Alternatives to Economic Globalization A Better World Is Possible

ISBN-10: 1576753034

ISBN-13: 9781576753033

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: John Cavanagh, Jerry Mander, Berrett-Koehler Publishers Inc. Staff

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Written by an alliance of 18 critics of globalization from around the world, this revised and expanded edition features a new opening chapter on the global balance of power, a new section on the media and globalization, and a new final chapter on what ordinary citizens can do to fight the injustices of globalization.
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List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/10/2004
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of Boxes
Preface to the Second Edition
A Living Document
A Note on Sources
Introduction: Turning Point
Cancun: The Outbreak of Democracy
Miami: Regime Change in Latin America
Iraq: The Failure of Empire
New Awakenings
A System in Crisis
Conflicting Worldviews
Different Worlds
Economic Democracy
Momentum for Change
Design for Corporate Rule
Key Ingredients of the Globalization Model
Privatization and Commodification
Economic and Cultural Homogenization
Export-Oriented Trade and Investment
Beneficiaries of Economic Globalization
The Role of the Media
The Unholy Trinity: The World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Trade Organizatio
The World Bank
The International Monetary Fund
The World Trade Organization
Alternatives in Action
Ten Principles for Sustainable Societies
Core Principles
New Democracy
Ecological Sustainability
Common Heritage
Human Rights
Jobs, Livelihood, Employment
Food Security and Safety
The Precautionary Principle
Applying the Principles to Globalization
Reclaiming the Commons: What Should Be Off-Limits to Globalization?
Understanding the Commons
Current Threats to the Commons
The Tradition of the Commons
Threats to the Modern Commons
Three Proposals to Reempower the Commons
Subsidiarity: Recalling Power from the Global
Understanding Subsidiarity
The Road to the Local
Investment and Finance Issues
Response to Critics of Subsidiarity
Alternative Operating Systems
Energy Systems
Transportation Systems
Manufacturing Systems
Standards of Measurement
Alternative Operating Systems (2)
Agriculture and Food Systems
Global Media
People's Alternative Initiatives
Global Governance
Corporate Structure and Power
Corporate Structure Today
Citizen Actions Against Corporate Power
Ending Corporate--State Collusion
Toward Alternative Business Structures
New International Structures
A Review of the Current Situation
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
Global to Local: What You Can Do
Steps You Can Take as a Consumer
Steps You Can Take as a Worker
Steps You Can Take as a Depositor and Investor
Steps You Can Take as a Citizen
Resources: Groups Working Toward Alternatives to Economic Globalization
Resources: Useful Tools and Indicators
About the Authors
About the International Forum on Globalization (IFG)
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