Globalization Development and Social Justice

Globalization Development and Social Justice

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Are there existing alternatives to corporate globalization? What are the prospects for and commonalities between communities and movements such as Occupy, the World Social Forum and alternative economies? Globalization Development and Social Justice advances the proposition that another globalization is not only possible, but already exists. It demonstrates that there are multiple pathways towards development with social justice and argues that enabling propositional agency, rather than oppositional agency such as resistance, is a more effective alternative to neoliberal globalization. El Khoury develops a theory of infraglobalization that emphasizes creative constitution, not just contestation, of global and local processes. The book features case studies and examples of diverse economic practice and innovative emergent political forms from the Global South and North. These case studies are located in the informal social economy and community development, as well as everyday practices, from prefigurative politics to community cooperatives and participatory planning. This book makes an important contribution to debates about the prospects for, and practices of, a transformative grassroots globalization, and to critical debates about globalization and development strategies. It will be of interest to students and scholars of international relations, globalization, social movement studies, political and economic geography, sociology, anthropology and development studies.K. P. Kannan, a#39;Political economy of labour and development in Keralaa#39;, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 33 (52) ... 32 and 2010 Budget address for example. ... the former are concentrated in low-skill, low status manual labour where the rate of unionization is high, and where the CPI (M) in particular has been very active.

Title:Globalization Development and Social Justice
Author:Ann El Khoury
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-03-27


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