Dr Sulehria's research 'Media imperialism
in India and Pakistan' published by the Routledge in 2018 is an important contribution to media studies particularly in the context of South Asia.
Author Farooq Sulehria, who at the time of publication was senior teaching fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, breaks interesting new ground, first by concentrating on two countries that are underrepresented in the media imperialism
literature, namely India and Pakistan, and secondly, by arguing that far from globalization having displaced media imperialism
, it has intensified media dependency of these countries on the imperial centers.
The Bolivian president also has said that imperialism
"constantly conspires and what we are seeing now economic aggression, economic wars have resulted in imperialism
being able to again have geopolitical control in our region."
'In his fight, there were traitors and lapdogs of imperialism
like (Emilio) Aguinaldo.
Critique: Deftly written, exceptionally well organized and presented, "Imperialism
in the Twenty-First Century" is as informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking.
The subject of this Palgrave Study in the History of Economic Thought is Rosa Luxemburg and her theory of accumulation and imperialism
. As the introduction explains (p.
Our project in this article will be to explore some of the issues that are of crucial importance for anyone trying to come to grips with the logic of the fictions which provided the ideological backbone of British imperialism
. If one agrees with Hobsbawm and Said that "the Age of Empire cries out for demystification" (Hobsbawm, The Age of Empire 5) and that "fictions have their own logic and their own dialectic of growth or decline" (Said, Orientalism 62), one is faced with the question of how such a revisionist project of exploring and demystifying the fictions of British imperialism
is to be undertaken.
So hegemonic imperialism
has a limited time to do its dividing and ruling.
These semi-official framers of Catholic imperialism
encountered comparable (albeit more consequential) difficulties when they tried reconcile Spain's New World conquests with their own academic conceptions of "just war" and "natural law." In Chapter Three, Richard Tuck explores some of the ways in which European imperial expansion during the early modem period drove political rulers into alliances with non-European "infidels." Here too was an inherent contradiction between the demands of realpolitik in forging alliances with Islamic powers, and the thrust of domestic programs to enforce internal Catholic and/or Protestant orthodoxy.
Synthesizing a number of perspectives, including Marx's theory of capital, Foucault's biopolitics, Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari's critique of capitalism, Japanese modernist discourse of erotic-grotesque (ero-guro), Tanabe Hajime's absolute dialectics, and the bio-philosophy of Minakata Kumagusu, he argues that Japanese imperialism
was characterized by a central, unresolvable struggle between two forces: the erotic--"the vital productivity of desire"--and the grotesque--"the violent usurpation of this desire by hegemonic power" (Marx's "capital").
Cliff expounded that the Arab feudal and semi-capitalist leaders desired a partnership with British imperialism
in an effort to block the objective capitalist development of a working class which threatened their own destruction (Rock 1938b, 1945, 1947).
The role of railways in the era of new imperialism
, from roughly the 1850s through to the 1930s, remains a lively topic.