from ideologies to civilizations?

In her article on Critical Link (previous post), Maria Rosaria BURI references Samuel P. Huntington‘s book, Who Are We? The Challenges to American National Identity. The book seems to be an exploration of the changing geopolitical situation in which Huntington argues that “‘civilizations’ are replacing ideologies in international relations and politics” (Buri).
Buri recommends this book for community … Read more...

Sudan and Flows

Just read in Critt’s blog an interesting post about the four flows – people, energy, FDI (foreign direct investment) and security – posited as crucial to globalization processes closing the gap between core and peripheral nations.
He’s summarized a piece advocating for “true globalization – whatever that means? It seems predicated on an assumption that integration between what the author … Read more...