An updated version of Sklair's overview of what the global system is and how it works through an analysis of transnational practices - economic, political and culture-ideological. The second edition takes into account recent political changes in Eastern Europe and includes more on global environmental change, the transnational capitalist class and postmodernism.
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Leslie Sklair is Reader in Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has published widely in the fields of sociological theory and the sociology of development and has been a consultant to the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations.Review:
"Superbly organized... Beginning students will be able to use this book and its bibliography as a window on and guide to the emergence of global capitalism." -- Contemporary Sociology
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Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Sent within 24 hours. Expedited UK delivery available. Previous owners Annotations/Highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2403762
Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Bookseller Inventory # GOR002303793