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Author Bonanno, Alessandro.

Title Stories of globalization : transnational corporations, resistance, and the state / Alessandro Bonanno and Douglas H. Constance
Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 321 pages)
Series [Rural studies series]
Rural studies series (University Park, Pa.)
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
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
Notes Series statement from jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-305) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Globalization -- Case studies.
International business enterprises -- Case studies.
International economic integration -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Constance, Douglas.
ISBN 0271050187
0271050918 (electronic bk.)
9780271050911 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Transnational corporations, resistance, and the state