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Field Guide to Global Economy -Updated

Field Guide to Global Economy -Updated - rev edition

ISBN13: 978-1565849563

Cover of Field Guide to Global Economy -Updated REV 05 (ISBN 978-1565849563)
ISBN13: 978-1565849563
ISBN10: 1565849566
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 05
Publisher: New Press
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $17.95

Field Guide to Global Economy -Updated - REV 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-1565849563

Sarah Anderson, Thea Lee and John Cavanagh

ISBN13: 978-1565849563
ISBN10: 1565849566
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: REV 05
Publisher: New Press

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

"This fully update and expanded second edition of Field Guide to the Global Economy presents the latest facts to help make sense of the rapidly changing international economy. Illustrated throughout with charts, graphs, and cartoons, the book documents new trends, including the foreign "outsourcing" of U.S. service jobs, as well as the increasing influence of mega-firms like Wal-Mart with its exploited labor force in the United State, China, and elsewhere." Published in conjunction with the Institute for Policy Studies, an independent research institute based in Washington, D.C., this guide explains how global institutions such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the World Trade Organization, and the North American Free Trade Agreement affect communities, workers, the poor, and the environment. The book dispels the widely disseminated propaganda about current globalization policies and provides an update on the burgeoning movement that is challenging them, from Bolivian water warriors to U.S. student anti-sweatshop activists.

List price: $17.95
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