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Book review: Palm oil: the grease of empire by Max Haiven

Ali, Audi (2022) Book review: Palm oil: the grease of empire by Max Haiven. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (28 Aug 2022). Blog Entry.

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In Palm Oil: The Grease of Empire, Max Haiven tells the story of palm oil, showing how its ubiquity is intertwined with global histories of imperialist and capitalist expansion. In challenging readers to ‘unforget’ palm oil’s entanglements with exploitation, this book foregrounds the importance of class analysis and struggle in the palm oil industry if we are to identify prospects for collective emancipation, writes Audi Ali. Palm Oil: The Grease of Empire. Max Haiven. Pluto Press. 2022.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2022 10:54
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2022 10:54

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