Download e-book for kindle: After Authority: War, Peace, and Global Politics in the 21st by Ronnie D. Lipschutz

By Ronnie D. Lipschutz

ISBN-10: 0791445615

ISBN-13: 9780791445617

After Authority bargains an outline of the evolving foreign political "revolution," a historic viewpoint according to Lipschutz's writings through the years. It additionally examines the customers for battle and peace within the twenty-first century. in the course of past "industrial revolutions," long-standing and it sounds as if reliable styles of social habit, monetary trade, and political authority got here below problem. this day, submit global warfare associations that have been shaped to create a relaxed, economically-prosperous international, are lower than critical problem by way of globalization, liberalization, and social innovation. outdated hierarchies of strength and wealth were undermined as humans make the most of new monetary and political possibilities, and the ensuing disruption of expectancies results in worry, uncertainty, instability, and violence.

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Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, the economy of the free world was greased mostly by the dollars that the United States was able to spend abroad or transfer to its allies. The export of dollars helped to maintain high levels of international liquidity and growth, which was to America’s benefit. Already in the late 1950s, as noted earlier, Robert Triffin had warned that this state of affairs could not continue indefinitely. Other countries’ need for additional dollars would eventually reach a limit.

It was a sound idea, and Groteschele tucked it away in his mind with a sense of reassurance. (Burdick and Wheeler, 1962:272) 32 Chapter 2 The postwar project of economic globalization has, perhaps unintentionally, shifted the discursive locus of sovereignty, security, and peace from the state to the individual. The state retains a dominant position in terms of military force, economic management, and so on, but for capitalism to grow successfully beyond the bounds of national markets and become truly global, social innovation must be allowed to take place across all kinds of borders.

S. ) Reestablishing growth rates and profits, suppressing inflation, and restoring economic management required a reorganization of social relations and relations of production, although this was not so evident in the 1970s and 1980s; moreover, what followed was certainly not carefully planned. S. workforce. Not only did they need the money—incomes were subject The Worries of Nations 27 to high rates of inflation during the 1970s, came under growing pressure as the 1981–82 recession began to bite, and grew more slowly between the mid-1970s and mid-1990s than during the 1950s and 1960s—they also commanded lower wages relative to white men.

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