Discordant Development: Global Capitalism and the Struggle for Connection in Bangladesh

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What happened when Chevron, a multinational mining company, opened a gas plant right next to densely populated villages in rural Bangladesh? This book reveals contradictory ways that local people attempt to connect to, and are disconnected by, foreign capital. Commentators on the situation have different frameworks, whether of dispossession and scarcity, the success of Corporate Social Responsibility, or imperialist exploitation and corruption. Yet as Gardner argues, what really matters in the struggles over resources is ...

Discordant Development: Global Capitalism and the Struggle for Connection in Bangladesh 2012, Pluto Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780745331492

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Discordant Development: Global Capitalism and the Struggle for Connection in Bangladesh 2012, Pluto Press (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780745331508

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