Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Disabling Globalization by Gillian Hart

Combining detailed empirical research on transnational connections with theoretical argument, this study offers critical understandings of globalization and insights into post-apartheid South Africa. Based on research conducted between 1994 and 2001, Gillian Hart traces political dynamics in two former white towns and adjacent black townships in the province of KwaZulu-Natal that are major sites of Taiwanese investment. Focusing on East Asian connections with these places, and on histories and memories of racialized dispossession, she highlights the fragility of the neoliberal project in post-apartheid South Africa. She also suggests how rethinking the "land question" in terms of a social wage could connect a variety of ongoing struggles. Hart provides a clear sense of how and why both popular and academic discourses of globalization are so deeply disabling. Readers should come away with more politically empowering understandings of social change in an increasingly interconnected world.

Buy Disabling Globalization by Gillian Hart from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780520237568
ISBN-10: 0520237560
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 396
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Disabling Globalization by Gillian Hart

Book Reviews - Disabling Globalization by Gillian Hart

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Disabling Globalization book by Gillian Hart and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Gillian Hart

Gillian Hart is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley, and coeditor of Agrarian Transformations: Local Processes and the State in Southeast Asia (California, 1989).

Books By Gillian Hart

Gramsci by Gillian Hart
Hardback, November 2012