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Globalization and Its Discontents
Globalization and Its Discontents
Author: Joseph E. Stiglitz
This powerful, unsettling book gives us a rare glimpse behind the closed doors of global financial institutions by the winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics. When it was first published, this national bestseller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ring...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780393324396
ISBN-10: 0393324397
Publication Date: 4/2003
Pages: 304
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4.2 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: W. W. Norton Company
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Excellent content; not always so readable.
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This is about the best mainstream economic analysis of the shortcomings of neoliberal capitalism. Far from a radical, Stiglitz writes as an economist with boatloads of experience in the White House and at the World Bank. If you want an anti-capitalist critique there are stronger books out there, but if you are looking for a lucid well-reasoned argument how the IMF and WTO tilt the playing field even further into rich countries favor, this is the book for you.
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A great read in the area of economics. It is great for anyone wanting to learn more about Globalization and the economic world we are living in.


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