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Another World is Possible : Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum

Another World is Possible : Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-1842773291

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Another World is Possible : Popular Alternatives to Globalization at the World Social Forum - 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-1842773291

William Habib and Thomas Eds. Ponniah

ISBN13: 978-1842773291
ISBN10: 1842773291
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 03
Publisher: Zed Books

Published: 2003
International: No

Table of Contents

Editors' Preface
Acknowledgments
Foreword - Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri
Introduction: The World Social Forum and the Reinvention of Democracy - Thomas Ponniah and William F. Fisher

PART I: The Production of Wealth and Social Reproduction
Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues - William F. Fisher and Thomas Ponniah
1. External Debt: Abolish the Debt in Order to Free Development - Eric Toussaint and Arnaud Zacharie (Committee for the Annulment of Third World Debt)
2. Africa/Brazil: Conference Synthesis - Jacques d'Adesky (Facilitator)
3. Financial Capital: Controls on Financial Capital - ATTAC-France
4. International Trade
Conference Synthesis - Bernard Cassen, ATTAC (Facilitator)
5. Transnational Corporations: Issues and Proposals - Joshua Karliner, CorpWatch and Karolo Aparicio, Global Exchange
6. Labour: A Strategic Perspective on the International Trade Union Movement for the 21st Century - Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU): A Global Strategy for Labour - Jeff Faux (Economic Policy Institute)
7. A Solidarity Economy: Resist and Build - Economic Solidarity Group of Quebec: Conference Synthesis - Sandra Quintela (Institute of Alternative Policies for the Southern Cone) (Facilitator)

PART II: Access to Wealth and Sustainability
Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues - William F. Fisher and Thomas Ponniah
8. Environment and Sustainability: The Living Democracy Movement: Alternatives to the Bankruptcy of Globalization - Vandana Shiva, Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology: Conference Synthesis - Sara Larrain, International Forum on Globalization, Chile (Facilitator)
9. Water - A Common Good: Conference Synthesis -Glenn Switkes, International Rivers Network, USA, and Elias Diaz Pena, Rios Vivos/Amigos de la Tierra, Paraguay (Facilitators)
10. Knowledge, Copyright and Patents: Intellectual Property and the Knowledge Gap - OXFAM, UK: Conference Synthesis - Francois Houtart, Tricontinental Centre (Facilitator)
11. Medicine, Health, AIDS: Conference Synthesis - Sonia Correa, IBASE and DAWN Network (Facilitator)
12. Food: People's Right to Produce, Feed Themselves and Exercise their Food Sovereignty - APM World Network
13. Cities, Urban Populations: Conference Synthesis - Erminia Maricato (Facilitator)
14. Indigenous Peoples: Indigenous Commission Statement - Dionito Makuxi, Pina Tembe, Simiao Wapixana, Joel Pataxo, Lurdes Tapajos, Luiz Titia Pataxo Ha-Ha-Hae: Conference Synthesis - Paulo Maldos, Centre for Popular Education, Brazil (Facilitator)

PART III: The Affirmation of Civil Society and Public Space
Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues - William F. Fisher and Thomas Ponniah
15. The Media: Democratization of Communications and the Media - Osvaldo Leon, Agencia Latinoamerica de Information
16. Education: Conference Synthesis - Bernard Charlot, World Forum on Education and Paul Belanger, International Council on Adult Education (Facilitators):
17. Culture: Cultural Diversity, Cultural Production and Identity - Fatma Alloo, Luiza Monteiro, Aureli Argemi, Imruh Bakari, Xavi Perez
18. Violence: Violence Against Women: The 'other world' must act - World March of Women: Conference Synthesis on the Culture of Violence and Domestic Violence - Fatima Mello, ABONG, Brazil (Facilitator)
19. Discrimination and Intolerance: Combating Discrimination and Intolerance - National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights, India: Conference Synthesis - Lilian Celiberti, Articulacion Feminista Marcosur (Facilitator)
20. Migration and the Traffic in People: The Contradictions of Globalization - Lorenzo Prencipe, Centre for Documentation and Research on International Migration, Paris
21. The Global Civil Society Movement: Discussion Document - Latin American Social Observatory (OSAL), Latin American Social Science Council (CLACSO): Conference Synthesis - Vittorio Agnoletto, Genoa Social Forum (Facilitator)

Part IV: Political Power and Ethics in the New Society: Overview: Key Questions, Critical Issues - William F. Fisher and Thomas Ponniah
22. The International Architecture of Power: International Organizations and the Architecture of World Power - Walden Bello, Focus on the Global South: Conference Synthesis - Teivo Teivainen, Network Institute for Global Democratization (Facilitator)
23. Militarism and Globalization: Marcela Escribano, Alternatives, Canada (Facilitator)
24. Human Rights: Conference Synthesis on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights - Maria Luisa Mendonca, Social Network for Justice and Human Rights (Facilitator)
25. Sovereignty: Sovereignty, Nation, Empire - Daniel Bensaid, University of Paris (st-Denis)
26. Democracy: Participatory Democracy - M. P. Parameswaran, Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad
27. Values: Values of a New Civilization - Michael Lowy, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, and Frei Betto, theologian and writer: Feminism and the Three Enlightenment Ideals: Celia Amoros, La Universitad Complutense, Madrid

PART V: Epilogue: Social Movements' Manifesto - Resistance to Neoliberalism, War and Militarism; For Peace and Social Justice
Appendices
1. World Social Forum Charter of Principles
2. World Social Forum 2003: Contacts

Notes
Bibliography
Index

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