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Author Biancardi, Fabian, 1963-

Title Democracy and the global system : a contribution to the critique of liberal internationalism / Fabian Biancardi
Published Houndmills [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003

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Description xx, 255 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Barrington Moore's 'Social Origins' and the Global System -- 2. Karl Polanyi, Democracy and the Global System -- 3. Joseph Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism, Democracy and the Global System -- 4. Samuel Huntington, and Political Order and the Global System -- 5. David Held's 'Democracy and the Global Order'
Summary "Democracy and the Global System analyses the relationship between liberal democracy and the global system while developing a critique of liberal internationalism. Fabian Biancardi examines some of the key questions of modern politics and the major ideas of a number of significant authors and texts, including Barrington Moore Jr., Karl Polanyi, Joseph Schumpeter, Samuel Huntington and David Held. While sympathetic to the aim of spreading liberal democracy globally, he demonstrates the many tensions and contradictions involved in achieving this outcome."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-248) and index
Subject Democracy.
Globalization.
Internationalism.
Liberalism.
LC no. 2003054915
ISBN 1403917779 cloth
Other Titles Contribution to the critique of liberal internationalism