International Relations In The Post-Industrial Era: Rephrasing the Third World

Hardcover | May 15, 2011

byArthur A. Natella, Arthur A Natella

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We are entering into a post-industrial world. This can be seen in light of the basic change from the abuse of the natural world in the name of production to a much greater concern for protection of the environment. In this way we are rapidly coming to align ourselves with the desire of indigenous societies to live more in harmony with nature. Part of this new consciousness is the growing awareness of the dangers of uncontrolled technology both in production and in military terms. The book suggests that we are therefore in a position to give greater value to the so-called Third World, as the study notes that the term is now arbitrary and it is out-of-date. It basically tends to provide us with a faulty concept of our own world.

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We are entering into a post-industrial world. This can be seen in light of the basic change from the abuse of the natural world in the name of production to a much greater concern for protection of the environment. In this way we are rapidly coming to align ourselves with the desire of indigenous societies to live more in harmony with ...

Arthur A. Natella, Jr., has taught at major college and universities throughout the country and abroad and he is the author of numerous books including The Spanish in America, Business in Mexico (with C. McKinniss), and Latin American Popular Culture. He received his PhD from Syracuse University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 8.62 × 5.68 × 0.74 inPublished:May 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230114571

ISBN - 13:9780230114579

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Table of Contents

Why the Concept of the Third World is Out-of-date * Post-Industrialism and the Third World * Goodbye Third World * The Culture of Industrialism and the Third World * Whither Goes Globalism? * Post-Industrial Education and the Third World * The Third World in the Popular Imagination * Foreign Policy in a New Era * Artistic Taste in a New Era * Business in a New Era * Doing What Comes Naturally: Considerations of our Relations with the Land * Communications and the Third World * Industrialism and the Quality of Life * Science and Tradition * Looking Towards the Future