Moral Populism in the Twenty-first CenturyeBook - 2013
Wal-Mart is America's largest retailer. The national chain of stores is a powerful stand-in of both the promise and perils of free market capitalism. Yet it is also often the target of public outcry for its labor practices, to say nothing of class-action lawsuits, and a central symbol in America's increasingly polarized political discourse over consumption, capitalism and government regulations. In many ways the battle over Wal-Mart is the battle between "Main Street" and "Wall Street" as the fate of workers under globalization and the ability of the private market to effectively distribute pr.
Publisher: New York :, New York University Press,, 
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 225 pages)
Alternative Title: Walmart wars