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Cities in global capitalism

Ugo Rossi

Cities in global capitalism

by Ugo Rossi

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban economics,
  • Globalization,
  • City-states,
  • Regional economics,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Capitalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-203) and index.

    StatementUgo Rossi
    SeriesUrban futures series, Urban futures (Polity Press)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT321 .R674 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 213 pages
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27234767M
    ISBN 100745689663, 0745689671
    ISBN 109780745689661, 9780745689678
    LC Control Number2016031538
    OCLC/WorldCa960641924

    The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties, is an ambitious and thought-provoking book. Collier wrestles with a tough problem. If you measure by things like GDP growth and lifespan, life is better for more people around the world than it has ever been. And yet many people are questioning the capitalist system that produced those gains. A monumental history of the nineteenth century, The Transformation of the World offers a panoramic and multifaceted portrait of a world in transition. Jürgen Osterhammel, an eminent scholar who has been called the Braudel of the nineteenth century, moves beyond conventional Eurocentric and chronological accounts of the era, presenting instead a truly global history of breathtaking scope and.

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    "[Capitalism without Capital] needs to be read by anyone seeking to understand the nature of modern capitalism and its politics."—Daniel Finkelstein, The Times "A first-rate book."—Arnold Kling, Askblog "The book makes its case in a lighthearted, conversational way that will appeal to economists and non-economists alike."—The Economist. In concise terms they show how traditional theories of monopoly capitalism and world systems are not well-suited to analyze the emergence of global capitalism. This book, in a series of case studies of U.S. metropolitan areas, examines the dramatic transformation of the world economy in the last two decades.


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Throughout the book, Rossi aims to show that as today's cities have emerged from the Great Recession, they have become integral to the survival of global capitalism, acting as key sites where capitalist subjectivities are produced, and where social relations, culture, and life itself get swept up into capitalist circuits of valorization.

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