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Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the New World Order

Barnet, Richard J.

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ISBN 10: 0684800276 / ISBN 13: 9780684800271
Verlag: Touchstone, New York, 1995
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Titel: Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the...

Verlag: Touchstone, New York

Erscheinungsdatum: 1995

Einband: Textbook Paperback

Zustand: Very Good

Auflage: 1st Edition

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Global Dreams focuses on five companies to reveal the far-reaching impact global corporations have on the world's economy, environment, and people. Today, 300 companies control about 25% of the world's productive assets and governments are losing control of their countries economies. This book illuminates these shadowy areas.

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A measured, anecdotally documented brief for the proposition that a few hundred corporate leviathans have gained a controlling interest in the world economy--at no small cost to national and local governments striving to preserve a sense of community. Barnet (The Rockets' Red Glare, 1990, etc.) and Cavanagh (a fellow at Washington's Institute for Policy Studies) make a more complete job of tracking the advances of multinational enterprises than in reckoning the price of such progress. By the numbers, they estimate that roughly one-quarter of the world's productive assets are held by the top 300 firms in Europe, Japan, and the US. In the course of doing business, the authors claim, these companies are integrating the planet and creating a new order. They go on to assert that a handful dominate the Global Village's so-called Cultural Bazaar, Shopping Mall, Workplace, and Financial Network- -``the four intersecting webs of...commercial activity on which the new world economy largely rests.'' Getting down to cases, Barnet and Cavanagh focus on five essentially stateless organizations whose resources allow them to compete with transnational rivals in markets almost anywhere. If not paradigmatic, their choices- -Bertelsmann, Citicorp, Ford Motor, Philip Morris, and Sony--are at least representative. At any rate, the authors point out that these powerful, innovative juggernauts remain less than accountable to any higher authority. Meanwhile, as economies are drawn closer together, they caution, nation-states and other sociopolitical politics are being pulled apart by post-cold war forces of various sorts. The situation poses many challenges for governments, which can no longer rely on traditional institutions or means to protect their people and territory. Whether humankind can develop a global consciousness that permits it to adapt successfully to altered circumstances, however, strikes the authors as a very open question. Wide-angle perspectives that afford a framework for assessing a widening world's increasingly intertwined economy. -- Copyright ©1994, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.

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