There is an alternative: subsistence and worldwide resistance to corporate globalization

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Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nicholas Faraclas, Claudia von Werlhof
Zed Books, 2001 - 240페이지
The contributors to this wide-ranging volume explore the defeatist myth that "there is no alternative" to corporate sponsored globalization. Theorists and activists from feminist, environmental, anti-imperialist, and anti-racist struggles from across five continents report on current community-based initiatives, demonstrating how individuals can defy the corporate globalization. The book specifically looks at the theory of subsistence, globalization as colonization, and concrete cases of resistance to globalization in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Americas, Australia, and the Pacific.

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Capitalist Patriarchy as
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Rescue Operation for a Dying
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Globalization and Poverty
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Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen is Director of the Institute of Theory and Practice of Subsistence (ITPS) at the University of Bielefeld, Germany. She is a visiting professor at the University for Soil Culture in Vienna, Austria. She has undertaken research in Mexico and Germany, specifically on Sustainable Regional Economics in East Westphalia. Her publications include work on Women's Studies, Peasant Studies, Social Anthropology and the matriarchal community of Juchitan (Mexico).

Nicholas Faraclas is Senior Lecturer (since 1989) in Linguistics at the University of Papua New Guinea. He has a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. He teaches and does research in the areas of popular education and theoretical, descriptive and applied linguistics. He is involved in community-based literacy activities in Latin America, Africa and the South Pacific, and works with indigenous organizations in Papua New Guinea, the Soloman Islands, Vanuatu, West Papua, Bougainville and Kanaky (New Caledonia).

Claudia von Werlhof is Professor at the Institute of Political Sciences, University of Innsbruck, Austria. When lecturing at the University of Bielefeld she undertook field research in Central America and Venezuela on the international division of labour, women, underdevelopment and agriculture. Theoretical work is concerned with feminist theory of society, patriarchy and technology; social movements; and ecofeminism. She is an activist against MAI (Multilateral Agreement in Investment).

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