City of Gold: An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

City of Gold

An Apology for Global Capitalism in a Time of Discontent, 1st Edition

By David A. Westbrook

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360 pages | 5 Color Illus.

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Description

David A. Westbrook argues that we live in "the city of gold"--a global, cosmopolitan polity where politics are done through markets, and where global capital markets, not states, have become the dominant force in our social life.

About the Author

David A. Westbrook is currently an associate professor of Law at the University of Buffalo, State University of New York, and is a former corporate lawyer.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS067000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Urban & Regional
POL002000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
SOC026030
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban