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Promoting Polyarchy: Globalization, US Intervention, and Hegemony
Introduction: from East-West to North-South: US intervention in the 'new world order' 1. From 'straight power concepts' to 'persuasion' in US foreign policy 2. Political operations in US foreignExpand
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A theory of global capitalism : production, class, and state in a transnational world
In this book, sociologist William Robinson offers a theory of globalization that follows the rise of a new capitalist class - and a new type of state formation. He explains how global capitalExpand
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Transnational Conflicts: Central America, Social Change, and Globalization
Contemporary capitalism has disrupted the conventional pattern of revolutionary upheaval, civil wars and pacification in Central America. This study maps the transnational processes that have shapedExpand
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A theory of global capitalism
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Social theory and globalization: The rise of a transnational state
Globalization is a relatively new concept in the social sciences. What this concept exactly means, the nature, extent, and importance of the changes bound up with the process, is hotly debated.1 ButExpand
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Towards a global ruling class? globalization and the transnational capitalist class
A transnational capitalist class (TCC) has emerged as that segment of the world bourgeoisie that represents transnational capital, the owners of the leading worldwide means of production as embodiedExpand
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Gramsci and Globalisation: From Nation‐State to Transnational Hegemony
Abstract This essay explores the matter of hegemony in the global system from the standpoint of global capitalism theory, in contrast to extant approaches that analyse this phenomenon from theExpand
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Global Capitalism Theory and the Emergence of Transnational Elites
The class and social structure of developing nations has undergone profound transformation in recent decades as each nation has incorporated into an increasingly integrated global production andExpand
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Beyond the Theory of Imperialism: Global Capitalism and the Transnational State A travers la frontière de la théorie de l'impérialisme: le capitalisme global et l'état transnational Mas all de la
Theories of a "new imperialism" assume that world capitalism in the 21st century is still made up of "domestic capitals" and that distinct national economies and world political dynamics are drivenExpand
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Beyond Nation-State Paradigms: Globalization, Sociology, and the Challenge of Transnational Studies
Globalization has made it increasingly necessary to break with nation-state centered analysis in macrosociologies. Social structure is becoming transnationalized, and an epistemological shift isExpand
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