The Actuality of Imperialism

  title={The Actuality of Imperialism},
  author={A. Callinicos},
  journal={Millennium - Journal of International Studies},
  pages={319 - 326}
  • A. Callinicos
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • Millennium - Journal of International Studies
Hardt and Negri's Empire is to welcomed for, among other things, introducing a distinctive Marxist voice into the debate about globalisation, but it is seriously weakened by its claim that interstate conflict is being supplanted by the impersonal, decentred network of Empire. Tarak Barkawi and Mark Laffey in `Retrieving the Imperial' rightly criticise the apologetic tendencies in Hardt and Negri's analysis, though they argue that International Relations as a discipline fails sufficiently to… Expand