• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
Beyond Progress: An Interpretive Odyssey to the Future (Paperback)
  • Beyond Progress: An Interpretive Odyssey to the Future (Paperback)
zoom

Beyond Progress: An Interpretive Odyssey to the Future (Paperback)

(author)
£25.00
Paperback 324 Pages / Published: 06/06/1996
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
In this portrait of the human community as it enters the 21st century, the author argues that in a world of dwindling resources, economic inequality and unremitting violence, the belief in endless progress can no longer be sustained. Explaining that we have arrived at a great historic divide, De Santis asserts that the old modern order is giving way to an age of "mutualism". He draws on world history and the study of international relations to explore the emerging future, in which new forms of social and political identity and regional associations and alignments will be needed to solve global problems. Demonstrating that mutualism will require a dramatic change in the way states, international institutions, corporations and local communities interact, the book argues that this transformation will be especially difficult for the United States, which will have to abandon its exceptionalist identity and rejoin a world it can no longer escape.

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226142968
Number of pages: 324
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 x 19 mm
Edition: New edition

You may also be interested in...

The Spy and the Traitor
Added to basket
How to Give Up Plastic
Added to basket
All Out War
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
A Spy Named Orphan
Added to basket
My Life, Our Times
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
The Eu
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Nine Lives
Added to basket
£18.99
Hardback
Who Rules the World?
Added to basket
Red Notice
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Soldier Spy
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Secret Pigeon Service
Added to basket
£20.00   £17.99
Hardback
A Line in the Sand
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.99
Paperback
M
Added to basket
M
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Prisoners of Geography
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.49
Paperback
The Secret Twenties
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.