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Decentralized globalization : free markets, U.S. foundations, and the rise of civil and civic society from Rockefeller's Latin America to Soros' Eastern Europe

Author: Olga M Lazin
Publisher: 2001.
Dissertation: Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California, Los Angeles, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Olga M Lazin
OCLC Number: 47116208
Notes: Vita.
Description: xvi, 490 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Civil society, civic society, and free trade vs. the negative heritage of statism --
From gradual to "fast-track" globalization: free trade blocs and open communications --
Rise of the U.S. philanthropic model and redefining its meaning and variants --
The Rockefeller centralized foundation and Latin America --
Rise of the U.S. decentralized model for philanthropy: George Soros' open society and national foundations in Eastern Europe --
Case studies of philanthrophy and globalization in Mexico and Eastern Europe's Romania --Globalization and two new models (El Paso Community Foundation; the Turner and Gates personal foundations) and one anti-model (Fidelity).
Other Titles: Free markets, U.S. foundations, and the rise of civil and civic society from Rockefeller's Latin America to Soros' Eastern Europe
Free markets, United States foundations, and the rise of civil and civic society from Rockefeller's Latin America to Soros' Eastern Europe
Responsibility: by Olga Magdalena Lazin.

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Federalization of Romania and Mexico

by olgalazin (WorldCat user published 2009-06-06) Excellent Permalink

A long-awaited book on federalism. Devolution of power is absolutely necessary in Romania where centralism destroys any hope for change for the population. Same for Mexico. Recognized as best book in this field of  knowledge, it is a must read for serious students of History of the 21st century.

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