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By Don Robotham

'Robotham deals right here a clear-headed exposé of the boundaries of classical liberalism within the face of worldwide construction at the present time. His subject is either pressing and iconoclastic. there's an strange readability in regards to the exposition and a force that comes from passionate engagement mixed with lengthy event, analyzing and mirrored image' - Keith Hart, Goldsmiths university, London

In Culture, Society and Economy, Don Robotham examines the failure of modern social conception to know the issues of globalization and the emergence of company monopoly capital, and units out his personal argument for an intensive solution.

He argues that the forget of economics by means of either cultural reviews and social idea has weakened the facility to strengthen workable choices to offer day capitalist globalization. With deep wisdom of, and connection with, present occasions and modern developments, the writer provides a close critique of:

- cultural experiences, specifically Stuart corridor and Paul Gilroy;

- Giddens' idea of 'risk society';

- Scott Lash and John Urry's 'economies of indicators and space';

- Manuel Castells' thought of 'network society'.

The ultimate chapters make a special argument that the answer to the issues of globalization lies in additional globalization instead of adopting an anti-globalization or 'localization' place. Don Robotham proposes more suitable centralized associations for governing the realm economic climate, in different phrases - international government.

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