The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization

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In this book, Laird traces the bargain - that touchstone of American culture - from its humble dollar-store origins to its recent role as global juggernaut. Along the way, he discovers that much of today's collapsing consumer economy is dangerously dependant upon unsustainable labor, transport, resources, trade imbalances, and consumer debt. Through interviews with everyone from box store executives to illegal immigrants, a single question emerges: Is the Wal-Mart culture sustainable on a global level? From Asia's factory ...

The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization 2010, Emblem Editions

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The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization 2009, Palgrave MacMillan, New York

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The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization 2009, McClelland & Stewart

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