Naming the Enemy: Anti-Corporate Social Movements Confront Globalization
Bloomsbury Academic, 2000 - 268 Seiten
A new movement of 'anti-globalists', in Time Magazine's words (24 April 2000), now 'oppose corporate dominion over the planet's poor and disfranchised'. Naming the Enemy is the first systematic documentation of this international resistance to transnational corporations and globalization which has so recently burst into the public gaze with the street protests in Seattle, Washington, London and Prague.
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Citizens ' rights are being downgraded to consumer opportunities what more
could we want , anyway ? Corporatized consumer choice ' , however , often
entails the destruction of choice , substituting product diversity for diversity of
Powerful external agents use enclosure to extract natural and human resources
from a locality while transforming its people into dependent consumers ( Rodney
1972 ) . Using a colonial analysis to understand the activities of corporations ...
Shiva claims that because it needs dependent consumers , corporate economics
actually ' requires totalitarianism ' because it must ' deny the right to know and to
choose '20 The citizen - consumer's ' right to product choice ' is limited to the ...
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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