Imperialism in the 1990s

Imperialism in the 1990s

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This collection of articles brings together in one place the contemporary and multifaceted nature of US imperialism. The book examines recent shifts in the character of Washington's strategies for resurrecting the economic and political power of the US, and also assesses areas of opposition to that policy. Written by an array of prominent intellectuals from around the world, these articles were the basis for a major conference on US imperialism held in Sheffield (UK) in April 1988. They have all been revised and up-dated for publication.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 138 x 216mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0745303773
  • 9780745303772

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Part 1 Recurrent financial crisis and politics in the 1990s, Paul Sweezy; US imperialism and international debt, John Loxley; US hegemony and Soviet glasnost, Victor Borisyuk; inter-imperialist rivalry, Kees van der Pijl; intelligence and intervention, John Stockwell; labour and the silicon age, A.Sivanandan; US control of food, Kevin Danher; cultural imperialism, Louis Kushnick. Part 2 Resistance to imperialism: experiencing imperialism, Ngugi wa Thiongo; the Caribbean, Elan Thomas; militarization of the Third World, Robin Luckham; Southern Africa, Francis Mill et al; imperialism and intervention in the Philippines, Joema Sison. Part 3 Strategy and resistance in the 1990s, Lionel Cliffe.
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