Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society
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Capitalism in the Age of Globalization: The Management of Contemporary Society

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Samir Amin is, and remains, one of the world's most influential thinkers about the changing nature of capitalism and North-South relations. In this highly prescient book, originally published in 1997, he provides a powerful analysis of the new and very different era which capitalism entered following the collapse of the Soviet model, and the apparent triumph of the market...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 6th 2014 by Zed Books (first published January 1st 1997)
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Reese Faust
Great analysis of the changes in the international economic structure int he post-WW2 era built upon both world-system theory as well as dependency theory within a Marxist framework; also offers concrete(-ish) solutions for these problems, though the political feasibility and potential for such mobility remains an issue.
Vusi Gumede
This is one of Samir Amin's outstanding books - his analysis of the pre-colonial African economy is profound, and his recommendations on how the African economy can be reconfigured are robust
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Egyptian Marxist economist. He currently lives in Dakar, Senegal.
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