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Author Roy, Arundhati.

Title Capitalism : a ghost story / Arundhati Roy.

Publication Info. Chicago, IL : Haymarket Books, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    330.954 ROY    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    330.954 ROY    Available
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    330.954 ROY    Available
Description 125 pages ; 19 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "From the poisoned rivers, barren wells, and clear-cut forests, to the hundreds of thousands of farmers who have committed suicide to escape punishing debt, to the hundreds of millions of people who live on less than two dollars a day, there are ghosts nearly everywhere you look in India. India is a nation of 1.2 billion, but the country's 100 richest people own assets equivalent to one-fourth of India's gross domestic product. Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the dark side of democracy in contemporary India, and shows how the demands of globalized capitalism has subjugated billions of people to the highest and most intense forms of racism and exploitation. "-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Income distribution -- India.
Capitalism -- India.
Globalization -- India.
ISBN 9781608463855 (paperback)
1608463850 (paperback)

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