Book Description

Review Suarez-Villa has performed a great service with this readable, analytical, and well-researched book This is a must-order book for libraries Highly recommended. CHOICE This book makes a substantial contribution to the literature, particularly to the field of political economy. It is unique and much needed for the way it draws links between a wide and diverse range of social, economic, and political phenomena through a sophisticated and powerful theoretical analysis. Luis Suarez-Villa manages to paint the big picture while touching upon detailed developments in numerous fields not unlike the great political economists of the nineteenth century. Joel Bakan, author of The Corporation: The Pathological Pursuit of Profit and Power' Read more About the Author Luis Suarez-Villa is Professor of Social Ecology and of Planning, Policy, and Design at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of several books, including Globalization and Technocapitalism: The Political Economy of Corporate Power and Technological Domination and Technocapitalism: A Critical Perspective on Technological Innovation and Corporatism. Read more