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Floating in Hyper-Reality: The Global Republic Imagined

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Abstract

Much of the discussion in this study has been interested in a question of identity. In a key respect this is as much an existential question as it is one of politics and power. In other words, the problematic of identity is bound closely to the meaningfulness of existence for Americans and, indeed, for many non-Americans around the world. In particular, this question of meaningfulness is critical to the idea of American ‘personhood’ as represented in the hegemonic cultural identity in a condition of hybridity and in those oppositional discourses juxtaposed to, and experienced through, this cultural condition.

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Foreign Policy World Identity American Foreign Policy Black History American Leadership 
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© Neil Renwick 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Asia-Pacific StudiesThe Nottingham Trent UniversityUK

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