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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... have emerged as the dominant governance institutions on the planet ' and now
wield the state : ' the corporate interest rather than the human interest defines the
policy agendas of states and international bodies ' ( Korten 1995 : 54 ) .
Second mode movements espousing global democracy envision that all people
will gain far more powerful , direct and dignified relations to governance ( direct
democracy ) while new global institutions are formed to protect the public interest
It turns out that the nationalisms articulated by the first and third modes show little
interest in mythic traditions ( essentialism ) and authoritarianism ( fascism ) .
None of these movements has a clear commitment to all three components of ...
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Contestation and Reform
Globalization from Below
Delinking Relocalization Sovereignty
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