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Fences and windows : dispatches from the front lines of the globalization debate

Author: Naomi Klein; Debra Ann Levy
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Picador USA edView all editions and formats
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"Fences and Windows collects Naomi Klein's most notable articles and speeches, many of them never before published, on such issues as NAFTA, genetically modified organisms and economic fundamentalism. This book also reflects on the nature of resistance: the street protests that have shocked and energized millions, the purpose of carnival-style subversion, and the apparent disorganization that is the movement's great  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Klein; Debra Ann Levy
ISBN: 0312307993 9780312307998
OCLC Number: 50681860
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 267 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: I) Windows of Dissent --
Seattle --
Washington, D.C. --
What's Next? --
Los Angeles --
Prague --
Toronto --
II) Fencing in Democracy: Trade and Trade-Offs --
Democracy in Shackles --
The Free Trade Area of the Americas --
IMF Go to Hell --
No Place for Local Democracy --
The War on Unions --
The NAFTA Track Record --
Higher Fences at the Border --
Making-and Breaking-the Rules --
The Market Swallows the Commons --
Genetically Altered Rice --
Genetic Pollution --
Foot-and-Mouth's Sacrificial Lambs --
The Internet as Tupperware Party --
Co-opting Dissent --
Economic Apartheid in South Africa --
Poison Policies in Ontario --
America's Weakest Front --
III) Fencing in the Movement: Criminalizing Dissent --
Cross-Border Policing --
Pre-emptive Arrest --
Surveillance --
Fear Mongering --
The "Citizens Caged" Petition --
Infiltration --
Indiscriminate Tear-Gassing --
Getting Used to Violence --
Manufacturing Threats --
Stuck in the Spectacle --
IV) Capitalizing on Terror --
The Brutal Calculus of Suffering --
New Opportunists --
Kamikaze Capitalists --
The Terrifying Return of Great Men --
America is Not a Hamburger --
V) Windows to Democracy --
Democratizing the Movement --
Rebellion in Chiapas --
Italy's Social Centres --
Limits of Political Parties --
From Symbols to Substance.
Responsibility: Naomi Klein ; editor, Debra Ann Levy.
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"Fences and Windows collects Naomi Klein's most notable articles and speeches, many of them never before published, on such issues as NAFTA, genetically modified organisms and economic fundamentalism. This book also reflects on the nature of resistance: the street protests that have shocked and energized millions, the purpose of carnival-style subversion, and the apparent disorganization that is the movement's great strength."--BOOK JACKET.

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