Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism

ISBN-10: 0205933734

ISBN-13: 9780205933730

Edition: 6th 2014

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List price: $68.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/13/2013
Binding: Digital, Other 
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.088
Language: English

In this section:
Brief Table of Content
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table Of Contents
The Consumer, The Laborer, The Capitalist, And The Nation-State In The Society Of Perpetual Growth
Constructing the Consumer
The Laborer in the Culture of Capitalism
The Rise and Fall of the Merchant, Industrialist, and Financier
The Nation-State in the Culture of Capitalism
The Global Impact Of The Culture Of Capitalism
Population Growth, Migration, and Urbanization
Hunger, Poverty, and Economic Development
Environment and Consumption
Health and Disease
Indigenous Groups and Ethnic Conflict
Resistance And Rebellion
Peasant Protest, Rebellion, and Resistance
Anti-Systemic Protest
Religion and Anti-Systemic Protest
Solving Global Problems: Some Solutions and Courses of Action
Full Table Of Contents
The Consumer, The Laborer, The Capitalist, And The Nation-State In The Society Of Perpetual Growth
A Primer on Money: The Philosopher's Stone
Constructing the Consumer
Remaking Consumption
Kinderculture in America: The Child as Consumer
Exporting the Consumer
The Laborer in the Culture of Capitalism
A Primer on the Elements of Capitalism
The Construction and Anatomy of the Working Class
The Rise and Fall of the Merchant, Industrialist, and Financier
The Era of the Global Trader
The Era of the Industrialist
The Era of the Corporation, the Multilateral Institution, and the Capital Speculator
The "Second Great Contraction"
The Nation-State in the Culture of Capitalism
The Origin and History of the State
Constructing the Nation-State
Spin, Free Trade, and the Role of Energy in the Global Economy
The Global Impact Of The Culture Of Capitalism
A Primer on Market Externalities: Polanyi's Paradox
Population Growth, Migration, and Urbanization
The Malthusians Versus the Revisionists
Demographic Transition Theory
Population Growth in the Periphery
Issues of Immigration
Hunger, Poverty, and Economic Development
The Evolution of Food Production: From the Neolithic to the Neocaloric
The Politics of Hunger
Solutions and Adaptations to Poverty and Hunger
Environment and Consumption
The Case of Sugar
The Story of Beef
Creating a Taste for Beef
The Impact of Production On The Environment: The Effects of Climate Change
Health and Disease
A Primer on How to Die from an Infectious Disease
The Relationship between Culture and Disease
AIDS and the Culture of Capitalism
Indigenous Groups and Ethnic Conflict
The Fate of Indigenous Peoples
The Guaran: The Economics of Ethnocide
Disadvantaged Majorities and Their Revenge
Resistance And Rebellion
A Primer on Terrorism
Peasant Protest, Rebellion, and Resistance
Malaysia and the Weapons of the Weak
Kikuyu and the Mau Mau Rebellion
The Rebellion in Chiapas
Anti-Systemic Protest
Protest as Anti-Systemic: The Two World Revolutions
The Protests of Labor: Coal Miners in Nineteenth-Century Pennsylvania
Global Feminist Resistance
Direct Action and Occupy Wall Street
Religion and Anti-Systemic Protest
Indigenous Religious Movements as Anti-Systemic Protest
The Global Challenge of Anti-Systemic Religious Protest
"Terror in the Mind of God"
Solving Global Problems: Some Solutions and Courses of Action
The Central Dilemma of Growth
Things We Could Do
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