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The Best of Le Monde Diplomatique 2012
The Best of Le Monde Diplomatique 2012
出版社 : Pluto Pr
出版年月 : 2012/03
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780745331874

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言語 : English

内容情報
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A41203000
Place of Publication: Great Britain
Edition: Translation
Textual Format: Readings/Anthologies
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Table of Contents
 
Introduction                                       vii
          Wendy Kristianasen
  PART I THE WORLD IN CRISIS
    Europe's wakeup call                           1  (5)
          Serge Halimi
    A permanent state of emergency                 6  (5)
          Slavoj Zizek
    The currency wars                              11 (5)
          Laurent L. Jacque
    The wolf pack stalks Europe                    16 (6)
          James K. Galbraith
    Iceland's loud No                              22 (10)
          Robert H. Wade
          Silla Sigurgeirsdottir
  PART II US EMPIRE
    Empire as a state of being                     32 (5)
          Philip S. Golub
    Obama misses his historic moment               37 (4)
          Eric Klinenberg
          Jeff Manza
    `We the people'                                41 (5)
          Walter Benn Michaels
    What happened to the US left?                  46 (4)
          Rick Fantasia
    A small town in the middle of everywhere       50 (10)
          John R. MacArthur
  PART III A SMALLER WORLD
    Cuba's new socialism                           60 (7)
          Renaud Lambert
    Brazil: we've got the power                    67 (5)
          Lamia Oualalou
    Latin America embraces Palestine               72 (2)
          Maurice Lemoine
    A fine, and convenient, romance                74 (6)
          Nikolas Kozloff
    Russia shouldn't work but it does              80 (5)
          Vladislav Inozemtsev
    Can China share out the wealth?                85 (5)
          Martine Bulard
    China and India: united against the West       90 (5)
          Christophe Jaffrelot
    Sudan's south secedes                          95 (5)
          Gerard Prunier
    Somaliland, an African exception               100(6)
          Gerard Prunier
  PART IV EUROPEAN DIRECTIONS
    Germany goes for sustainable capitalism        106(7)
          Olivier Cyran
    Academia's rebel alliance                      113(7)
          Pierre Rimbert
    Communism revisited                            120(4)
          Evelyne Pieiller
  PART V ROOTS OF CONFLICT
    One state, two dreams                          124(8)
          Alain Gresh
    Afghanistan's future lies in its past          132(9)
          Georges Lefeuvre
    The Taliban's secret weapon                    141(5)
          Louis Imbert
    Now that he's gone                             146(6)
          Jean-Luc Racine
    Red line, green line                           152(6)
          Joost Hiltermann
  PART VI REVOLUTION: THE `ARAB SPRING'
    The Muslim Brothers in Egypt's `orderly        158(5)
    transition'
          Gilbert Achcar
    To shoot, or not to shoot?                     163(6)
          Salam Kawakibi
          Bassma Kodmani
    Follow the money                               169(3)
          Samir Aita
    Power of the word in the Syrian intifada       172(5)
          Zenobie
    Yemen knows what it doesn't want               177(4)
          Laurent Bonnefoy
          Marine Poirier
    Egypt's revolution is only beginning           181(8)
          Alain Gresh
    How to make Libya work after Gaddafi           189(6)
          Patrick Haimzadeh
  PART VII THE QUESTION OF ISLAM
    The Arab world's cultural challenge            195(7)
          Hicham Ben Abdallah El. Alaoui
    Iran can't reform itself                       202(5)
          Farhang Jahanpour
    Islamic Republic uncensored                    207(3)
          Shervin Ahmadi
    The myth of Islamic conquest                   210(6)
          Patrick Haenni
          Samir Amghar
    Indonesia, a democracy full stop               216(9)
          Wendy Kristianasen
  PART VIII ON THE MOVE: PEOPLE AND CITIES
    Africa does business in China                  225(8)
          Tristan Coloma
    Filipino maids for export                      233(8)
          Julien Brygo
    Greater Hanoi swallows the countryside         241(7)
          Xavier Montheard
    Death of the Casbah                            248(6)
          Allan Popelard
          Paul Vannier
    America's slow ground zero                     254(6)
          Allan Popelard
          Paul Vannier
    The world has become a city                    260(7)
          Philip S. Golub
Index                                              267
 

Le Monde diplomatique is one of the most highly respected independent periodicals. Published monthly in French and English, it brings together a diverse range of high-calibre writers from across the world. This book collects the paper's highlights from the last year. The articles have been carefully selected and are arranged around the key themes in our changing world including US imperialism, the financial crisis and the Arab Spring. Among the contributors are Slavoj Zizek, James K Galbraith and Philip S. Golub. A perfect seasonal gift for anyone interested in global issues, The Best of Le Monde diplomatique goes beyond the news and illuminates the state of our planet.

Contents
Introduction Part I THE WORLD IN CRISIS Permanent crisis - Slavoj Zizek; Europe's wakeup call - Serge Halimi; Reform isn't there - James K Galbraith; Iceland's loud No - Robert Wade and Silla Sigurgeirsdottir Part II EMPIRE US and Empire - Philip S Golub; Obama's missed opportunity - Eric Klinenberg; America's new, angry right - Walter Benn Michaels; US left - Rick Fantasia Part III ...AND ACROSS THE WORLD UK-US The end of the affair - Jean-Claude Sergeant; Germany - Henry Menudier; Cuba's new socialism - Renaud Lambert; Japan - Martine Bulard; Sudan's south succeeds - Gerard Prunier Part IV IN THE ASCENDANT China and India: it's a marriage - Christophe Jaffrelot; Brazil: we've got the power - Lamia Oualulou; Latin America and Iran - Nikolas Kozloff; Turkey - Wendy Kristianasen Part V ZONES OF CONFLICT Palestine's own spring - Alain Gresh; Afghanistan/Pakistan - Georges Lefeuvre; Iraq (Kurdistan) - Joost Hiltermann; North Korea - Philippe Pons; Sri Lanka: the time of triumphalism - Cedric Gouverneur Part VI REVOLUTION: 'ARAB SPRING' Is this an Arab spring? - Georges Corm; To shoot, or not to shoot? - Salam Kawakabi and Bassma Kodmani; Power of the word in the Syrian intifada - Zenobie; Yemen knows what it doesn't want - Laurent Bonnefoy; Egypt's revolution is only beginning - Alain Gresh Part VII THE QUESTION OF ISLAM Arab world and Islam - Hicham al Alaoui; Islamic challenge for Europe - Haenni & Amghar; Iran uncensored - Shervin Ahmadi; Islam in Indonesia - Wendy Kristianasen Part VIII CITIES OF THE WORLD Urbanisation - Philip Golub; Detroit - Popelard; Hanoi - Xavier Montheard; Algiers - Popelard