International Journal of Social Inquiry
IJSI is published by Uludag University, Turkey in collaboration with James Cook University Queensland, Australia; RMIT University Melbourne, Australia and Washington State University, USA
Special Issue: Understanding Globalization
This paper describes how the forces of the United States Empire are key elements in describing the most recent process of globalization. Empires have always been the key actors in the waves of globalization throughout history. The Empire of the United States of America is not an exception to this history. Military, economic, cultural, and political integration and control from an imperial center are key elements in understanding the forces of globalization in the past and today. This paper describes these forces of globalization as they pertain to the largest and most powerful empire in world history.
Keywords: Globalization, U.S. Empire, military, economic, cultural, and political
International Relations | Other Sociology | Sociology | Theory, Knowledge and Science
Peter Iadicola (2008).
Globalization and Empire. International Journal of Social Inquiry.Special Issue: Understanding Globalization ed.1 (2), 3-36. IJSI is published by Uludag University, Turkey in collaboration with James Cook University Queensland, Australia; RMIT University Melbourne, Australia and Washington State University, USA.