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Noam chomsky, arguably the worlds most famous intellectual, author of the bestselling hegemony or survival and critic of us foreign policy, exposes the hollow promises of democracy in american actions abroad - and at home the worlds foremost critic of us foreign policy exposes the hollow promises of democracy in us actions abroad and at home the united states has repeatedly asserted its right to intervene militarily against failed states around the globe in this much anticipated follow-up to his international bestseller hegemony or survival, noam chomsky shows how the united states itself shares features with other failed states and therefore is increasingly a danger to its own people and to the world failed states, chomsky writes, are those that are unable or unwilling to protect their citizens from violence and perhaps even destruction and regard themselves as beyond the reach of domestic or international law though they may have democratic forms, chomsky notes, failed states suffer from a serious democratic deficit that deprives their democratic institutions of real substance about author: noam chomsky is one of the most influential political thinkers of our time he is the author of numerous bestselling political works, from american power and the new mandarins in the 1960s to hegemony or survival in 2003 and imperial ambitions in 2005 he is professor of linguistics and philosophy at massachusetts institute of technology
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Book Description Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1741149142