The Global Political Economy of Israel
by Jonathan Nitzan, Shimshon Bichler
Publisher: Pluto Press 2002
Number of pages: 419
Diverse processes - such as global accumulation cycles, regional conflicts and energy crises, ruling class formation and dominant ideology, militarism and dependency, inflation and recession, the politics of high-technology and the transnationalisation of ownership - are all woven into a single story. The result is a fascinating account of one of the world's most volatile regions, and a new way of understanding the global political economy.
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