Negotiations of the »New World«

The Omnipresence of »Global« as a Political Phenomenon

»Global« is everywhere – recent years have seen a significant proliferation of the adjective »global« across discourses. But what do social actors actually do when using this term?

Written from within the political studies and International Relations disciplines, and with a particular interest in the US, this book demonstrates that the widespread use of »global« is more than a linguistic curiosity. It constitutes a distinct political phenomenon of major importance: the negotiation and reproduction of the »new world«. As such, the analysis of the use of »global« provides fascinating insights into an influential and politically loaded aspect of contemporary imaginations of the world.

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2016-11-30, 234 pages
ISBN: 978-3-8376-2896-8

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Sabine Selchow

Sabine Selchow, London School of Economics, UK and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Germany

Author(s)
Sabine Selchow
Book title
Negotiations of the »New World« The Omnipresence of »Global« as a Political Phenomenon
Publisher
transcript Verlag
Pages
234
Features
kart.
ISBN
978-3-8376-2896-8
DOI
Commodity Group
1728
BIC-Code
JFFS JPS JPA
BISAC-Code
POL033000 SOC026000 POL011000 POL010000
THEMA-Code
GTQ JPS JPA
Release date
2016-11-30
Edition
1
Topics
Globalisierung, Politik
Readership
Global Studies, American Studies, Political Studies, International Relations, Cultural Studies, Sociology
Keywords/Tags
Global, Uncertainty, Political Discourse, Culture, Politics, The New World, Political Language, USA, Rhetorics, Globalization, International Relations, Political Theory, Political Science

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