|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 206p. :|
|Number of Pages||206|
|ISBN 10||0415013143, 0415013151|
How Globalized Capitalism Drives Worldwide Fear And Discontentment Author Robert Kuttner says the decline of social contracts in Western democracies has led to the rise of right-wing populism. The book essentially presents the thesis that global capitalism has morphed into something called trans-national capitalism, or is in the process of doing so. In this new phase, the elites around the world's money and interests are so intermingled that national capitalisms (e.g. U.S. capitalism or capitalist class) have been superseded by this 4/5(10). A Theory of Global Capitalism | Johns Hopkins University. Capitalism is a free market system where businesses are left to pursue profits without intervention from governments. Global capitalism is capitalism that transcends national borders. Businesses can extend their reach to everywhere around the globe, profiting from cheap labor and resources.
This "glorious and frightening read" (MT Magazine) examines capitalism's place as the universal social and economic order of our time. Now truly global, twenty-first-century capitalism--aided by extraordinary advances in technology and communication and by unfettered global financial markets--has a speed, inevitability, and force that it has not had before.3/5(1). Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century Reviews: "Magisterial" and "one of the most comprehensive histories of modern capitalism yet written." - New York Times Book Review "Frieden has a wonderful way of weaving together politics and economics, micro and macro, past and present in an accessible narrative that is as even. But the new global capitalism is rife with contradictions, such as the growing rift between the global rich and the global poor, concludes Robinson. The twenty-first century is likely to harbor ongoing conflicts and disputes for control between the new transnational ruling group and the expanding ranks of the poor and the marginalized. Johan Norberg's defense of capitalism is not a new book but brings common sense in times of Piketty's fifteen minutes of fame. I have not read Piketty yet but all the debate around his work seems to defy evidence of how millions of people are moving out of poverty year after year thanks to practices close to Capitalism than the Marxism that he defends/5.
Global capitalism is not only creating unprecedented extremes of inequality and injustice, it is wrecking the planet. In his latest book, Into the Tempest, William I. Robinson addresses this crisis and calls for a shift to ecosocialism as the culmination of an exposition of his transnational theory of global capitalism. The ten essays that. Walter LaFeber's timely analysis looks at the ways that triumphant capitalism, coupled with high-tech telecommunications, is conquering the nations of the world, one mind—one pair of feet—at a time. With Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism, Walter LaFeber has written a biography, a social history, and a far-ranging economic critique.5/5(1). Global Capitalism accounts for the insightful history exploring the golden age of globalization during the early years of the century, its swift collapse in the crises of , the divisions of the Cold War world, and the turn again toward global integration at the end of the century. This book is full of character and event, as entertaining. The theory of global capitalism is concerned with the relations of power between the main classes of capitalist economy. Capitalism has always been concerned with the relationship between the capital owners and the workers, but global capitalism now sees these relationships take on a global perspective.