Chapter 1 Introduction: The Political Economy of Globalization and Its Contradictions Chapter 2 1. Theories of the Global Economy and Global Empire Chapter 3 2. The Logic of Global Capitalist Expansion: Theories of Modern Imperialism Chapter 4 3. The Controversy over Globalization, Imperialism, and Capitalist Development on a World Scale Chapter 5 4. The Postwar Rise of U.S. Capital onto the Global Scene Chapter 6 5. The Globalization of U.S. Capital and the Resurgence of Interimperialist Rivalry Chapter 7 6. The Imperial State and Control of the Global Political Economy Chapter 8 7. Global Capitalist Expansion and Domestic Economic Decline in the United States Chapter 9 8. The Globalization of Capital and the Capitalist State in the Third World Chapter 10 9. Globalization, Class Struggle, and Social Transformation
Berch Berberoglu is Foundation Professor of Sociology and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Dr. Berberoglu has authored and edited thirty two books and many articles in numerous scholarly journals. His areas of specialization are globalization, political economy of development, class analysis, the state, social movements, and social change.
This book is a useful and handy reference guide for all those interested in understanding the contemporary capitalist world better, and in changing it. State and Society At a time of imperial wars, the rise of left-wing regimes in Brazil and Venezuela, and world recession, Berch Berberoglu has written a very timely and hard-hitting study of the theoretical foundations of imperialism and the class and national struggles which result. This is an important text for students and faculty interested in a critical study of empire building. -- James Petras, State University of New York, Binghamton