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By Nick Copeland Christine Labuski | Comments: ( 368 ) | Date: ( Jul 03, 2020 )

This book demonstrates the usefulness of anthropological concepts by taking a critical look at Wal Mart and the American Dream Rather than singling Wal Mart out for criticism, the authors treat it as a product of a socio political order that it also helps to shape The book attributes Wal Mart s success to the failure of American and global society to make the Dream avaThis book demonstrates the usefulness of anthropological concepts by taking a critical look at Wal Mart and the American Dream Rather than singling Wal Mart out for criticism, the authors treat it as a product of a socio political order that it also helps to shape The book attributes Wal Mart s success to the failure of American and global society to make the Dream available to everyone It shows how decades of neoliberal economic policies have exposed contradictions at the heart of the Dream, creating an opening for Wal Mart The company s success has generated a host of negative externalities, however, fueling popular ambivalence and organized opposition.The book also describes the strategies that Wal Mart uses to maintain legitimacy, fend off unions, enter new markets, and cultivate an aura of benevolence and ordinariness, despite these externalities It focuses on Wal Mart s efforts to forge symbolic and affective inclusion, and their self promotion as a free market solution to social problems of poverty, inequality, and environmental destruction Finally, the book contrasts the conceptions of freedom and human rights that underlie Wal Mart s business model to the alternative visions of freedom forwarded by their critics.


  • Title: Walmart and the American Dream
  • Author: Nick Copeland Christine Labuski
  • ISBN: 9780415894883
  • Page: 349
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments Walmart and the American Dream

  • Ashley Dam

    Easy to read and very informative. Each chapter can be read as a standalone which makes it great for discussion.


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