Evil Paradises: Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism [Audiobook] download free by Mike Davis

Evil Paradises: Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism Audiobook download free by Mike Davis
  • Listen audiobook: Evil Paradises: Dreamworlds of Neoliberalism
  • Author: Mike Davis
  • Release date: 2008/11/28
  • Publisher: THE NEW PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Business, Finance and Law
  • ISBN: 9781595583925
  • Rating: 8.16 of 10
  • Votes: 259
  • Review by: Keaton Cates
  • Review rating: 9.81 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/3
  • Duration: 4H19M38S in 256 kbps (70.4 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-24
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, ATRAC, WAV, MPC, MPEG4, WMA, FLAC (compression CHM, ALZ, RAR, ARJ, ZIP, CPIO)
  • Total pages original book: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 26M38S (7.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Evil Paradises, edited by Mike Davis and Daniel Bertrand Monk, is a global guidebook to phantasmagoric but real places-alternate realities being constructed as 'utopias' in a capitalist era unfettered by unions and state regulation. These developments-in cities, deserts, and in the middle of the sea-are worlds where consumption and inequality surpass our worst nightmares. Although they read like science fiction, the case studies are shockingly real. In Dubai, where child slavery existed until very recently, a gilded archipelago of private islands known as 'The World' is literally being added to the ocean. In Medellin and Kabul, drug lords-in many ways textbook capitalists-are redefining conspicuous consumption in fortified palaces. In Hong Kong, Cairo, and even the Iranian desert, burgeoning communities of nouveaux riches have taken shelter in fantasy Californias, complete with Mickey Mouse statues, while their maids sleep in rooftop chicken coops. Meanwhile, Ted Turner rides herd over his bison in 2 million acres of private parkland. Davis and Monk have assembled an extraordinary group of urbanists, architects, historians, and visionary thinkers to reflect upon the trajectory of a civilization whose deepest ethos seems to be to consume all the resources of the earth within a single lifetime.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Urban Communities, Liberalism & Centre Democratic Ideologies, Political Economy, Political Ideologies
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 21.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 157x198x23.37mm
  • Weight: 420g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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