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Informationen zum Autor Francis Fukuyama is a Professor at Stanford University's Institute for International Studies. He has previously taught at Johns Hopkins University and at George Mason University. Fukuyama was a researcher at the RAND Corporation and served as the Deputy Director for the State Department's Policy planning staff. He is the author of Political Order and Political Decay! The Origins of Political Order! The Great Disruption! Our Posthuman Future and State Building. He lives with his wife in California. Klappentext The author of "The End Of History" offers a provocative examination of identity politics and their effect on matters of state, with Fukuyama demanding a universal understanding of human dignity. The divisive impacts of identity politics laid bare by the bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order and The End of History Zusammenfassung Currently in Bill Gates's bookbag and FT Books of 2018Increasingly! the demands of identity direct the world's politics. Nation! religion! sect! race! ethnicity! gender: these categories have overtaken broader! inclusive ideas of who we are. We have built walls rather than bridges. The result: increasing in anti-immigrant sentiment! rioting on college campuses! and the return of open white supremacy to our politics. In 2014! Francis Fukuyama wrote that American and global institutions were in a state of decay! as the state was captured by powerful interest groups. Two years later! his predictions were borne out by the rise to power of a series of political outsiders whose economic nationalism and authoritarian tendencies threatens to destabilise the entire international order. These populist nationalists seek direct charismatic connection to 'the people'! who are usually defined in narrow identity terms that offer an irresistible call to an in-group and exclude large parts of the population as a whole.Identity is an urgent and necessary book: a sharp warning that unless we forge a universal understanding of human dignity! we will doom ourselves to continual conflict. ...

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Authors Francis Fukuyama
Publisher Profile Books
Languages English
Product format Hardback
Released 30.09.2018
EAN 9781781259801
ISBN 978-1-78125-980-1
No. of pages 218
Dimensions 146 mm x 224 mm x 23 mm
Subject Non-fiction book

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