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Struggles for an alternative globalization

an ethnography of counterpower in southern France

by Gwyn Williams

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anti-globalization movement -- France -- Causse du Larzac.,
  • Social movements -- France -- Causse du Larzac.,
  • Nonviolence -- France -- Causse du Larzac.,
  • Anti-globalization movement -- France -- Millau.,
  • Social movements -- France -- Millau.,
  • Nonviolence -- France -- Millau.,
  • Anti-globalization movement.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-172) and index.

    StatementGwyn Williams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ1318 .W548 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19471071M
    ISBN 100754673243
    ISBN 109780754673248
    LC Control Number2007041404

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    Prashad’s book contains none of the breathless over-optimism that characterised much of the commentary around the Arab uprisings and the Occupy movement in and early Despite the major crisis of recent years, the status quo remains deeply entrenched. The North retains its dominance and the loyalty of many southern : David Wearing.   A century ago, on the eve of World War I, the global advance of science and material prosperity made perfectly reasonable men look forward to a new era of humanitarianism and : James Traub.

    Globalization Notes Pdf Download -Advantages And Disadvantages. – In simplest terms, Globalization refers to global interconnection in terms of trade, ideas, culture, etc. In a Globalized world, social and economic activities transcend the borders and regions.   Nyerere and other Global South intellectuals developed an alternative, which ultimately failed, and subsequently the global north imposed a New International Property Order. This led Author: Luis Nieves.


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Globalization Studies and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Age of Globalization (in Russian). His academic interests are connected with the analysis of problems of globalization and modernization.

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