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Worlds apart : civil society and the battle for ethical globalization

Author: John Clark
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Globalization is one of the most politically charged issues of our time. This book looks at globalization through the lens of poor people and poor countries, arguing for a different management of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Clark
ISBN: 1853839868 9781853839863 1853839876 9781853839870
OCLC Number: 51993023
Description: xv, 269 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Globalization --
Agony or Ecstasy? Setting the Scene --
2. How Globalization Affects Markets --
Distortion and Extortion --
3. How Globalization Affects Poor People --
4. How Global Changes Affect Politics --
5. This Is the Age of a Civicus --
The Rise of Civil Society --
6. Civil Society in the Network Era --
7. Retaining Relevance --
8. The Protest Movement and the "Dot-Causes" --
9. Pressure Groups Under Pressure --
10. Civilizing Globalization --
11. Making Globalization Ethical --
by Making Ethics Global --
App. 1. The Theory of Comparative Advantage --
App. 2. The World Trade Organization.
Responsibility: John Clark.
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'Not searching for a middle ground, it unashamedly looks at the issues through a poverty lens and highlights the injustices of widening inequalities and stacked odds in world trade and finance.'Bois Read more...

 
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