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International Political Economy Series

Consumption and the Globalization Project

International Hegemony and the Annihilation of Time

Authors: Comor, E.

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This book examines commodity consumption both as an ongoing problem for capital and a complex mediator of the post-Cold War political economy. Comor assesses consumption as a core but contradictory nodal point in contemporary world (dis)order developments arguing that capitalist consumption facilitates efforts to rule through consent.

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EDWARD A. COMOR is Associate Professor and the Rogers Chair in Journalism and New Information Technology, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

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'Consumption and the Globalization Project is a compelling work of scholarship that probes the contemporary world of global communication. Whether reviewing the history of consumption in the West, the emerging global consumer society, or the burgeoning consumption practices in developing countries like India and China, this book is the long-awaited international studies synthesis of political economy and cultural studies.' - Robert E. Babe, Jean Monty-BCE Chair, University of Western Ontario, Canada

'Comor deepens our understanding of critical international political economy that historicizes the institutions of capitalism by scrutinizing its everyday practices, in this case 'shopping'. In lively, clear, and passionate terms, the book makes us question the profound implications of capitalist consumption for the origins and consequences of globalization.' - J. P. Singh, Associate Professor, Georgetown University and Vice President of the Policy Studies Organization, USA

'Comor provides an excellent analysis of globalization as an unfolding project of patterns, tendencies and conceptual systems, shaped by powerful interests with the institution of consumption at its core.' - Global Media and Communication


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Consumption and the Globalization Project
Book Subtitle
International Hegemony and the Annihilation of Time
Authors
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58299-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230582996
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-52224-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-35695-9
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 211
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