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Book review: gore capitalism by Sayak Valencia

Bailey, Kate (2018) Book review: gore capitalism by Sayak Valencia. LSE Review of Books (01 Aug 2018). Website.

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Abstract

In Gore Capitalism, Sayak Valencia explores how hyperconsumerist neoliberal capitalism has transformed violence into a commodity to be traded and utilised, with a particular focus on Mexico, and Tijuana specifically. While a complex and at times challenging read, this is a thorough, carefully argued and and well-structured account of the centrality of violence to the development and growth of capitalism today, recommends Kate Bailey.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2018/08/01...
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2019 14:38
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 16:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/91455

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