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Global problems and the culture of capitalism / Richard H. Robbins. - 5th ed. - Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall, c2011. - xvi, 383 p. : ill., maps.

Part 1. Introduction: the consumer, the laborer, the capitalist, and the nation-state in the society of perpetual growth -- Chapter 1. Constructing the consumer -- Chapter 2. The laborer in the culture of capitalism -- Chapter 3. The rise and fall of the merchant, industrialist, and financier -- Chapter 4. The nation-state in the culture of capitalism -- Part 2. The global impact of the culture of capitalism : introduction -- Chapter 5. The problem of population growth -- Chapter 6. Hunger, poverty, and economic development -- Chapter 7. Environment and consumption -- Chapter 8. Health and disease -- Chapter 9. Indigenous groups and ethnic conflict -- Part 3. Resistance and rebellion : introduction -- Chapter 10. Peasant protest, rebellion, and resistance -- Chapter 11. Anti-systemic protest -- Chapter 12. Religion and anti-systemic protest -- Chapter 13. Constructing the citizen-activist.

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Economic history -- 1990-
Social problems.
Capitalism.
Consumption (Economics)
Poverty.

HC59.15 / .R63 2011

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