Manfred Steger

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Manfred B. Steger(1961- ) is Professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He was also Professor of Global Studies and Director of the Globalism Research Centre at RMIT University in Australia until 2013.[1]


Steger was born in Austria and left there in 1986 to study in the United States. He earned a PhD in political theory and comparative politics at Rutgers University in 1995.[2]

As of 2013, Steger is a member of the editorial board of the American Political Science Review, the research journal of the American Political Science Association.[3]


Steger's research and teaching spans globalization, ideology, and non-violence.

He won the 2003 Michael Harrington Award with his study on Globalism: The New Market Ideology (Rowman & Littelfield, 2002).[4][5]


  • The rise of the global imaginary: political ideologies from the French Revolution to the global war on terror, Oxford University Press, 2008.
  • Judging nonviolence: the dispute between realists and idealists, Routledge, 2003.
  • Globalization: a very short introduction, Oxford University Press, 2003, 2nd edition, 2009.
  • Globalism: the new market ideology, Rowman & Littlefield, 2002, 2nd edition, 2005, 3rd edition, 2009.
  • Gandhi's dilemma: nonviolent principles and nationalist power, St. Martin's Press, 2000.
  • The quest for evolutionary socialism: Eduard Bernstein and social denocracy, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Neoliberalism, by Manfred B. Steger and Ravi K. Roy, Oxford University Press, 2010.
  • Ideologies of globalism, edited by Paul James and Manfred B. Steger, Sage, 2010.
  • Rethinking globalism, edited by Manfred B. Steger, Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
  • Social capital: critical perspectives on community and "Bowling alone", edited by Scott L. McLean, David A. Schultz, and Manfred B. Steger, New York University Press, 2002.
  • Grassroots Zen, by Manfred B. Steger and Perle Besserman, Tuttle Publishing, 2001.
  • Violence and its alternatives: an interdisciplinary reader, edited by Manfred B. Steger and Nancy S. Lind, Macmillan, 1999.
  • Engels after Marx, edited by Manfred B. Steger and Terrell Carver, Manchester University Press, 1999.
  • Selected writings of Eduard Bernstein, 1900-1921, edited, translated, and with an introduction by Manfred Steger, Humanities Press, 1996.
  • Crazy Clouds: Zen radicals, rebels, and reformers, by Perle Besserman and Manfred Steger, Shambhala, 1991.


  1. ^ University of Hawaii website, at .
  2. ^ University of Hawaii website.
  3. ^ American Political Science Association website, at .
  4. ^ Professor Manfred Steger
  5. ^ The International Journal of Asia Pacific Studies