Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism

ISBN-10: 0205917658

ISBN-13: 9780205917655

Edition: 6th 2014

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A comprehensive examination of the development and impact of capitalist culture. From capitalism's European roots more than 500 years ago to the present, this text examines the problems caused by its expansion, inequality, environmental destruction, and social unrest. Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism provides any reader with the anthropological, economic, and historical framework to understand the origins of global problems, why globalization and the global expansion of the culture of capitalism has generated protest and resistance, and the steps necessary to solve global problems. Up-to-date information throughout the text helps students maintain a current view of the rapidity of global change. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers should be able to: Gain insights to how our culture has come to be dominated by the requirement for perpetual economic growth. Appreciate the interaction between consumption patterns, labor requirements, the operation of finance and the role of the nation-state in regulating the interaction. Be aware of the costs, or market externalities (e.g. hunger, poverty, environmental destruction, disease and conflict), resulting from the need for perpetual growth. Gain an appreciation of how their lifestyle affects people all over the world. Appreciate the levels of resistance and protest to capitalist culture and what needs to be done to minimize its negative impacts. NOTE: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase the text with MySearchLab, order the package ISBN: 0205961053 / 9780205961054 Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism Plus MySearchLab with eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205917658 / 9780205917655 Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism
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List price: $121.20
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 6/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.848

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