Global problems and the culture of capitalism

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Allyn and Bacon, 1999 - Business & Economics - 422 pages
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Takes a problem-based approach in introducing the culture of global capitalism focusing on social problems, like poverty, hunger, disease, and violence. Provides historical and economic background to help students understand the contemporary world. Takes an interdisciplinary approach utilizing world systems theory. Discusses what students need to know about their own culture to understand the culture of others. Features a dedicated website maintained by the author.

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User Review  - Sam Quigley - Goodreads

I can imagine loving this as an 18-year-old who'd never before given any serious thought to the way the world works, which is to say, it reads as if it was written by a 21-year-old who's recently ... Read full review

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User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

Left-wing criticism. Interesting, but also not. Read full review

Contents

The Child as Consumer
23
The Laborer in the Culture of Capitalism
35
Conclusion
62
Copyright

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