BRICS AND THE NEW AMERICAN IMPERIALISM, global rivalry and resistance

: Satgar (V.) ed.

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236pp., paperback, Johannesburg, 2020

 

Contributions include:
"Old and New Imperialism: the end of US domination?" by Vishwas Satgar
"Fossil Capital, Imperialism and the Global Corporate Elite" by William Carroll
"Water Wars in the World and South Africa" by Ferrial Adam
"Subimperial BRICS Enter the Bolsonaro-Putin-Modi-Xi-Ramaphosa Era" by Patrick Bond
"The Campaign to Dismantle Transnational Corporations" by Keamogetswe Seipato
"Mass Strikes in a Global Conjuncture of Crisis: a Luxemburgian analysis" by Alexander Gallas.

"Our barbaric present, marked by savage inequalities and ecological devastation, is rooted in the historical logic of imperialism. Building on Rosa Luxemburg’s brilliant theorising, this book shows why socialism is our only chance of survival." Jacklyn Cock, Professor Emeritus, Department of Sociology and Research Associate, Society, Work and Politics Institute, University of the Witwatersrand

"This book brings together scholars from across the North-South axis to map the shifting fault lines of the world-system in a perilous conjuncture. What emerges is a rich cartography of rivalry and resistance that will speak to the knowledge interests of both scholars and activists – essential reading." Professor Alf Gunvald Nilsen, Department of Sociology, University of Pretoria

Vishwas Satgar is Associate Professor of International Relations at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is the principal investigator for the Emancipatory Futures Studies in the Anthropocene project. He is the editor of Co-operatives in South AfricaThe Climate Crises and Racism After Apartheid.