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Insatiable : the Rise and Rise of the Greedocracy.

Author: Stuart Sim
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, Limited, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Insatiable exposes the damaging effects of greed in both public and private life, showing how the actions of a socially-irresponsible 'greedocracy' are systematically undermining our democratic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sim, Stuart.
Insatiable : The Rise and Rise of the Greedocracy.
London : Reaktion Books, Limited, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Sim
ISBN: 9781780237817 1780237812
OCLC Number: 991571146
Description: 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents: Cover; Inatiable: The Rise and Rise of the Greedocracy; Imprint Page; Contents; Preface; Introduction: Why is Greed an Issue?; 1. To Defend or Not to Defend Greed?; 2. Whatever You Desire? The Psychology of Greed; 3. In the Red Corner, Karl Marx; in the Blue, Adam Smith: The Economics of Greed; 4. A World Fit for Shareholders: Greed and the Financial Industry; 5. Food, Greed and Consequences; 6. A Bitter Pill? Healthcare and Greed; 7. From Colonialism to Neocolonialism: The Politics and Geopolitics of Greed; 8. International Sport and the Greed for Fame and Success; 9. The Art of Greed. Conclusion: Living with GreedReferences; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index.

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'[a] lively survey ... Hard-hitting analysis.' - Jonathan Steele, The Guardian

 
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