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  • Imperial Politics In the 21st Centuryby James Petras

    Gyan Publishing House 2007; US$ 69.99

    This book about the contemporary history of direct and indirect US imperialist intervention in Asia. More specifically it focuses on the US military invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan, US backing of Israel's invasion and colonial occupation of Palestine and Washington's support for the violent and repressive Macapagal regime in the Philippines. The... more...

  • The New Development Politicsby James Petras

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    A critique of current conceptions of international political economy, the role of the state and contemporary social movements, The New Development Politics challenges the dominant paradigms in the field of development studies. Raising fundamental theoretical and empirical questions, it provides a coherent response to the increasing militarization... more...

  • Social Movements in Latin Americaby James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 30.00

    The authors trace out the development of capitalism and U.S. imperialism in Latin America in the latest phase of this development, from the installation of the new world order of neoliberal globalization in the early 1980s to the present when U.S. imperialism is held at bay, neoliberalism is in decline, and capitalism is in crisis. more...

  • Dynamics of Social Change in Latin Americaby Henry Veltmeyer; James Petras

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 205.00

    This study examines fundamental theoretical and conceptual issues of social change in Latin America in the context of detailed empirical analysis. It challenges the major assumptions and propositions that underlie globalization theory, reworking and fine tuning the concepts of imperialism and social class as relevant to understanding the 'new world... more...

  • Empire or Republic?by James Petras; Morris Morley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Empire or Republic? makes the necessary, but much overlooked, link between our nation's international policies and the domestic situation. The authors contend that the Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations have all focused on global leadership to the detriment of pressing social, economic and political problems at home. more...

  • The New Extractivismby James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Zed Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    A renewed call for radical change and systemic transformation in the face of an emerging, new form of capitalist imperialism more...

  • What's Left in Latin America?by James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    This book concerns recent and current political developments in Latin America related to the emergence of left-leaning regimes riding the waves of anti-neoliberalism and a primary commodities boom. Based on five years of field research and a critical engagement with social movements in the region, the book documents the short-term advances and strategic... more...

  • Multinationals on Trialby James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The role and economic power of corporations that dominate the world economy has generated considerable controversy. The most heated debate and the most critical questions surrounding the role of multinational corporations relate to foreign direct investment (FDI). This key volume offers an entirely fresh perspective of the role of multinationals and... more...

  • Beyond Neoliberalismby James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The world is at the crossroads of social change, in the vortex of forces that are bringing about a different world, a post-neoliberal state. This groundbreaking book lays out an analysis of the dynamics and contradictions of capitalism in the twenty-first century. These dynamics of forces are traced out in developments across the world - in the Arab... more...

  • The Class Struggle in Latin Americaby James Petras; Henry Veltmeyer

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The Class Struggle in Latin America: Making History Today analyses the political and economic dynamics of development in Latin America through the lens of class struggle. Focusing in particular on Peru, Paraguay, Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela, the book identifies how the shifts and changing dynamics of the class struggle have... more...