Capitalist globalization : consequences, resistance, and alternatives

by Martin Hart-Landsberg

Paper Book, 2013


""Globalization,"" surely one of the most used and abused buzzwords of recent decades, describes a phenomenon that is typically considered to be a neutral and inevitable expansion of market forces across the planet. Nearly all economists, politicians, business leaders, and mainstream journalists view globalization as the natural result of economic development, and a beneficial one at that. But, as noted economist Martin Hart-Landsberg argues, this perception does not match the reality of globalization. The rise of transnational corporations and their global production chains was the result of



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New York : Monthly Review Press, [2013]

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Critical analysis of globalisation and Free Trade Agreements, with heavy focus on 1 specific FTA, between US and Korea. Some weak chapters on organising and strategy. Disappointing.



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