Against Old Europe: Critical Theory and Alter-Globalization by Raphael Schlembach

By Raphael Schlembach

within the wake of the Iraq battle, the time period outdated Europe was once appropriated by means of politicians, civil society and social circulation actors alike to rally in defence of supposedly social and civilized values opposed to the perceived predatory forces of yankee finance. opposed to previous Europe sheds gentle at the social flow politics encapsulated within the protest slogan 'Fight outdated Europe'. inside of what's widely labelled the worldwide justice circulate, it explores a selected, radical standpoint that warns opposed to the id with ecu values by means of routine resisting neoliberalism. Exploring the paintings of key theorists severe of globalization, together with Habermas, Negri, Holloway, Postone and de Benoist, the e-book examines severe idea ways to alter-globalization, illustrated with concrete examples of routine inside modern Europe. In so doing, it invitations readers to discover the fees of nationalism, anti-Americanism and antisemitism introduced opposed to elements of the alter-globalization flow. supplying a brand new standpoint on opinions of globalization, opposed to outdated Europe will entice sociologists and social and political theorists learning social routine, anti-globalization activism and ecu politics and identity.

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