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Author Patel, Raj.
Title The value of nothing : how to reshape market society and redefine democracy / Raj Patel.
Imprint New York : Picador, c2009.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 ANTIOCH MIDWEST MAIN  HB95.P3185 2009    AVAILABLE  
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HB95 .P3185 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Patel, Raj.
Subject Free enterprise.
Democracy.
Economics.
Prices.
Add Title How to reshape market society and redefine democracy
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 ANTIOCH MIDWEST MAIN  HB95.P3185 2009    AVAILABLE  
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HB95 .P3185 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Patel, Raj.
Subject Free enterprise.
Democracy.
Economics.
Prices.
Add Title How to reshape market society and redefine democracy
Description 250 p. ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The flaw -- Becoming homo economicus -- The corporation -- On diamonds and water -- Anti-economic man -- We are all commoners -- The countermovement and the right to have rights -- Democracy in the city -- Back to food sovereignty -- Anton's blindness.
Summary Patel shows how our faith in prices as a way of valuing the world is misplaced and reveals that our current crisis is not simply the result of too much of the wrong kind of economics but rather the larger failure of a democratically bankrupt political system. The solution he offers: discover democratic ways in which people, and not simply governments, can play a crucial role in deciding how we might share our world and its resources in common.
ISBN 9780312429249
031242924X
OCLC # 428027312