"Profits of Doom: how vulture capitalism is swallowing the world" by Antony Loewenstein; Melbourne, Australia, Melbourne University Press, 2013. ISBN 978-0-522-86723-7

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[Extract] In this extensively researched book, journalist Antony Loewenstein takes the reader on a world tour. From the remotest parts of Australia — at the Curtin Immigration Detention Centre, Christmas Island and James Price Point, to Papua New Guinea, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and finally Haiti — Loewenstein prosecutes his argument that, worldwide, 'vulture capitalism' is thriving on the misery of those
dispossessed and impoverished by disaster.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66
JournalAlternative Law Journal
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2014
Externally publishedYes

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