hopes of social and democratic progress. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism – in which imperialism is an integral and permanent part – is an inevitable future for humanity. He 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. He explores whether other hegemonic blocs may emerge to circumscribe American power, and force free market capitalism to adjust to demands other than its narrow central economic logic. He identifies the key global campaigns that he feels progressives should launch, and warns that there is no alternative to winning political power.

 

Publisher: Zed Books Ltd

Paperback

2006

ISBN: 9788189654276