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By John Agnew

Promoting, purchasing and eating are principal parts of the yankee adventure at domestic and overseas, now not the hunt for empire. ''Hegemony'' tells the tale of the force to create patron capitalism out of the country via political strain and the promise of products for mass intake. unlike the new literature on the USA as an empire, it explains that the first aim of the overseas and financial rules of the USA is an international which more and more displays the yank approach of doing enterprise and never the formation or administration of an empire. Contextualizing either the Iraq conflict and up to date plant closings, noted-author John Agnew indicates how this force for worldwide hegemony is now backfiring as construction and repair jobs circulation out of the country and a brand new geography of energy portends a global within which worldwide hegemony is decreasingly American in both provenance or gift.

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Geographical variation in economic growth is increasingly local and regional within countries. But it is not the “global” that is new in globalization so much as it is a changing geographical logic to the world economy. In other words, it is not its “globality” that is new but, rather, its combination of global networks and localized territorial fragmentation. Under the “previous” global, the world economy was structured largely (but never entirely) around territorial entities such as states, colonial empires, and geopolitical spheres of influence.

S. relations with the rest of the world. S. S. unilateral abrogation of the Bretton Woods Agreement in 1971. S. S. hegemony. S. S. foreign policy that has remained unchanged through the years, save for increased military power relative to other states. S. foreign policy, popular on both the far right and far left, leaves little room for analysis of actual policies. By way of example, the rise to national power of a southerndominated Republican Party with the election of George W. Bush in 2000 was marked by an initial reluctance to be drawn into “international affairs,” including little, if any, interest in “humanitarian interventions” or in international agreements.

Empire. The world economy today is truly global to a degree never seen before in its geographical scope, in the pace of transactions between widely scattered places within it, and in its hollowing out of simple territorial forms of political authority across a wide range of issue domains (economic, social, and political). S. hegemony. That hegemony, however, has made itself increasingly redundant. The influence of capital is now mediated through global financial markets, the flow of trade within multinational firms, and the limited capacities of global regulatory institutions.

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