Ideology in a Global Age: Continuity and Change by R. Soborski

Ideology in a Global Age: Continuity and Change

byR. Soborski

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Ideology has been pronounced dead on several occasions in the past. The most recent verdict to this effect has been made in the context of the globalization debate. It proclaims the decline of 'ideological' politics in the fragmented societies of today and especially the irrelevance of established ideological systems and their failure to provide answers to the dilemmas of an increasingly global world.

This popular view is challenged here. On the basis of conceptual and historical analysis applied to a range of major ideological traditions this book argues that no such ideological rupture has in fact occurred. While conceptual shifts are identifiable, changes have occurred within existing ideological configurations and according to their pre-existing logical requirements. Globalization has not destabilized conventional ideologies to an extent that would render them incoherent. On the contrary, they remain meaningful as distinct sets of political beliefs and as such shape the globalization debate.

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Rafal Soborski is Assistant Professor of Sociology and Political Studies at Richmond University, UK. He has taught extensively in areas of global studies and ideology, and has published many articles on globalization, ideology and green political thought.
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Title:Ideology in a Global Age: Continuity and ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:232 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:June 11, 2013Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230336949

ISBN - 13:9780230336940

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Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Globalization and Ideology: Mapping the Shifting Debate
2. Classical Liberalism: Globalization as the Logic of Freedom
3. Socialism: Globalization as the Fulfilment of History
4. National Populism and Fascism: Blood and Soil against Globalization
5. Anarchism and Ecologism: Alternative Localizations in a Comparative Perspective
Conclusion: Crisis of Ideologies or Ideologies of Crisis?

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