Globalization and Democracy

by Stephen J. Rosow (Author), Jim George (Author)
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Combining theory with compelling case studies, this book examines the globalizing world of democracy. Noted critical scholars Stephen J. Rosow and Jim George argue that democracy must be understood not as a unified concept but as a diversity of political responses to specific conditions and political struggles. Doing so reveals how democracy is taking multiple forms around the world in response to neoliberal globalism and to state control of everyday life. The authors show how the current phase of globalization is destabilizing the dominance of Western democracy promotion, as resisters challenge common understandings and forms of democracy.

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Publication Date
July 22, 2014
Publisher
Collection
Page count
218
ISBN
9781442218109
Paper ISBN
9781442218093