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By Thomas Reifer

regardless of prognostications of the "end of history," the twenty first century has posed new demanding situations and a number of world crises. This e-book takes up the present international fiscal drawback when it comes to new and altering dynamics of territory, authority, and rights in modern worldwide process. The authors discover lengthy simmering conflicts in comparative point of view, together with settler colonialism in South Africa, Northern eire and Israel/Palestine. They speak about indigenous struggles opposed to environmental land grabs and similar destruction of indigenous lands by way of the united states nuclear guns advanced. The publication uniquely considers the sacred within the context of the worldwide process, together with struggles of Latina/o farm staff within the U.S. for social justice and for swap within the Catholic Church. different chapters research questions of civilizations and identification within the modern international process, in addition to the position of world-regions.

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