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Product Description: In the last quarter century, a new form of iconic architecture has appeared throughout the world's major cities. Typically designed by globe-trotting "starchitects" or by a few large transnational architectural firms, these projects are almost always funded by the private sector in the service of private interests...read more

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9780190464189 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 2, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In the last quarter century, a new form of iconic architecture has appeared throughout the world's major cities.

First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology. He concentrates on Mexico, where US companies have been taking advantage of inexpensive labour to establish "maquila" factories that assemble US parts for export. Through this detailed study of the maquila industry, Sklair charts the progress from the political imperialism of colonial days to the economic imperialism of today.

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9780813312767 | Reprint edition (Unwin Hyman, July 1, 1989), cover price $52.00 | About this edition: First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology.

Paperback:

9780415846134 | Reprint edition (Routledge, February 13, 2013), cover price $48.95
9781878367129 | Center for Us-Mexican Studies, June 1, 1993, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: First published in 1989, this book focuses upon the phenomenon of export-led industrialisation fuelled by foreign investment and technology.

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Product Description: First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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9780415175456 | Routledge, January 31, 2003, cover price $390.00 | About this edition: First published in 2002.

Paperback:

9780415436823, titled "The Sociology of Progress" | 1 edition (Routledge, March 31, 2007), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: First published in 2007.

Miscellaneous:

9780203001516, titled "The Sociology of Progress" | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Raymonda - Ballet in 3 Acts, Op.

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Product Description: In this book, based on his highly successful Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair focuses on alternatives to global capitalism, arguing strongly that there are other alternative futures that retain and encourage the positive aspects of globalization whilst identifying what is wrong with capitalism...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780199247448 | 3 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 20, 2002), cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In this book, based on his highly successful Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair focuses on alternatives to global capitalism, arguing strongly that there are other alternative futures that retain and encourage the positive aspects of globalization whilst identifying what is wrong with capitalism.

This collection draws together a distinguished group of authors to explore how capitalism contributes to the development and underdevelopment of the Third World. It provides a superb overview of key concepts such as "capitalism", "development","modernization" and "dependency".
By Leslie Sklair (editor)

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9780415075466 | Routledge, September 1, 1994, cover price $220.00 | About this edition: This collection draws together a distinguished group of authors to explore how capitalism contributes to the development and underdevelopment of the Third World.

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9780415075473 | Routledge, September 1, 1994, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This collection draws together a distinguished group of authors to explore how capitalism contributes to the development and underdevelopment of the Third World.

Miscellaneous:

9780203201961 | Routledge, March 11, 2002, cover price $55.95

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Product Description: The Transnational Capitalist Class provides theoretically informed empirical research to explain the process of globalization from the viewpoint of the corporations themselves. Through personal interviews with executives and managers from over eighty Fortune Global 500 corporations, Sklair demonstrates how globalization works from the perspective of those who control and oppose the major globalizing corporations and their allies in government and the media...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780631224617 | Blackwell Pub, December 27, 2000, cover price $138.00 | About this edition: The Transnational Capitalist Class provides theoretically informed empirical research to explain the process of globalization from the viewpoint of the corporations themselves.

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9780631224624 | Blackwell Pub, December 27, 2000, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: The Transnational Capitalist Class provides theoretically informed empirical research to explain the process of globalization from the viewpoint of the corporations themselves.

Product Description: In the first edition of Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair argued that social scientists have not yet generally come to regard the whole world as a legitimate object of knowledge.He challenged this practice by establishing the conceptual viability of the global system and by presenting sociological propositions about how it works, and why it works in the ways that it does...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780801852107 | 2nd edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 1, 1995), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: In the first edition of Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair argued that social scientists have not yet generally come to regard the whole world as a legitimate object of knowledge.
9780801841866 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book aims to establish the conceptual viability of the global system by presenting some sociological propositions about how it works, and why it works in the ways that it does.

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9780801852114 | 2nd edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, August 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the first edition of Sociology of the Global System, Leslie Sklair argued that social scientists have not yet generally come to regard the whole world as a legitimate object of knowledge.
9780801842207 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, April 1, 1991, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: This book aims to establish the conceptual viability of the global system by presenting some sociological propositions about how it works, and why it works in the ways that it does.

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