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Ideology in a Global Age : Continuity and Change

By: Soborski, Rafal.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Frontiers of Globalization: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: 1 online resource (231 p.).ISBN: 9781137317018.Subject(s): International relations -- Philosophy | Municipal government -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ideology in a Global Age : Continuity and ChangeDDC classification: 320.8 | 327.1/01 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Globalization: The buzzword; Definitional, methodological and epistemological considerations; Overview of this book; 1 Globalization and Ideology: Mapping the Shifting Debate; Ideology and the globalization debate; Globalization and the (new) end of ideology; Globalization and traditional political ideologies; Political implications of ideological distinctions; 2 Classical Liberalism: Globalization as the Logic of Freedom; Defining and delineating the dominant ideology; Globalism: New bottle, old wine
Classical liberalism: Liberty, markets and globalizationFrom classical liberalism to socialism: A summary and a move forward; 3 Socialism: Globalization as the Fulfilment of History; Socialism: A case of unity in diversity?; Part 1. Marxism; Marxism as an egalitarian critique of the capitalist system; Marxism's normative and instrumental globalism; The continuity of Marxism; Part 2. Democratic socialism and social democracy; State-centred concepts of history, equality and globalization; The socialist concept of globalization?
4 National Populism and Fascism: Blood and Soil against GlobalizationEnlightenment and anti-Enlightenment; The anti-Enlightenment tradition of the right: A historical sketch; Contemporary right-wing anti-globalism; Different ethno-scales: From traditional nationalism to supranational identities; Old logics in new scales; 5 Anarchism and Ecologism: Alternative Localizations in a Comparative Perspective; Preliminary remarks; Anti-globalism in the orbit of ecologism and anarchism: Major conceptual connections; Ecologism and anarchism on globalization: A comparison
Conceptual variation and its practical significanceConclusion: Crisis of Ideologies or Ideologies of Crisis?; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: This book challenges the popular view that establishedideologies no longer make sense in today's globalizing world. Considered from abroad historical perspective, major ideological traditions have not becomedestabilized and incoherent by globalization, but remain meaningful politicalbeliefs that shape the globalization debate.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Globalization: The buzzword; Definitional, methodological and epistemological considerations; Overview of this book; 1 Globalization and Ideology: Mapping the Shifting Debate; Ideology and the globalization debate; Globalization and the (new) end of ideology; Globalization and traditional political ideologies; Political implications of ideological distinctions; 2 Classical Liberalism: Globalization as the Logic of Freedom; Defining and delineating the dominant ideology; Globalism: New bottle, old wine

Classical liberalism: Liberty, markets and globalizationFrom classical liberalism to socialism: A summary and a move forward; 3 Socialism: Globalization as the Fulfilment of History; Socialism: A case of unity in diversity?; Part 1. Marxism; Marxism as an egalitarian critique of the capitalist system; Marxism's normative and instrumental globalism; The continuity of Marxism; Part 2. Democratic socialism and social democracy; State-centred concepts of history, equality and globalization; The socialist concept of globalization?

4 National Populism and Fascism: Blood and Soil against GlobalizationEnlightenment and anti-Enlightenment; The anti-Enlightenment tradition of the right: A historical sketch; Contemporary right-wing anti-globalism; Different ethno-scales: From traditional nationalism to supranational identities; Old logics in new scales; 5 Anarchism and Ecologism: Alternative Localizations in a Comparative Perspective; Preliminary remarks; Anti-globalism in the orbit of ecologism and anarchism: Major conceptual connections; Ecologism and anarchism on globalization: A comparison

Conceptual variation and its practical significanceConclusion: Crisis of Ideologies or Ideologies of Crisis?; Notes; Bibliography; Index

This book challenges the popular view that establishedideologies no longer make sense in today's globalizing world. Considered from abroad historical perspective, major ideological traditions have not becomedestabilized and incoherent by globalization, but remain meaningful politicalbeliefs that shape the globalization debate.

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Rafal Soborski is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Political Studies at Richmond University, UK. He has taught extensively in areas of global studies and ideology, and has published many articles on globalization, ideology and green political thought.

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