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Globalization : capitalism and its alternatives

Author: Leslie Sklair
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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Focuses on alternatives to global capitalism, arguing that there are other alternative futures that retain and encourage the positive aspects of globalization whilst identifying what is wrong with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Sklair
ISBN: 0199247447 9780199247448
OCLC Number: 48754235
Description: xvi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Thinking about the Global ; 3. From Development to Globalization ; 4. Transnational Corporations and Capitalist Globalization ; 5. Transnational Practices: Corporations, Class, and Consumerism ; 6. Transnational Practices in the Third World ; 7. The Culture-Ideology of Consumerism ; 8. Capitalist Globalization in Communist and Postcommunist Societies ; 9. Capitalist Globalization in China ; 10. Challenges to Capitalist Globalization ; 11. From Capitalist to Socialist Globalization through the Transformation of Human Rights
Responsibility: Leslie Sklair.

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'Superbly organized...Beginning students will be able to use this book and its bibliography as a window on and guide to the emergence of global capitalism' * Contemporary Sociology * Review from Read more...

 
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