Globalization from Below

Globalization from Below

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This book explores globalization as actually experienced by most of the worlda€™s people, buying goods from street vendors brought by traders moving past borders and across continents under the radar of the law. The dimensions and practices of a€˜globalization from belowa€™ are depicted and analyzed in detail by a team of international scholars. Topics covered include the a€˜New Silk Roada€™, African traders in China, street hawking in Calcutta and pirate CDs in Mexico. The chapters provide intimate portrayals of routes, markets and people in locations across the globe and explore theories that can help make sense of these complex and fascinating case studies. Students of globalization, economic anthropology and developing-world economics will find the book invaluable.As the following example shows, they always run the risk of being stopped by the Federal Preventive Police (Policia ... four professional sorters or surtidoras to assist her in the sorting process, which is largely manual and very labor intensive .


Title:Globalization from Below
Author: Gordon Mathews, Gustavo Lins Ribeiro, Carlos Alba Vega
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-08-21
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