The Rise of Corporatocracy in a Disenchanted Age

  title={The Rise of Corporatocracy in a Disenchanted Age},
  author={Hillary J. Shaw},
  journal={Human Geography},
  pages={1 - 11}
  • H. Shaw
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Political Science
  • Human Geography
Political theorists such as Foucault and Giddens believed in the endurance of the ‘state’ as a political entity headed by a ‘king’. This division of the globe is contrary to the requirements of global capitalism which seeks the widest possible market and sources of raw materials and labour. The dichotomy is apparently resolved by global corporations usurping the power of the ‘king’, leaving him only a managerial role, to promote economic interests within his state. However the rootless… 
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