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The Resource Superclass : the global power elite and the world they are making, David Rothkopf

Superclass : the global power elite and the world they are making, David Rothkopf

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Superclass : the global power elite and the world they are making
Title
Superclass
Title remainder
the global power elite and the world they are making
Statement of responsibility
David Rothkopf
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Each of them is one in a million. They number six thousand on a planet of six billion. They run our governments, our largest corporations, the powerhouses of international finance, the media, world religions, and, from the shadows, the world's most dangerous criminal and terrorist organizations. They are the global superclass, and they are shaping the history of our time. Today's superclass has achieved unprecedented levels of wealth and power. They have globalized more rapidly than any other group. But do they have more in common with one another than with their own countrymen, as nationalist critics have argued? They control globalization more than anyone else. But has their influence fed the growing economic and social inequity that divides the world? What happens behind closeddoor meetings in Davos or aboard corporate jets at 41,000 feet? Conspiracy or collaboration? Deal-making or idle self-indulgence? What does the rise of Asia and Latin America mean for the conventional wisdom that shapes our destinies? Who sets the rules for a group that operates beyond national laws? Drawn from scores of exclusive interviews and extensive original reporting, Superclass answers all of these questions and more. It draws back the curtain on a privileged society that most of us know little about, even though it profoundly affects our everyday lives. It is the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. And it is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live.--From publisher description
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rothkopf, David J.
Dewey number
305.5/209045
Index
index present
LC call number
HM1263
LC item number
.R68 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Elite (Social sciences)
  • Power (Social sciences)
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Superclass : the global power elite and the world they are making, David Rothkopf
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-355) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn166378239
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780374272104
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007036569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 929166
  • (Sirsi) o166378239
  • (OCoLC)166378239
Label
Superclass : the global power elite and the world they are making, David Rothkopf
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn166378239
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 376 pages
Isbn
9780374272104
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007036569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 929166
  • (Sirsi) o166378239
  • (OCoLC)166378239

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