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World As Laboratory

Experiments With Mice, Mazes, And Men

World As Laboratory - Lemov, Rebecca - ISBN: 9780809098118
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (28-11-2006)
Genre: Geschiedenis
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Beschrijving

The bestselling author of "No Logo" shows how the global "free market" has exploited crises and shock for three decades, from Chile to Iraq In her groundbreaking reporting over the past few years, Naomi Klein introduced the term "disaster capitalism." Whether covering Baghdad after the U.S. occupation, Sri Lanka in the wake of the tsunami, or New Orleans post-Katrina, she witnessed something remarkably similar. People still reeling from catastrophe were being hit again, this time with economic "shock treatment," losing their land and homes to rapid-fire corporate makeovers."The Shock Doctrine" retells the story of the most dominant ideology of our time, Milton Friedman's free market economic revolution. In contrast to the popular myth of this movement's peaceful global victory, Klein shows how it has exploited moments of shock and extreme violence in order to implement its economic policies in so many parts of the world from Latin America and Eastern Europe to South Africa, Russia, and Iraq.At the core of disaster capitalism is the use of cataclysmic events to advance radical privatization combined with the privatization of the disaster response itself. Klein argues that by capitalizing on crises, created by nature or war, the disaster capitalism complex now exists as a booming new economy, and is the violent culmination of a radical economic project that has been incubating for fifty years.

Details

Titel: World As Laboratory
auteur: Lemov, Rebecca
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 291
Uitgever: Farrar Straus & Giroux
Plaats van publicatie: 01
Publicatiedatum: 28-11-2006
NUR: Geschiedenis
Afmetingen: 209 x 146 x 25
Gewicht: 290 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 0809098113
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780809098118
Intern nummer: 6579018

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