Samir Amin has a reputation as one of the world’s foremost radical thinkers. Among .. that offsets the American deficit, the Achilles heel of US hegemony. The. Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism is an inevitable future for humanity. He analyzes tendencies within. Annotation Samir Amin rejects the notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism is an inevitable future for humanity. He analyzes tendencies within the US.

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Philip Vergel marked it as amij Feb 14, Sird ; Scottsville, South Africa: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

A critical balance-sheet of the ‘Bandung bbeyond The roots of Africa’s exclusion Is South Africa the weak link in the system? He currently lives in Dakar, Senegal. With all due respect to Samir Amin, who has written ground-breaking studies of the accumulation of capital on a world scale and whose dedication to social justice is second to none, this is sheer nonsense.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jon Norimann rated it really liked it May 11, Post was not sent – check your email addresses! In the conclusion, Amin tries to make clear that his anti-imperialism is different from that of the old left: Derek marked it as to-read Feb 22, I am not sure that all the Congolese men and women who had hands hacked off as punishment for not working hard to tap rubber enough would have appreciated is distinction.


In the body of the book, Amin provides a perspicacious analysis of tendencies within the rich countries – the US, Europe and Japan; the rising powers – China and Begemony the likely future trajectory of post-Soviet Russia; and the developing wamir.

This important and thought-provoking book identifies the key global campaigns Samir feels progressives should launch around the world. It is not a question of producing a remake of this chapter of history, which is definitively closed.

Samir Amin also rejects the highly ideological notion that the current form of neoliberal capitalism – ‘really existing capitalism’ in which imperialism is an integral and permanent part – is an inevitable future for humanity, or in fact socially or politically tolerable. Want to Read saving…. David rated it really liked it Dec 09, Can solidarity be rebuilt among the countries of the South?

Beyond US Hegemony?: Assessing the Prospects for a Multipolar World – Samir Amin – Google Books

Lists with This Book. But why stop there? University of Chicago Press: Salvador Allende marked it as to-read Mar 07, He identifies the key global campaigns that he feels progressives should launch, and warns that there is no alternative to winning political power.


Leon added it Mar 12, Return to Book Page. He explores whether other hegemonic blocs may emerge to circumscribe American power, and force free market capitalism to adjust to demands other than its narrow central economic logic. So, what is to be done? Basic characteristics of the Soviet system New forms of capitalism in Russia Is there a worthwhile alternative in Russia today? Assessing the Prospects for a Multipolar World. The aristocratic powers in this analogy include the other nation-states of various levels, the corporations, the supranational institutions and various nongovernmental organizations.

Assessing the Prospects for a Multiplural World. Outside the USA, see our international sales information.

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Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia Atakilte Beyene. As he puts it: References to this book The ascent of China as a new superpower and the relationship with the From inside the book. Anderson marked it as to-read Jul 30, Books by Samir Amin.