The Allure of Capitalism: An Ethnography of Management and the Global Economy in Crisis

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The "managerial revolution," or the rise of management as a distinct and vital group in industrial society, might be identified as a major development of the modernization processes, similar to the scientific and industrial revolutions. Studying "transnational" or "global" corporate management at the post-millennium moment provides a suitable focal point from which to investigate globalized (post)modernity and capitalism especially, and as such this book offers an anthropology of global capitalism at its moment of crisis. ...

The Allure of Capitalism: An Ethnography of Management and the Global Economy in Crisis 2013, Berghahn Books, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9781782380658

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