Parution du livre Negotiations of the "New World" de Sabine Selchow

Negotiations of the "New World". The Omnipresence of Global as a Political Phenomenon


»Global« is everywhere – recent years have seen a significant proliferation of the adjective »global« across discourses. But what do social actors actually do when using this term? Written from within the political studies and international relations disciplines, and with a particular interest in the US, this book demonstrates that the widespread use of »global« is more than a linguistic curiosity. It constitutes a distinct political phenomenon of major importance: the negotiation of and play with the notion of the »new world«. As such, the analysis of the use of »global« provides fascinating insights into an influential and politically loaded aspect of contemporary imaginations of the world. With a Foreword by Ulrich Beck.

Sabine Selchow, Negotiations of the "New World". The Omnipresence of Global as a Political Phenomenon, Transcript, Novembre 2015, 230 pages.

Sabine Selchow était post-doctorante au Collège au sein de la chaire Cosmopolitan risk communities d'Ulrich Beck en 2013.

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