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By Raphael Schlembach

within the wake of the Iraq warfare, the time period previous Europe was once appropriated via politicians, civil society and social stream 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 opposed to outdated Europe sheds gentle at the social move politics encapsulated within the protest slogan 'Fight outdated Europe'. inside of what's generally labelled the worldwide justice move, it explores a specific, radical viewpoint that warns opposed to the identity with eu values through hobbies resisting neoliberalism. Exploring the paintings of key theorists severe of globalization, together with Habermas, Negri, Holloway, Postone and de Benoist, the booklet examines serious idea techniques to alter-globalization, illustrated with concrete examples of events inside of modern Europe. In so doing, it invitations readers to discover the fees of nationalism, anti-Americanism and antisemitism introduced opposed to elements of the alter-globalization circulation. delivering a brand new standpoint on opinions of globalization, opposed to outdated Europe will entice sociologists and social and political theorists learning social routine, anti-globalization activism and ecu politics and identity.

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