Globalization by Leslie Sklair
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Globalization by Leslie Sklair

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Capitalist globalization has been instrumental in globalizing civil and political rights all over the world as a condition of 'free' markets and trade, but capitalist globalizers have no answer to the rapidly accelerating demands for universal economics and social rights, expressed in the enormous growth of local, national, multinational and global NGOs and anti-globalization movements. In this book, based on his highly successful Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair focuses on alternatives to global capitalism, arguing strongly that there are other alternative futures that retain and encourage the positive aspects of globalization whilst identifying what is wrong with capitalism. The negative aspects of capitalist globalization are explored in a new critique which argues that there are two main crises of capitalist globalization: the class polarization crisis and the crisis of ecological unsustainability. The book also presents a new analysis of a long-term alternative to global capitalism: the globalization of human rights.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199247448
ISBN-10: 0199247447
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 172mm x 21mm)
Pages: 390
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Sociology of Progress by Leslie Sklair Sociology of Progress, Paperback (March 2007)

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Transnational Capitalist Class by Leslie Sklair Transnational Capitalist Class, Hardback (October 2000)

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