Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in a Global Age

Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in a Global Age

Geoffrey Pleyers


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

Rather than being anti-globalization, those activists have outfitted a very international circulate that has amassed electorate, dedicated intellectuals, indigenous, farmers, dalits and NGOs opposed to neoliberal regulations in road demonstrations and Social boards around the globe, from Bangalore to Seattle and from Porto Alegre to Nairobi. This booklet analyses this all over the world circulate at the bases of in depth box study carried out seeing that 1999.

Alter-Globalization presents a complete 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 electorate and civil society give a contribution to the construction of a fairer, sustainable and extra democratic co-existence of humans in an international world?

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