Title: Alternatives to Economic Globalization [...
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc.
Publication Date: 2004
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Good
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: Second Edition
Second Edition, Updated and Expanded, Third Printing. Collectible - flat-signed by one of two editors (Jerry Mander) on half-title page. Light chipping/creasing, rubbing on covers. Spine slightly cocked. Good condition. Light to moderate shelf wear. Binding intact. (LL84). Bookseller Inventory # 100134049
Synopsis: 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 well as alternative systems of energy, agriculture, and manufacturing. Written by a premier group of 18 thinkers from around the world and edited by best-selling authors John Cavanagh and Jerry Mander, this revised and expanded edition represents the official consensus of the living democracy movement. Delving into the most compelling alternatives to globalization thus far, it features a chart on the effects of globalization and three entirely new chapters on the global balance of power, the media, and what ordinary people can do about globalization.
About the Author: John Cavanagh is director of the Institute for Policy Studies and vice-president of the International Forum on Globalization (IFG) Board of Directors Jerry Mander is President of the IFG Board of Directors and senior fellow at the Public Media Center
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