Built upon the structure and content of the successful first edition (currently in its eighth printing), this second edition of The True Cost of Low Prices examines the effects of globalisation on the earths poorest and most vulnerable people within the context of scripture and church teaching.
The text engages the reader with stories of the women, men, and children living in poverty who have experienced both the promise of the global economy and its troubling outcomes.
Vincent A. Gallagher has spent thirty years researching dangerous work environments and is currently the director of the Romero Center in Camden, New Jersey.
Jeffry Odell Korgen
Jeffry Odell Korgen is the author of several books on Catholic social ministry, including Solidarity Will Transform the World: Stories of Hope from Catholic Relief Services (Orbis, 2007). He is currently Executive Director of the Department of Diocesan Planning for the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey.
This book will enlighten your mind on global injustice, but it may also break your heart... An uncommon blend of passion and intelligence.
- John F Kavanaugh, SJ, St Louis University
This is a powerful, penetrating, and practical book on the challenges of living Christian faith in the world of global poverty. In addition to naming the signs of the times and pointing towards signs of hope, Korgen and Gallagher of fer a faith-based vision of justice that makes the reading of this book not just an intellectual exercise but more like a transformative meditation on justice, freedom, dignity, and the globalization of solidarity.
- Daniel Groody, C.S.C., University of Notre Dame