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Author: Amitava Kumar
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2003.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amitava Kumar
ISBN: 0816638365 9780816638369 0816638373 9780816638376
OCLC Number: 50149536
Description: xxxiii, 308 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Consolations for capitalists: propositions in flight from World Bank literature / Cary Nelson --
World Bank literacy and the culture of jobs / Evan Watkins --
Looking backward, 2002-1969: campus activism in the era of globalization / Barbara Foley --
Ya basta! We are rising up! World Bank culture and collective opposition in the north / Rosemary Hennessy --
What is globalization anyway? / Doug Henwood --
Toward a regional imaginary in Africa / Manthia Diawara --
"Poverty in liberty, riches in slavery": the IMF, the World Bank, and women's resistance in west Africa / Grant Farred --
The uneven development of tactics / Andrew Ross --
Breaking the waves: reading World Bank and social movement documents on the global fisheries / Subir Sinha --
Hostage to an unaccountable planetary executive: the flawed "Washington consensus" and two World Bank reports / Kenneth Surin --
"Whooping it up for rational prosperity": narratives of the east Asian financial crisis / Joseph Medley and Lorrayne Carroll --
Challenging the World Bank's narrative of inclusion / Suzanne Bergeron --
World Bank/class blindness / Richard Wolff --
Left sensationalists at the transnational crime scene: recent detective fiction from the U.S.-Mexico border region / Claire F. Fox --
Under control: reading the facts and FAQs of population control / Bret Benjamin --
Developing fictions: the "tribal" in the new Indian writing in English / Rashmi Varma --
All published literature is World Bank literature; or, The Zapatistas' storybook / Caren Irr --
The weak sovereignty of the postcolonial nation-state / Gautam Premnath --
Reading Bharati Mukherjee, reading globalization / Anthony C. Alessandrini --
Soldierboys for peace: cognitive mapping, space, and science fiction as World Bank literature / Phillip E. Wegner.
Responsibility: Amitava Kumar, editor ; foreword by John Berger, afterword by Bruce Robbbins.

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