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Revolt: The Worldwide Uprising Against Globalization

Revolt: The Worldwide Uprising Against Globalization (Audio CD / Audio, Unabridged edition)

By Eyal, Nadav
Read by Griffith, Kaleo

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Revolt is an eloquent and provocative challenge to the prevailing wisdom about the rise of nationalism and populism. With a vibrant and informed voice, Nadav Eyal illustrates how modern globalisation is not sustainable. He contends that the collapse of the current world order is ...not so much about the imbalance between technological achievement and social progress or the breakdown of liberal democracy as it is about a passion to upend and destroy power structures that have become hollow, corrupt. or simply unresponsive to urgent needs. Eyal illuminates the benign and malignant forces that have so rapidly transformed our economic, political and cultural realities, shedding light not only on the economic and cultural revolution that has come to define our time but also on the counterrevolution waged by those it has marginalised and exploited. With a mixture of journalistic narrative, penetrating vignettes and original analysis, Revolt shows that the left and right have much in common. Eyal tells stories of distressed Pennsylvania coal miners, anarchist communes on the outskirts of Athens, a Japanese town with collapsing fertility rates, neo-Nazis in Germany, and Syrian refugee families whom he accompanied from the shores of Greece to their destination in Germany. Into these reports from the present Eyal weaves lessons from the past, from the opium wars in China to colonialist Haiti to the Marshall Plan. With these historical ties, he shows that the revolts' roots have always been deep and strong, and that rather than seeing current uprisings as part of a passing phenomenon, we should recognise that revolt is the new status quo.
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ISBN 9781867537274
Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
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ISBN-13 9781867537274
Stock Available
Status In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Bolinda Publishing
Imprint Bolinda/Macmillan Audio
Published 1 Jun 2021
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
 › 7 other possible formats available
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Eyal, Nadav
Read by Griffith, Kaleo
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Political Structures: Democracy
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text General/trade