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22 04 2014

Jeb Sprague

CRUISE SHIPS AND GLOBAL CAPITALISM: THE INDUSTRY’S SHIFTING POLITICAL ECONOMY

Millions of people have come to connect in different ways with the globalizing cruise industry, from passengers to employees, from locals at its various destinations to managers and owners. The industry has grown tremendously in recent decades, earning massive profits for its major stockholders. Yet whereas some social groups have benefited, others have been disadvantaged or sidelined by the industry’s changing structures. Like many other sectors of global tourism, the cruise ship images (1)industry has become adept at repatriating more and more value from passenger spending, while at the same time maintaining a web of local and regional alliances and relations that benefit from the industry. READ THE ARTICLE >>


William I. Robinson and Fabrice Andréani

L’AMÉRIQUE LATINE FACE AU NOUVEAU CAPITALISME MONDIALISÉ

Si la « vague rose » latino-américaine a traduit une crise à grande échelle des politiques néolibérales imposées depuis les années 1970, et bien que les pays gouvernés à gauche aient mieux résisté que d’autres aux effets sociaux la crise mondiale, il n’en reste pas moins, comme le montre William I. Robinson, que le capitalisme poursuit dans l’ensemble de la région son processus de transnationalisation, bouleversant le paysage économique et social de fond en comble. LISEZ L’ARTICLE >>


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