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Worlds apart : civil society and the battle for ethical globalization

Author: John Clark
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 2003.
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Globalization is one of the most politically charged issues of our time. This book aims to bridge the divide between its advocates and its critics, but, rather than trying to find middle ground, the author looks at globalization through the lens of poor people and poor countries, arguing for a different management of global changes that ensures everyone a share in its opportunities. His is a call for ethical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Clark, John, 1950-
Worlds apart.
London : Earthscan, 2003
(OCoLC)51993023
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Clark
ISBN: 9781849776295 1849776296
OCLC Number: 669491830
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 269 pages) : portrait
Contents: Figures, Tables, and Boxes; Preface; Structure of this book; Acknowledgments; Part One: The Impact of Globalization; Chapter 1. Globalization --
Agony or Ecstasy? Setting the Scene; Chapter 2. How Globalization Affects Markets --
Distortion and Extortion; Chapter 3. How Globalization Affects Poor People; Chapter 4. How Global Changes Affect Politics; Part Two: How Global Change Affects Civil Society; Chapter 5. This Is the Age of a Civicus --
The Rise of Civil Society; Chapter 6. Civil Society in the Network Era; Chapter 7. Retaining Relevance.
Responsibility: John Clark.

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