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There is an alternative : subsistence and worldwide resistance to corporate globalization

Author: Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen; Nicholas Faraclas; Claudia von Werlhof
Publisher: North Melbourne, Australia ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave, 2001.
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This work attempts to explode the defeatist myth that there is no alternative to corporate, sponsored globalization. It provides a solid basis for formulating ideas and implementing strategies for  Read more...

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There is an alternative.
North Melbourne, Australia ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave, 2001
(OCoLC)762994093
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen; Nicholas Faraclas; Claudia von Werlhof
ISBN: 1842770055 1842770063 9781842770054 9781842770061
OCLC Number: 123152171
Description: xv, 240 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction - Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nick Faraclas and Claudia von WerlhofPart I: On the Theory of Subsistence1. Woman, Nature and the International Division of Labour - Maria Mies interviewed by Ariel Salleh2. Losing Faith in Progress: Capitalist Patriarchy as an 'Alchemical System' - Claudia von Werlhof3. Sustainable Development: Rescue Operation for a Dying Illusion - Saral SarkarPart II: On Resistance to Globalization 1: Fighting the New Colonialism4. Globalization and Poverty - Vandana Shiva5. Melanesia, the Banks and the BINGOs: Alternatives are Everywhere (Except in the Consultant's Briefcases) - Nick Faraclas6. The Clash of Knowlegde Systems: Local Diversity in the Wild versus Global Homogeneity in the Marketplace - Susan Hawthorne7. Globalised Bodies in the 21st century: The Final Patriarchal Takeover? - Renate Klein8. 'Women Never Surrendered': The Mau Mau and Globalization From Below in Kenya 1980-2000 - Terisa E. Turner and Leigh S. Brownhill9. War, Globalization and Reproduction - Silvia Federici10. Seattle: A Convergence of Globalization & Militarization - Theresa WolfwoodPart III: On Resistance to Globalization 2: Subsistence in Practice11. Mexico: Creating your own Path at the Grassroots - Gustavo Esteva12. Resisting 'Technology' and Defending Subsistence in Bangladesh: Nayakrishi Andolon and the Movement for Happy Life - Farida Akhter13. Local Lifeline: Rejecting Globalization - Embracing Localization - Helena Norberg-Hodge14. Women in the International Gardens: How Subsistence Production Leads to New Forms of Intercultural Communication - Christa M ller15. The Practice of Subsistence: Collective Environmental Action and Community Organic Farming - Elisabeth Meyer-Renschhausen16. What Keeps our Cities Really Alive, Money or Subsistence? - Veronika Bennholdt Thomsen
Responsibility: edited by Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nicholas G. Faraclas and Claudia von Werlhof.

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'A book that combines cutting analysis with alternatives and hope. An excellent and inspiring read.'Briarpatch

 
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