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Globalization and Utopia free pdf Is it possible to create a different and better world? This innovative volume explores debates about the demise of utopia at the end of the twentieth century, and examines the potential renewal of political imagination and the utopian impulse today. The discussion is set in an enlarged and enriched frame that situates utopianism in relation to the complexities and challenges of globalization. Critically investigating many of the unacknowledged assumptions about the inevitability of our current social and political experiences, and this collection considers questions of hope and transformation associated with the utopian desire for social change. It explores the range of political responses that utopian actors have available in light of globalization - ranging from 'everyday life' to global politics, from anti-consumerism to cyber-utopianism. This book makes a timely contribution to considering the challenge of imagining a different and better way of living in a global age.

About Patrick Hayden

PATRICK HAYDEN is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of St Andrews, UK. He is the author of Political Evil in a Global Age, Cosmopolitan Global Politics, and co-author with Chamsy el-Ojeili, of Critical Theories of Globalization. CHAMSY EL-OJEILI is Lecturer in Sociology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He is the author of From Left Communism to Post-Modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse, co-author with Patrick Hayden of Critical Theories of Globalization, and co-editor of Confronting Globalization.

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Author : Patrick Hayden
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 12 March 2009
ISBN : 0230203590
EAN : 9780230203594
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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