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Global citizens : social movements and the challenge of globalization

Author: Marjorie Mayo
Publisher: Toronto : CSPI ; London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
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"The early years of the twenty-first century have seen an upsurge of anti-capitalist campaigning, challenging the very basis of the New World Economic Order. Dramatic protests in Seattle or Genoa captured media headlines. But the headlines leave key questions unanswered, about the ultimate significance of the challenges posed by global social movements and the development of civil society, both South and North.  Read more...
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Mayo, Marjorie.
Global citizens.
Toronto : CSPI ; London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2005
(OCoLC)654264887
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Mayo
ISBN: 1842771388 9781842771389 1842771396 9781842771396 1551302942 9781551302942
OCLC Number: 53954278
Description: 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Developing Alternative Strategies --
The State, the Market and Civil Society--
Globalization Competing Theories of Social Movements, Both Nationally and Internationally --
Social Movements Old and New: Alternatives or Allies? --
Opportunities and Challenges for Global Networks and Social Movements --
People to People Exchanges: sharing local experiences in a global context --
Globilazation and gender: new threats, new strategies --
Rights to public services: the Gobal Campaign for Education --
Learning from Jubilee 2000: mobilixing for debt relief --
Resisting imperialilsm: building social movements for peace and social jnustice.
Responsibility: Marjorie Mayo.
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