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

By Raphael Schlembach

within the wake of the Iraq struggle, the time period previous Europe was once appropriated through politicians, civil society and social circulate actors alike to rally in defence of supposedly social and civilized values opposed to the perceived predatory forces of yankee finance. opposed to outdated Europe sheds gentle at the social stream politics encapsulated within the protest slogan 'Fight outdated Europe'. inside of what's largely labelled the worldwide justice stream, it explores a specific, radical point of view that warns opposed to the id with eu values through activities resisting neoliberalism. Exploring the paintings of key theorists severe of globalization, together with Habermas, Negri, Holloway, Postone and de Benoist, the ebook examines severe thought techniques to alter-globalization, illustrated with concrete examples of pursuits inside of modern Europe. In so doing, it invitations readers to discover the fees of nationalism, anti-Americanism and antisemitism introduced opposed to components of the alter-globalization move. offering a brand new standpoint on reviews of globalization, opposed to outdated Europe will attract sociologists and social and political theorists learning social hobbies, anti-globalization activism and ecu politics and identity.

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