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Africa and the global system of capital accumulation, edited by Emmanuel O. Oritsejafor and Allan Cooper

Summary
"Africa and the Global System of Capital Accumulation offers a groundbreaking analysis of the strategic role Africa plays in the global capitalist economy. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of African Politics, development, and economics"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Information -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of contents -- Africa: A political map -- Figures -- Tables -- Contributors -- Preface -- 1 The role of primitive accumulation and racism in capitalist systems -- Primitive accumulation -- Racism as a function of capitalism -- Strategies of primitive accumulation -- Piracy -- Slavery -- Organized crime -- Bureaucratic corruption/kleptocracy -- Debt bondage -- Eminent domain and nationalization/privatization -- Tariffs and taxation -- Migrant labor -- Note -- References -- 2 Cocoa in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana: Chocolate and neoliberal capitalism -- Introduction -- European exploitation of Africa -- Cocoa revenue: Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana and beyond -- Cocoa: West African social experience -- Cocoa farming and capitalist exploitation -- Exploitation, poverty and affluence -- Comparative labor and fair compensation -- Capitalism and ethical consciousness -- Prospects for the future -- Conclusion -- References -- 3 Capital accumulation in Liberia's rubber and iron ore sectors -- Introduction -- The crucible of capital accumulation: The peripheral capitalist Liberian state -- Background -- Nature -- Functions -- Problematizing the capital accumulation processes in Liberia -- Background -- The predatory accumulation of capital process -- The primitive accumulation of capital process -- Sectoral capital accumulation: The cases of the rubber and iron ore sectors -- Predatory capital accumulation -- The rubber sector -- The Firestone Plantations Company -- The Liberian Agricultural Company (LAC) -- The Salala Rubber Corporation (SRC) -- The Iron ore sector -- The Liberian Mining Company (LMC) -- The Bong Mining Company (BMC) -- The Liberian American Swedish Mineral Company (LAMCO) -- Acelor Mittal -- China Union Mining Company -- The primitive accumulation of capital
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource (295 pages), illustrations
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781000384550

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