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By Kurt Burch, Robert Allen Denemark

Overseas political economic system is either a self-discipline and a collection of world practices and stipulations. This quantity explores how the 2 are comparable, illustrating the altering personality of the worldwide political economic climate, in addition to altering views on that personality.

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R. Cox decries such social fragmentation and marginalization as he ponders the prospects of a counterhegemony to confront globalization. To  < previous page < previous page page_146 page_147 next page > next page > Page 147 advance such prospects, marginalized peoples need first to become conscious of their marginalization as a consequence of structural changes in the processes of globalized production. The difficulty here is that R. Cox (1996:26) himself defines the marginalized primarily in terms of their relationship to production.

In this sense, realism constructed two levels of adversary, the most important of which was elevated to the level of high politics. In the wake of the collapse of the Cold War system, Saddam Hussein's greatest transgression was not his genocidal treatment of domestic populations, but his violation of the "basic rules of conduct" governing the behavior of states in the international system. He posed a threat to (state) sovereignty. His other transgressions were fodder for the construction of an image of the Iraqi state and citizenry (under the individualized label of "Saddam") as evil, despotic, anti-Western, and antiprogressive.

Conclusions The modern, contemporary technoculture depicts consumers worldwide quenching their thirst with Coca-Colas, happily devouring Big Macs, or sharing the wonders of their newest IBM computers. " That moment occurs when we each buy a Coke (Pendergrast, 1993:306). Beyond the ubiquitous corporate trademarks, logos, and advertising campaigns, "modern times" provide other global images and idols. Michael Jackson sells as many 45 46 CDs in South America as he does in the United States; Bart Simpson represents the neighborhood brat in as many languages and cultures as translators can find; moviegoers in Japan, Thailand, Taiwan, and South Korea flock to see Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest action film (Barnet and Cavanagh, 1994:153-160).

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