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By Eric Cazdyn, Imre Szeman

In energetic and unflinching prose, Eric Cazdyn and Imre Szeman argue that modern considered the realm is disabled via a deadly flaw: the shortcoming to imagine "an after" to globalization. After developing seven theses (on schooling, morality, heritage, destiny, capitalism, kingdom, and customary feel) that problem the fake grants that maintain this time-limit, After Globalization examines 4 well known thinkers (Thomas Friedman, Richard Florida, Paul Krugman and Naomi Klein) and the way their paintings is dulled via those can provide. Cazdyn and Szeman then communicate to scholars from around the world who're either unconvinced and bored with those offers and who comprehend the realm very otherwise than how it is popularly represented.

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Why common sense? Why not ideology? Or hegemony? In the way we are using it, common sense is certainly related to these. Though hegemony is a concept to which critics don’t appeal as much as they once did, having moved on to other, more stylish concepts in the marketplace of ideas, it remains important for grasping how contemporary societies operate. Hegemony names the way in which consent is produced, managed, and reproduced. The consent named here is the consent to be ruled, to participate in an unjust system, and to engage in a mode of life that for the vast majority is far less than it could be – an empirical point and not mere utopian imagining.

These students were truly the product of the era of globalization and its common sense – the first global generation, who viewed the world not just from the perspective of their own nations, but with a feeling for the fact that culture and politics operate at a global level, with serious implications for how they live and act locally and globally. The interviews took place in many nations not usually included in wide studies of anti-Americanism and globalization, and certainly not typically placed in the same study together, in an effort to capture as 42 The Afterlife of Globalization best as possible the kinds of social framings that we were interested in understanding better.

The discovery in (1) is implicitly taken to affect the entire world; the 44 The Afterlife of Globalization solution in (3) is meant only for individual nations, or perhaps for a small group of friends. In every case, there is something that can be done to either take advantage of (1) or to mitigate its effects – that is, to save us. The better way to think about the world? Think: nothing can save us. Thesis 1: Education will not save us Learning and knowledge are imagined to necessarily solve problems.

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