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After Liberalism - Immanuel Wallerstein

Paperback Published: 1st November 1995
ISBN: 9781565843042
Number Of Pages: 288

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In After Liberalism, the distinguished historian and political scientist Immanuel Wallerstein examines the process of disintegration of our modern world-system and speculates on the changes that may occur during the next few decades. He explores the historical choices before us and suggests paths for reconstructing our world-system on a more rational and socially equitable basis.


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"After Liberalism is a lucid account of recent political changes and a provocative look at what to expect in the coming decades." --Midwest Book Review "Provocative . . . likely to appeal to adventurous readers who like to challenge conventional wisdom." --Booklist "Wallerstein is lucid, informed and insightful." --The New York Times ""After Liberalism" is a lucid account of recent political changes and a provocative look at what to expect in the coming decades." "Midwest Book Review" "Provocative . . . likely to appeal to adventurous readers who like to challenge conventional wisdom." "Booklist" "Wallerstein is lucid, informed and insightful." "The New York Times""

Acknowledgments
Introduction: After Liberalism?p. 1
The 1990s and After: Can We Reconstruct?p. 9
The Cold War and the Third World: The Good Old Days?p. 10
Peace, Stability, and Legitimacy, 1990-2025/2050p. 25
What Hope Africa? What Hope the World?p. 46
The Construction and Triumph of Liberal Ideologyp. 71
Three Ideologies or One? The Pseudobattle of Modernityp. 72
Liberalism and the Legitimation of Nation-States: An Historical Interpretationp. 93
The Concept of National Development, 1917-1989: Elegy and Requiemp. 108
The Historical Dilemmas of Liberalsp. 125
The End of What Modernity?p. 126
The Insurmountable Contradictions of Liberalism: Human Rights and the Rights of Peoples in the Geoculture of the Modern World-Systemp. 145
The Geoculture of Development, or the Transformation of Our Geoculture?p. 162
America and the World: Today, Yesterday, and Tomorrowp. 176
The Death of Socialism, or Capitalism in Mortal Danger?p. 209
Revolution as Strategy and Tactics of Transformationp. 210
Marxism After the Collapse of the Communismsp. 219
The Collapse of Liberalismp. 232
The Agonies of Liberalism: What Hope Progress?p. 252
Notesp. 272
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ISBN: 9781565843042
ISBN-10: 1565843045
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 1st November 1995
Publisher: The New Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.35
Edition Number: 1

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