Globalization and Its Discontents
The Rise of Postmodern Socialisms
Roger Burbach, Orlando Núñez, Boris Kagarlitsky
- ISBN: 9780745311708
- Extent: 192pp
- Release Date: 20 Nov 1996
- Size: 215mm x 135mm
- Format: Paperback
- Category: Politics Political Theory
'An excellent antidote to the complacency generated by the mass media and politicians who claim that we never had it so good.' New Renaissance
'An insightful portrayal of the world at the end of the century which provides ideas and information that can be used to construct an alternative world.' Eduardo Galeano
'A courageous, at times audacious, reflection on the future of the left. Required reading for the dark times ahead.' Mike Davis, author of City of Quartz
About The Author
Roger Burbach is Director of the Center for the Study of the Americas. He has written extensively on Latin America, US politics, and on post-communist societies and is the author, with Octavio Nunez and Boris Kagarlitsky, of Globalization and its Discontents: The Rise of Postmodern Socialisms (Pluto Press, 1996).
Orlando Nunez was a leading strategist in the Nicaraguan Sandinista government in the 1980s and was a member of the Sandinista's Assembly until their defeat. He now he heads CIPRES, a centre promoting sustainable agriculture.
Boris Kagarlitsky is a senior research fellow in the Institute for Comparative Political Studies, the Russian Academy of Sciences. He was a political prisoner under Brezhnev and latterly has been an adviser to the Chair of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia. He is the author of New Realism, New Barbarism (1999), The Twilight of Globalisation (2000), The Return of Radicalism (2000) and Russia under Yeltsin and Putin (2002), all published by Pluto Press.