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BRICS : an anti-capitalist critique

Author: Ana Garcia, (Economist); Patrick Bond
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Brazil, Russia, India, South Africa and China is often considered to be an alternative, antagonistic force to Western imperialism - yet in reporting from fronts as diverse as financial regulation, climate negotiations, minerals extraction or even World Cup soccer, leading political economists in this book show how the BRICS are accommodating and even amplifying the worst features of global capitalism"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Garcia, (Economist); Patrick Bond
ISBN: 9781608465330 1608465330 9780745336367 0745336361 9780745336411 0745336418
OCLC Number: 928750499
Description: xv, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ana Garcia and Patrick Bond Part 1: Sub-imperial, inter-imperial or capitalist-imperial? * Patrick Bond: BRICS and the sub-imperial location * Mathias Luce: Sub-imperialism, the highest stage of dependent capitalism * Virginia Fontes: BRICS and capitalist-imperialism * Leo Panitch: BRICS, the G20 and American Empire * Claudio Katz: Mutations of upstream, intermediate and peripheral capitalism in the neoliberal era Part 2: BRICS 'develop' Africa and Latin America * Baruti Amisi, Patrick Bond, Richard Kamidza, Farai Maguwu and Bobby Peek: BRICS corporate snapshots during African extractivism * Ana Garcia and Karina Kato: The story of the hunter or the hunted? Brazil's role in Angola and Mozambique * Omar Bonilla: Chinese oil geopolitics in the Andean region * Pedro Henrique Campos: The transnationalisation of Brazilian construction companies * Judith Marshall: Behind the image of South-South solidarity at Brazil's Vale * Einar Braathen, Celina Sorboe and Gilmar Mascarenhas: Rio's ruinous mega-events Part 3: BRICS within global capitalism * William Robinson: BRICS within transnational capitalism * Anna Ochkina: BRICS as a spectre of alliance * Elmar Altvater: BRICS within fossil capitalism * Sam Moyo and Paris Yeros: Scramble, resistance and a new non-alignment strategy * Susanne Soederberg: The BRICS' dangerous endorsement of 'financial inclusion' * Boris Kagarlitsky: The view from Russia * Au Loong Yu: The view from China * Achin Vanaik: Future trajectories for BRICS? * Immanuel Wallerstein: Whose interests are served by the BRICS? * Patrick Bond: BRICS from above, from the middle and from below * Ana Garcia: Building BRICS from below?
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Bond and Ana Garcia.

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