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By Geoffrey Pleyers,Alain Touraine

ISBN-10: 0745646751

ISBN-13: 9780745646756

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opposite to the typical view that globalization undermines social enterprise, ‘alter-globalization activists', that's, those that contest globalization in its neo-liberal shape, have built new how you can turn into actors within the worldwide age. They suggest choices to Washington Consensus regulations, enforce horizontal and participatory association types and advertise a nascent worldwide public area.

Rather than being anti-globalization, those activists have outfitted a really worldwide flow that has amassed electorate, dedicated intellectuals, indigenous, farmers, dalits and NGOs opposed to neoliberal rules in road demonstrations and Social boards around the world, from Bangalore to Seattle and from Porto Alegre to Nairobi. This e-book analyses this all over the world flow at the bases of intensive box study carried out because 1999.

Alter-Globalization presents a complete account of those severe international forces and their makes an attempt to reply to one of many significant demanding situations of our time: How can voters and civil society give a contribution to the construction of a fairer, sustainable and extra democratic co-existence of people in an international world?

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