The Economics of Killing: How the West Fuels War and Poverty in the Developing World (BOK)

Vijay Mehta

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Globalisation has created an interconnected world, but has not diminished violence, militarism and inequality. The Economics of Killing describes how the power of global elites, entrenched under globalisation, has created a deadly cycle of violence. In this groundbreaking work, Vijay Mehta shows how attempts at peaceful national development are routinely blocked by Western powers. He locates the 2008 financial crisis in US attempts to block China's model of development. He shows how Europe and the US conspire with regional dictators to prevent countries from developing advanced industries, and how this system has fed terrorism. Mehta argues that a different world is possible, based on policies of disarmament, demilitarisation and sustainable development. This original and thought-provoking book will be of great interest to anyone concerned about the consequences of endless war fuelled by the West.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Vijay Mehta
Forlag
PLUTO PRESS
ISBN 9780745332246
Antall sider 248 Dimensjoner 13,5cm x 21,5cm x 2cm
Vekt 431 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Development economics & emerging economies, Peace studies & conflict resolution, Geopolitics