A World of Regions: Asia and Europe in the American Imperium by Peter J. Katzenstein

By Peter J. Katzenstein

Observing the dramatic shift in global politics because the finish of the chilly conflict, Peter J. Katzenstein argues that areas became severe to modern global politics. This view is in stark distinction to people who specialize in the purportedly obdurate endurance of the geographical region or the inevitable march of globalization. In particular reports of know-how and overseas funding, household and overseas protection, and cultural international relations and pop culture, Katzenstein examines the altering local dynamics of Europe and Asia, that are associated with the USA via Germany and Japan.

Regions, Katzenstein contends, are interacting heavily with an American imperium that mixes territorial and non-territorial powers. Katzenstein argues that globalization and internationalization create open or porous areas. areas could provide ideas to the contradictions among states and markets, safety and lack of confidence, nationalism and cosmopolitanism. Embedded within the American imperium, areas are actually imperative to international politics.

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