Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism
A text for a college course on global problems, focusing on those that students will have been exposed to from mass media. Incorporates the study of the biases that privileged students usually bring to the subject without realizing it, biases that would be strongly reinforced by the media coverage.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Child as Consumer
The Laborer in the Culture of Capitalism
15 other sections not shown
African agricultural AIDS American areas beef began British capitalist cattle Chiapas China cited cities colonial commodities consequence consumer consumption core countries corporations created crops culture of capitalism death demographic transition disease Disney emergence environmental ethnic Europe European example factory famine farm farmers fertility force forests fundamentalists Furthermore global Grameen Bank groups Guarani Haiti human hunger Hutu increased Indian indigenous Indonesia industry infected investment Irish Islamic Kenya Kikuyu killed labor land largely lives major Malaysia Mau Mau ment merchants Mexico military million modern Molly Maguires movements nation-state nineteenth century nomic nuclear family organizations pathogens peasants percent peripheral countries periphery political poor population growth poverty problem production profit programs protest rainforest religious resistance result revolution role sandpainting settlers slaves social society spread sugar tion trade Tutsi United village virtually wages wealth women workers World Bank Zapatistas