After Liberalism

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The New Press, 1995 - Political Science - 277 pages
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In After Liberalism, the distinguished historian and political scientist Immanuel Wallerstein examines the process of disintegration of our modern world-system and speculates on the changes that may occur during the next few decades. He explores the historical choices before us and suggests paths for reconstructing our world-system on a more rational and socially equitable basis.


 

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Wallerstein started out as a specialist in African politics, but since the 1970s he has been known for his books on the "modern capitalist world-system." His latest work is a collection of recent ... Read full review

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The best book I know of for making sense of the last 30 years. Very important. I would recommend reading Hobsbawm's Age of Revolution, Age Of Capital and Age of Empire (and Age of Extremes, if you ... Read full review

Contents

The Good Old Days?
10
Peace Stability and Legitimacy 199020252050
25
What Hope Africa? What Hope the World?
46
Three Ideologies or One? The Pseudobattle of Modernity
72
The End of What Modernity?
126
The Geoculture of Development or the Transformation
162
Today Yesterday and Tomorrow
176
Revolution as Strategy and Tactics of Transformation
210
Marxism After the Collapse of the Communisms
219
The Collapse of Liberalism
232
What Hope Progress?
252
NOTES
272
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About the author (1995)

Immanuel Wallerstein is a senior research scholar in the department of sociology at Yale University and director emeritus of the Fernand Braudel Center at Binghamton University. He is also a resident researcher at the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris. His many books include The Modern World-System and Historical Capitalism. The New Press has published After Liberalism, The Decline of American Power, and a collection of his works, The Essential Wallerstein. He lives in New Haven, Connecticut, and Paris, France.

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