Alternatives to Economic Globalization A Better World Is Possible

ISBN-10: 1576752046

ISBN-13: 9781576752043

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: John Cavanagh, Alternatives Task Force Staff International Forum on Globalization

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Written by an alliance of 18 critics of globalization from around the world, this official consensus report of the International Forum on Globalization is the culmination of a three-year project to define and lay out alternatives to the contemporary corporate model of economic globalization.
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List price: $16.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/9/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 350
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Global Resistance
Different Worlds
Economic Democracy
Momentum for Change
Commentary--Conflicting Paradigms
IFG Alternatives Process
A Critique of Corporate Globalization
Key Ingredients of the Globalization Model
Public Interest Laws as "Impediments" to Free Trade
Intrinsic Environmental Consequences of Trade-Related
Global Economic Apartheid
Bureaucratic Expressions of Economic Globalization
Argentina and the IMF
The Hypocrisy of the North in the WTO
Ten Principles for Sustainable Societies
Ten Core Principles for Sustainable Societies
New Democracy
Citizens' Agenda in Canada
Ecological Sustainability
Sustainable Chile
Common Heritage
Cultural Diversity: The Right of Indigenous Peoples to Remain Different and Diverse
Cultural Diversity: The Right of Nations to Resist Cultural Homogenization
Human Rights
Jobs, Livelihood, Employment
Food Security and Safety
The Precautionary Principle
Applying the Principles to Globalization
The Commons: What Should Be Off-Limits to Globalization?
Understanding the Commons
Current Threats to the Commons
From Commons to Corporate Patents on Life
The Tradition of the Commons
Threats to the Modern Commons
The Case for Subsidiarity: Bias Away From the Global Toward the Local
Understanding Subsidiarity
The Road to the Local
Investment and Finance Issues
Response to Critics of Subsidiarity
Corporate Structure and Power
Corporate Structure Today
Citizen Actions Against Corporate Power
Ending Corporate-State Collusion
Toward Alternative Business Structures
Alternative Operating Systems
Energy Systems
Transportation Systems
Curitiba, An Ecological City
Agriculture and Food Systems
Cuban Organic Agriculture
Manufacturing Systems
Measurements of Economic Progress
From Bretton Woods to Alternatives
A Review of the Current Situation
Unemployment, The Role of Monetary Policy
Essential Rules of a Just and Sustainable International Trade and Finance System
Restructuring the Institutional Framework
Strengthening the Countervailing Powers of the U.N. System
Creating New Global Institutions
The Drafters
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