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AuthorBrennan, Teresa, 1952-
TitleGlobalization and its terrors [electronic resource] / Teresa Brennan
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
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Descript xxii, 242 p


Introduction. A theory of time and space ; From socialists to localists -- Daily life in the West. Deregulation and the theft of time ; Human health, human stress ; Traveling farther, migrating more ; Working longer, working harder ; Unemployment and rising living costs, lack of time, indebtedness ; Breakdown of communities, growing personal isolation and depression ; Bodily consequences ; Reproduction as a generational factor -- The war on the atmosphere. The pollution of air ; Electricity ; Transportation ; International trade ; The failure of a global trade agreement: policy and protest -- The war on the land, sea and other conditions of life. Tolerable temperature and stable climate ; Protection from ultraviolet (UV) radiation ; Safe water ; Adequate food ; Food and genetic engineering ; Speeding up food supplies - and slowing them down -- Health cuts and corporate wealth. Health ; Aging, pensions and sick pay -- Education and the cost of children. Welfare reform ; Education ; Conclusion -- The third way and the feminization of poverty. Third way formation ; Deregulation and social policy ; Deregulation and labor mobility in historical context ; The third-way conquest of time and space -- The source of profit. The labor theory of value ; Profit in Marx ; Revising Marx ; The negative energy capability of substances ; The two axes of profit and production -- Price, inflation and energy. Speculations on price ; Inflation and a new periodization of the stages of capitalism ; Periodization ; Immiseration -- The prime directive. Gandhi and the advocacy of localism ; The real third way and prime directive ; Religious and reasoned judgment ; The prime directive ; The nostalgia issue and the political standing of the directive ; The prime directive in practice

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