A Theory of Global Capitalism Production, Class, and State in a Transnational World (Themes in Global Social Change) by William I. Robinson

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  • Capitalist or free market economies,
  • International economics,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Globalization,
  • Capitalism,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Reference - General,
  • Free Enterprise,
  • General,
  • Business & Economics / Economic Development,
  • Sociology - General

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Number of Pages224
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ISBN 100801879272
ISBN 109780801879272

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This book is particularly striking with respect to its cogency, vitality and great commitment to a. BOOK REVIEWS A THEORY OF GLOBAL CAPITALISM: PRODUCTION CLASS, AND STATE IN A TRANSNATIONAL WORLD Robinson, William I. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, pp., footnotes and index William Robinson is professor of sociology, global and international studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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Global capitalism is, to quote Robinson, “profoundly anti-democratic.”A tiny group of global elite decide the rules of the game and control the vast majority of the world’s resources. InSwiss researchers found that just of the world’s corporations and investment groups controlled 40 percent of corporate wealth, and just over control nearly all of it (80 percent).‘Unlike many a book on capitalism and labour, Ashok Kumar not only goes global, but also, most significantly, moves into the innards of the most labour-intensive sectors.

Thus, beyond the familiar narratives of exploitation, he proposed a theory of monopsony power in global value chains which brings together the inner logics of capital and.

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