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Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society

By: Samir Amin

Zed Books

Paperback | Jan 1997 | #60934 | ISBN: 1856494683
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Hardback | Jan 1997 | #60933 | ISBN: 1856494675
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Provides an understanding of the new and very different era which capitalism has now entered.

'Amin's global intellectual reach enables him to deal with a wide variety of issues with magnificent ease and simplicity' - International Journal of middle East Studies
'This world-class economist is a serious Nobel Prize contender' - Economic Development and Social Change
'An easily accessible sampling of this pioneering analyst's reflections about the dynamics of late twentieth century capitalism and its implication for poor countries and poor people' - Solon Barraclough, Senior Consultant, UNRISD


The future of global polarization; the capitalist economic management of the crisis of contemporary society; reforming international monetary management of the crisis; the rise of ethnicity - a political response to economic globalization; what are the conditions for relaunching development in the South?; the challenges posed by economic globalization - the European case; ideology and social thought - the intelligentsia and the development crisis.

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