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In this book, based on his highly successful Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair focuses on alternatives to global capitalism, arguing strongly that there are other alternative futures that retain and encourage the positive aspects of globalization whilst identifying what is wrong with capitalism. The book will continue to offer a concise and illuminating treatment of globalization for all students and academics in understanding how the global system works.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-360) and index.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Thinking about the Global

3. From development to globalization

4. Transnational practices

5. Corporations, classes and consumerism

6. Transnational practices in the Third World

7. The culture-ideology of consumerism

8. Communist and postcommunist societies in the capitalist global system

9. China and the global system

10. The end of capitalist globalization?

11. From capitalist globalization to socialist globalization: The transformation to human rights

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199247448
Author:
Sklair, Leslie
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Leslie
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
International business enterprises
Subject:
Capitalism
Subject:
Globalization
Subject:
International - Economics
Subject:
Politics | Political Theory
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
3
Series Volume:
8
Publication Date:
20020631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
392
Dimensions:
9.68x6.80x.78 in. 1.43 lbs.

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