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Global Rage After the Cold War - Frank Rusciano

Global Rage After the Cold War

Hardcover Published: 21st April 2006
ISBN: 9781403964991
Number Of Pages: 210

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This book argues that the status deficiency that results from the loss of a nation's favoured position in one hierarchy promotes a need among citizens to search for alternative means of delineating their country's status. This book sheds light on the intersection of identity construction, perceptions of others and violence.

'In this ambitious book, Frank Rusciano brings his unique expertise on

world opinion to bear on the critical issues of national identity and the

supposed war of civilizations - with thought-provoking and sobering

results.'

- Christopher Hill, Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations, University of Cambridge

Introduction: World Opinion on September 11: If the World Doesn't Hate Us, Why Would Someone Do This?
The Cold War World Turned Upside Down
How We Come to Be Who We Are: Constructing Identity around the World
Rage and Reaction: Challenges to National Identity Around the World
National Identity as a Personal and Global Concept
Fences Make Good Neighbors: Who Is "German" Without the Wall?
China's Two Faces: The Contradiction of Chinese "Uniqueness"
The Indian/Pakistani Nuclear Tests: Brinksmanship without a Cause
The War at Home: Identity Versus Values
Conclusions: Addressing the Real Problem: Draining the Swamp of Despair
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ISBN: 9781403964991
ISBN-10: 1403964998
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 210
Published: 21st April 2006
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.44
Edition Number: 1