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The failure of global capitalism

Terry Gibbs

The failure of global capitalism

from Cape Breton to Colombia and beyond

by Terry Gibbs

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Published by Cape Breton University Press in Sydney, N.S .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Case studies,
  • Capitalism,
  • Neoliberalism,
  • International business enterprises -- Developing countries,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Colombia,
  • International economic relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTerry Gibbs and Garry Leech.
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsLeech, Garry M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC59.7 .G486 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23678670M
    ISBN 101897009321
    ISBN 109781897009321
    LC Control Number2009286991

    Offering a panoramic view of opinions selected from a diverse range of international sources, this book examines the debate about whether to embrace a capitalism system and, if so, to what degree as countries attempt to pull themselves out of a global recession. Cities in Global Capitalism explores what is called here the city-capitalism nexus and its political, economic and cultural significance in times of advanced globalization. Today, cities are at the centre of debates over capitalist globalization and everyday life. The professional news outlets as well as the multitudinous social media are literally overwhelmed by accounts of contemporary.

    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. Ted Alden's new book, Failure to Adjust, captures vividly the inherent tension in America's role in the postwar global economy: that between the principal architect and guardian of an open system.

    The Failure of Global Capitalism uses the examples of Cape Breton and Colombia to illustrate the harsh realities suffered by people throughout the global North and the global South under neolibral globalization, particularly with regard to socio-economics and environmental issues. Ultimately expose the failure to industrial capitalism, and look. "Capitalism" is becoming a bad word. As of late, this thing we call "Capitalism" has really gotten a bad name. It's not only Marxist madmen such as that vile Viper of the Vatican, Pope Francis and Bolshevik Bernie Sanders who are openly trashing "unbridled Capitalism". Even conservatives such as former Reagan Treasury official Paul Craig Roberts now use the term with open contempt.


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All of this is the subject of my new book, Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?, published this week. “A crisp and compelling anatomy of present political ills across many countries. Bremmer’s discussion of global approaches to revising the social contract between government and citizen offers a welcome ray of light.” —Anne-Marie Slaughter, president & CEO of New America “Global politics is a jungle by: Not a Failure of Capitalism—A Failure of Government.

View the full chapter (PDF) Abstract. The global financial crisis of – is unprecedented in modern times. Nevertheless, it can be better understood by taking a long historical perspective that includes crises and crashes from other times and places. Wallison is the author. Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Democracy (Book Review) Article (PDF Available) in Studies in Social Justice 11(1) February with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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Ultimately, it exposes the failure of industrial capitalism, and /5(3). After Capitalism: Economic Democracy in Action is a book by United States author Dada Maheshvarananda, an activist, yoga monk and book argues that global capitalism is terminally ill because it suffers from four fatal flaws: growing inequity and concentration of wealth, addiction to speculation instead of production, rising unsustainable debt and its tendency to exploit the Author: Dada Maheshvarananda.

Greed, Thievery And The Failure Of Global Capitalism. J How he thrived, and what it says about the failure of global capitalism, is the subject of this book.’’.

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. One of the slogans of the Occupy protests was 'capitalism isn't working'.

In an epic new book, French economist Thomas Piketty explains why they're right. Andrew Hussey meets him. As journalist, Brandeis professor, and cofounder of the American Prospect Robert Kuttner describes in his recent book “Can Democracy Survive Global Capitalism?”, the Clinton-Obama center has been discredited by Hillary’s loss and four decades of neoliberal economic policy that have triggered a current populist backlash from the right, both here and in Europe.

It is a puzzling end to a puzzling book. • The Anxious Triumph: A Global History of Capitalism is published by Allen Lane (RRP £30) To order a copy go to or call. Mr. Wallison is the author of the book Back from the Brink and co-author of several books, including Nationalizing Mortgage Risk: The Growth of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and a law degree from Harvard Law School. The Failure of Global Capitalism uses the examples of Cape Breton and Colombia to illustrate the harsh realities suffered by people throughout the global North and the global South under neoliberal globalization, particularly with regard to socio-economic and environmental issues.

Jack Rasmus: Part of the reason is the failure of economic theory today to understand how global capitalism has been restructuring itself in recent decades. This restructuring has rendered much of traditional economic theory irrelevant, in so far as understanding and predicting the current trajectory of the global capitalist economy.

Global capitalism and the emergence of a transnational capitalist class (TCC) are not just temporary developments, nor is neoliberalism simply a policy choice of politicians. We’ve entered a new era of the capitalist world system, one of greater economic and political centralization, less democratic participation, more austerity, and growing.

In their book The Spirit Level, Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett showed multiple deleterious effects of inequalities of income and wealth. Using data from twenty-three developed countries and from the separate states of the United States, they observed negative correlations between inequality, on the one hand, and physical health, mental health, education, child well-being, social mobility.

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Global Capitalism book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In international trade reached unprecedented levels and the /5. Terry Gibbs and Garry Leech, authors of The Failure of Global Capitalism from Cape Breton to Colombia and Beyond (CBU Press, ) have been invited to give the Brahos Lecture at Butler University in Indianapolis on Ap where their book is being used for a course.

Faculty and students from disciplines such as political science, journalism, history, sociology and anthropology and. A provocative account of capitalism’s rise to global dominance and, as different models of capitalism vie for world leadership, a look into what the future may hold.

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In Mandelbaum’s sober view, there is no reasonable alternative to free market capitalism and globalization.