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Australia in the Expanding Global Crisis

The Geopolitics of Racism

Authors: Paul, Erik

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  • Studies of the geopolitics of racism embedded in capitalism and nationalism
  • Discusses challenges to US hegemony and the West, such as the rise of China
  • Analyses the nature and dynamics of racism as a major mechanism in the segregation of the human species
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This book is a study of the key components and contradictions of the escalating global crisis and their impact on modern Australia. It elaborates the damage being done to democracy, human rights, and the fabric of society. Racism is structured in the universality of the nation-state and capitalism in the 21st century. Racism is a process that discriminates and segregates the human species, creating major conflicts and antagonisms. It generates a global struggle for equality and social justice. The global crisis is energised by the contradiction between a global capitalism that is in effect totalitarian and the imperatives of economic growth driving every nation-state of the world. Racism is embodied in the emergence of a new imperialism to maintain Western global hegemony, a growing source of instability and violence in the world system, endangering the survival of humanity. The book advocates the promotion of full democratic participation in the struggle for social, political, and economic equality.

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Erik Paul is a highly experienced lecturer and a widely published researcher specialising in Australia’s relations with the Asia-Pacific and the US and issues of regional and world peace. His latest book is Australia in the US Empire (2018).

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​"Here is a skillful navigation of the complementary forces of capitalism, nationalism and militarism which together form and sustain the power of nation states. Dr. Paul perceives racism as both the outcome of these forces and the key means of building and maintaining inequalities within nation states. In a scholarly appraisal of the interdependence of militaristic fueled capitalism and state power, the idea of emancipation is crafted as a source of optimism. Emancipation refers to ways to by re-build democracies in every context and culture, not least in an Australia dominated by nationalism, by a love of war and by subservience to US interests. Unless project emancipation is nurtured, political futures promise only increasing authoritarianism and accompanying inhumanities." (Stuart Rees AM, University of Sydney Professor Emeritus, founding director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) and the Sydney Peace Foundation)

Table of contents (3 chapters)

Table of contents (3 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Australia in the Expanding Global Crisis
Book Subtitle
The Geopolitics of Racism
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-2279-6
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-2279-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-2278-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 147
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