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By V. Spike Peterson

This ebook rewrites international political financial system through bringing disparate good points of globalization into relation and delivering an available narrative of "how we received here," "what's going on," and "what it potential" from a serious vantage element.

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This is in preference to patriarchy, which I avoid using due to its association with ahistorical and universalizing claims. The risk of over-generalizing is also a problem when referring to "masculinity" in the singular. The purpose and macro-orientation of this study, however, lead me to neglect important differences among masculinities (and femininities) in favor of focusing on "dominant patterns of masculinity, or 'hegemonic masculinity,' that operate at the level of the whole society and that shore up male power and advantage" (Hooper 2001, 54, citing Connell 1987, 183-188).

Gibson-Graham 1996). Hence, resistance necessarily involves attention to how we participate in dominant representations as well as to how we map capitalism as inextricably cultural and material processes. These are recurring themes and treated at greater length throughout the book. g. Gill and Mittelman 1997). 5 The transition from modernity to postmodernity — like the transition to modernity — is less a definitive "break" than a perceptible transformation involving large-scale or structural changes.

Mazrui (1994) notes increasing expressions of overt racism in the north and wonders whether the end of the Cold War ushered in "pan-Caucasianism" and a new phase of global racism. Nation-state hierarchies Hierarchies among nations reflect international divisions of labor flowing from colonialism and the north's continued domination of wealth, advanced technologies, decision-making power, and "rule setting" in the old and new world order. Neocolonialism perpetuates patterns of inequality, with some upward movement of newly industrialized countries and a decline for least developed countries.

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