Empire (Book, 2000) [McGill University Library]
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Author: Michael Hardt; Antonio Negri
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
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"Imperialism as we knew it may be no more, but Empire is alive and well. It is, as Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri demonstrate in this bold work, the new political order of globalization. Their book shows how this emerging Empire is fundamentally different from the imperialism of European dominance and capitalist expansion in previous eras. Rather, Today's Empire draws on elements of U.S. constitutionalism, with its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Book
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardt, Michael, 1960-
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Hardt; Antonio Negri
ISBN: 0674251210 9780674251212 0674006712 9780674006713
OCLC Number: 41967081
Notes: Continued by: Multitude.
Awards: Nominated for Society for the Study of Social Problems C. Wright Mills Award 2000
Nominated for Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award 2001
Nominated for Robert H. Ferrell Book Prize 2001
Nominated for Michael Harrington Award 2001
Nominated for James Russell Lowell Prize 2000
Nominated for George Louis Beer Prize 2001
Nominated for George L. Mosse Prize 2001
Nominated for Harold and Margaret Sprout Award 2002
Description: xvii, 478 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part 1. The Political Constitution of the Present. World Order ; Biopolitical Production ; Alternatives within Empire --
Part 2. Passages of Sovereignty. Two Europes, Two Modernities ; Sovereignty of the Nation-State ; The Dialectics of Colonial Sovereignty ; Symptoms of Passage ; Network Power : U.S. Sovereignty and the New Empire ; Imperial Sovereignty --
Intermezzo: Counter-Empire --
Part 3. Passage of Production. The Limits of Imperialism ; Disciplinary Governability ; Resistance, Crisis, Transformation ; Postmodernization, or The Informatization of Production ; Mixed Constitution ; Capitalist Sovereignty, or Administering the Global Society of Control --
Part 4. The Decline and Fall of Empire. Virtualities ; Generation and Corruption ; The Multitude against Empire.
Responsibility: Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri.
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This text identifies a radical shift in concepts that form the philosophical basis of modern politics, concepts such as sovereignty, nation and people - and links this philosophical transformation to  Read more...
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Michael Hardt and Tony Negri have given us an original, suggestive and provocative assessment of the international economic and political moment we have entered. Abandoning many of the propositions Read more...

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