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Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Better World Is Possible
The culmination of a five-year project by the International Forum on Globalization (IFG), this book presents an inspiring plan for moving toward more sustainable, humanistic models of economic prosperity with an emphasis on citizen democracies, local self-sufficiency, and ecological health. Areas of discussion include the ten core requirements for democratic societies as w ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published 2004 by Berrett-Koehler
(first published 2002)
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We are using this book for a class I am teaching. I feel it provides a useful introduction to some of the critiques and structural flaws of the globalized economy. Given that it is a collection of many writings, it sometimes doesn't go as deep as I would like and I would appreciate having an alternative viewpoint. All that said, it's a useful introduction.
Nov 14, 2007 Meg rated it really liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: those serious about resisting corporate globalization
This book is a compilation of well-thought out ideas that resist the arguments of globalization as being a rising-tide phenomenon, and explores directions for global economic and creative cooperation without the dominance of the WTO, IMF and multinational corporations calling the shots.