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Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework of the politics of the new globalization.

Introduction: A Reflection on Politics of Globalization and Textual Entrails
Introduction: A reflection on politics of globalization and textual entrails
SamirDasgupta

During the post-cold war era, globalization emerged as the major player with the professed objective of bringing different peoples, various classes as well as cultures from all over the world, together. Contemporary segmented realities, nevertheless, suggest that the spirit of togetherness as well as the process of globalization, as such, represent a myth. It is, perhaps, a tragedy that the spirit, so much endowed with the promise of restructuring and rebuilding the world, had to demonstrate symptoms of discord, separatism and identity crisis. It is very important, therefore, that we get to know and understand where and how things go wrong or right. This is the ...

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