By (author) Gabriel Kolko
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After Socialism by Gabriel Kolko
Book DescriptionDoes socialism have a future in the world of the twenty-first century? If not, what is the future for progressive politics? This is a major contribution to contemporary social and political thought written by one of the world's leading critical historians. Gabriel Kolko ask the difficult questions about where the left can go in a post-Cold War world where neoliberal policies appear to have triumphed in both the West and the former Soviet bloc. In trying to answer this, he interrogates both the origins and development of socialist ideas and the contemporary dynamics of the globalized economy dominated by American military, cultural and political might. While avoiding the temptations of either pessimism or utopianism, Kolko offers an original and practical solution about the way forward for a liberal politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415395908
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gabriel Kolko
Another Century of War?, Paperback (September 2002)
Insisting that the roots of terrorism lie in the USA's cynical foreign policies, Gabriel Kolko argues that it reacts to complex world affairs with technology and firepower, not with an engaged political response. He questions whether such policy offers any hope of security for the USA or the world.
Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace, Paperback (April 1997)
Vietnam has experienced large political and economic development since the war. This book argues that victory in 1975 caught the Communists wholly unprepared to cope with the reconstruction of the nation. Much is explored in this book.
Vietnam: Anatomy of a Eace, Hardback (April 1997)» View all books by Gabriel Kolko
Gabriel Kolko argues that victory in 1975 caught the Communists unprepared to deal with the reconstruction of a war-torn nation. Based on extensive research and experience, the book is a vivid potrait of the dilemmas now facing Vietnam.
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Author Biography - Gabriel Kolko
Gabriel Kolko is Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at York University in Toronto. He is the author of thirteen influential books, including Anatomy of War, Century of War and Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace.
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