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A World Without Meaning: The Crisis of Meaning in International Politics

A WORLD WITHOUT MEANING: THE CRISIS OF MEANING IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICS

by: Laidi, Zaki
Format: Hardcover

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This sophisticated book by internationally renowned theorist Zaki Laidi, tackles the problem of individual identity in a rapidly changing global political environment. He argues that it is increasingly hard to find meaning in our ever-expanding world, especially after the collapse of political ideologies such as communism.
With the breakup of countries such as the former Yugoslavia, it is clear that people are now looking to old models like nationalism and ethnicity to help them forge an identity. But how effective are these old certainties in a globalized world in a permanent state of flux?

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Product Code: 9780415167178
ISBN: 0415167175
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 1998-09-14
Number of Pages: 240 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 1
Dimension: 5.51 x 0.94 x 8.43 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.93 pounds