Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power

Pages 288 Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power Kindle ✓ John Agnew
  • Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power
  • Paperback
  • 288
  • John Agnew
  • English
  • 22 February 2018
  • 1592131530

About the Author: John Agnew

Pages 288 Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power Kindle ✓ John Agnew Agnew is currently Distinguished Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles UCLA From 1975 until 1995 he was a professor at Syracuse University in New York Dr Agnew teaches courses on political geography, the history of geography, European cities, and the Mediterranean World From 1998 to 2002 he chaired the Department of Geography at UCLA He has written widely on questions of territory, place, and political power He has also worked on issues of science in geography and how knowledge is created and circulates in and across places He is best known for his work completely reinventing geopolitics as a field of study and for his theoretical and empirical efforts at showing how national politics is best understood in terms of the geographical dynamics of places and how they are made out of both local and long distance determinants Much of his empirical research involves Italy, Greece, and the United States.


✓ D0A085 Ê ☆ John Agnew Kindle » Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power 642725 Selling, buying and consuming are central components of the American experience at home and abroad, not the quest for empire Hegemony tells the story of the drive to create consumer capitalism abroad through political pressure and the promise of goods for mass consumption In contrast to the recent literature on America as an empire, it explains that the primary goal of the foreign and economic policies of the United States is a world which increasingly reflects the American way of doing business and not the formation or management of an empire J buying and consuming are central components of the American experience at home and abroad, not the quest for empire Hegemony tells the story of the drive to create consumer capitalism abroad through political pressure and the promise of goods for mass consumption In contrast to the recent literature on America as an empire, it explains that the primary goal of the foreign and economic policies of the United States is a world which increasingly reflects the American way of doing business and not the formation ☆ John Agnew Kindle » Hegemony: The New Shape of Global Power or management of an empire John Agnew shows how this drive for global hegemony is now backfiring as production and service jobs move abroad and a new geography of power portends a world in which global hegemony is decreasingly American in either provenance or reward

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