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From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in Development Studies (Anthropology, Culture and Society)

McCann, Gerard; McCloskey, Stephen

Editore: Pluto Press
ISBN 10: 0745318134 / ISBN 13: 9780745318134
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Titolo: From the Local to the Global: Key Issues in ...

Casa editrice: Pluto Press

Legatura: Hardcover

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Riassunto: 'Think globally, act locally' is a phrase that is often used nowadays to describe the importance of popular activism and an awareness of the issues surrounding globalistion. This book is an accessible and comprehensive introduction to the key concepts in development which are central to understanding the causes of poverty, inequality and injustice in developing countries.With insightful contributions from development experts and activists from the North and the South, this book questions the capacity of governments to regulate markets and harness them to meet social needs. Critically assessing the role of multilateral organisations -- and in particular the trade and debt regulations of the World Trade Organisation and the World Bank -- the contributors examine crucial international topics such as the environment, sustainability, the arms trade, interdependence, human rights, racism and stereotyping, setting them within the broader context of the global economy.

L'autore: Gerard McCann is a Lecturer in European Studies, St Mary's College, Queens University Belfast. He is a founder member of the Ireland-Palestine Cultural Links Project. He is author of Theory and History (Ashgate, 1997) and editor of The Rights Debate (WBEF, 2001). / Stephen McCloskey is the Director of the Belfast Development Education Centre. He is the co-editor of The East Timor Question: The Struggle for Independence from Indonesia (I.B. Tauris, 2000).

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