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By Geoffrey Pleyers,Alain Touraine

opposite to the typical view that globalization undermines social corporation, ‘alter-globalization activists', that's, those that contest globalization in its neo-liberal shape, have constructed new how one can develop into actors within the worldwide age. They suggest possible choices to Washington Consensus rules, enforce horizontal and participatory association versions and advertise a nascent international public house.

Rather than being anti-globalization, those activists have outfitted a really worldwide circulate that has accumulated electorate, dedicated intellectuals, indigenous, farmers, dalits and NGOs opposed to neoliberal guidelines in highway demonstrations and Social boards around the world, from Bangalore to Seattle and from Porto Alegre to Nairobi. This ebook analyses this world wide circulate at the bases of intensive box study performed seeing that 1999.

Alter-Globalization offers a entire account of those serious 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 development of a fairer, sustainable and extra democratic co-existence of humans in a world world?

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