City of Gold An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent

ISBN-10: 0415945402

ISBN-13: 9780415945400

Edition: 2004

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David A. Westbrook argues that we live in "the city of gold"--a global, cosmopolitan polity where politics are done through markets, and where global capital markets, not states, have become the dominant force in our social life. In this wide-ranging, multi-tiered exploration of our contemporary global political economy, he touches on four major themes: the historical foundation of the city of gold, an assessment of its political scope, its current discontents, and ways to make a better--albeit imperfect--world from within it.
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List price: $53.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/12/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

David A. Westbrook is Professor of Law and Floyd H. & Hilda L. Hurst Faculty Scholar at SUNY-Buffalo. He is also the author of City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent (Routledge 2003).

Desire's Constitution
Money as Communication
Finance and the War against Time
Urban Renewal
Constitutional Critique
Identity, Tense
Exhausted Philosophies
The Reformation of Economics
After Economic Justice
The Disenchantment of Liberalism
Toward a Metropolitan Political Economy
True Markets
Orderly Markets
Beyond the Market: Authority and Identity
Conclusion: The Possibility of Affection
Afterword on Method: Apology, Essay, Myth
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