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    DescriptionThe United States asserts the right to use military force against 'failed states' around the globe. But as Noam Chomsky argues in this devastating analysis, America shares features with many of the regimes it insists are failing and constitute a danger to their neighbours. Offering a comprehensive and radical examination of America past and present, Chomsky shows how this lone superpower - which topples foreign governments, invades states that threaten its interests and imposes sanctions on regimes it opposes - has stretched its own democratic institutions to breaking point, and how an America in crisis places the world ever closer to the brink of nuclear and environmental disaster.


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    Title
    Failed States
    Subtitle
    The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Noam Chomsky
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141023038
    ISBN 10: 0141023031
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.5
    BIC subject category V2: JPS
    DC22: 327.73
    BISAC V2.8: POL011000
    DC22: 327.73009051
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    Thema V1.0: JPS
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    29 March 2007
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Noam Chomsky is the author of numerous bestselling political works, including Hegemeny or Survival, Imperial Ambitions and, with Gilbert Achcar, Perilous Power, all published by Hamish Hamilton/Penguin. A professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at MIT, Chomsky is widely credited with having revolutionized modern linguistics. He lives outside Boston, Massachusetts.