A People's World: Alternatives to Economic Globalization

A People's World: Alternatives to Economic Globalization

By: John Madeley (author)Hardback

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John Madeley has interviewed some of the world's most courageous campaigners and progressive thinkers, discovering their thoughts on globalization and what an alternative to it might look like. His interviewees include: Peggy Antrobus, Walden Bello, Barry Coates, Fiona Dove, Gustavo Esteva, Hazel Henderson, Francois Houtart, Martin Khor, David Korten, Caroline Lucas MEP, Helena Norberg-Hodge, Ann Pettifor, Devinder Sharma, Vandana Shiva, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and many others. In doing so, Madelely strips bare the myth there are no alternatives to the present economic system. An inspiring and timely book of ideas and practical proposals for those campaigning for a world in which economic systems can benefit the poor, a world that is more just, humane, stable and conducive to the diversity of human cultures.

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John Madeley has been a writer and broadcaster specializing in Third World development and environmental issues for almost thirty years. He is the author of a number of books on development questions, including Big Business, Poor Peoples: The Impact of Transnational Corporations on the World's Poor (Zed), Hungry for Trade: How the Poor Pay for Free Trade (Zed) and Food for All: The Need for a New Agriculture (Zed).


* Part 1: Globalization Understood - and the Alternatives *1. What Is There to Worry About?*2. Globalization - What Does It Really Mean?*3. Globalization: What's Wrong With It?*4. Alternatives to Globalization - Viewpoints from the South *5. Alternatives to Globalization - Viewpoints from the North *6. Values on the Move *7. Tackling Corporate Domination*8. Tackling Trade Domination *9. Tackling Debt *10. Alternative strategies *11. Conclusion: The Urgency of Alternatives * Annex: Sources on Alternative Ideas and Campaigning Social Movements * Notes* Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/09/2003
  • ISBN13: 9781842772225
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781842772225
  • weight: 285
  • ISBN10: 1842772228

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