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Author Bonanno, Alessandro.
Title Stories of globalization : transnational corporations, resistance, and the state / Alessandro Bonanno and Douglas H. Constance.
Imprint University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2008]

Author Bonanno, Alessandro.
Series [Rural studies series]
Rural studies series (University Park, Pa.)
Subject International business enterprises -- Case studies.
International economic integration -- Case studies.
Globalization -- Case studies.
Alt Name Constance, Douglas.
Add Title Transnational corporations, resistance, and the state
Description 1 online resource (viii, 321 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Note Series statement from jacket.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-305) and index.
Summary "Analyses transnational corporations, groups who resist them, and the primary context within which the relationship between transnational corporations and their opponents unfold: the state. Argues that globalization is a contested terrain in which the power of transnational corporations is affected by mounting opposition and internal contradictions"--Provided by publisher.
Contents Globalization of the economy and society : salient interpretations -- Environmentalism, industry restructuring, and global regulation : the tuna-dolphin controversy -- Transnational corporations and their power over the state : the case of Ferruzzi -- corporate power and the free global market : the Lysine Price-fixing case of ADM -- Globalization and resistance from below : the case of Industrial Chicken Production in southeast Texas -- TNCS' colonization of the local and resistance : mega hog farms in the Texas panhndle -- Old and new social movements in the global era : the case of Maxxam and the Headwaters Forest Redwoods -- NGOs under globalization : the marine stewardship council -- Challenging the globalization project : the collapse of the multilateral agreement on investment.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780271050911 (electronic bk.)
0271050918 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 779850243
Additional Format Print version: Bonanno, Alessandro. Stories of globalization. University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2008 9780271033891 (DLC) 2008024500 (OCoLC)232256968

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