Globalization and Its Terrors
By (author) Teresa Brennan
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Globalization and Its Terrors by Teresa Brennan
Book DescriptionIt has long been realised that the poorer countries of the south have paid for the unstoppable onward rush of globalisation in the exploitation of their natural and human resources. Recent events have made it clear that there may be a price to be paid in the west as well. In this elegant, lucidly argued account, Teresa Brennan argues that the evidence already exists that globalisation has for years been harming not just the poor of the third world but also its alleged beneficiaries in the affluent west. She shows how the speeding-up of contemporary capitalism, in which space is substituted for time, means that neither then environment nor the people who live in it are given the opportunity to regenerate and how this leads directly to pollution-induced, immune-deficient and stress-related disease. In a final chapter she suggests some alternative ways forward through a return to regionally based production and an emphasis on local economies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415285223
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Teresa Brennan
Between Feminism and Psychoanalysis, Hardback (May 2015)
In this landmark collection of original essays, outstanding feminist critics in Britain, France and the United States present new perspectives on feminism and psychoanalysis, opening out deadlocked debates. The discussion ranges widely, with contributions from feminists identified with different, often opposed views on psychoanalytic criticism.
Globalization and Its Terrors, Paperback (December 2002)
In this elegant, lucidly argued account, Teresa Brennan argues that the evidence already exists that globalisation has for years been harming not just the poor of the third world but also its alleged beneficiaries in the affluent west.
Exhausting Modernity, Paperback (September 2000)
Exhausting Modernity is a bold new work on the exhaustion of our resources, both natural and human. Essential reading for political and social theorists, philosophers, economists, and anyone interested in the environment.
Vision in Context, Paperback (August 1996)» View all books by Teresa Brennan
This collection of essays brings together both historical studies and contemporary theoretical perspectives on vision. The new articles trace its bearing on feminism, race, gender, film and art.
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