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Globalization and the MAI

Bibliography and Internet Resources

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BIBLIOGRAPHY: [compiled by Janet Eaton]

  1. "The Globalization of Poverty" by Prof. Michael Chossudovsky. 1997. Impacts of IMF and World Bank Reforms. Third World Network. ISBN:983-9794-23-1, 280 pages, US $15.00. (Reviewed on Martin Kohr's Third World Network Website)
  2. "When Corporations Rule the World" by David Korton. A co-publication of Kumarian Press, Inc. West Hartford, Connecticut, and Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc., San Francisco. 374 pp. ISBN 1-887208-01-1. CAN$28.95. See David Korton's People Centred Development Forum Website
  3. "MAI: The Threat to Canadian Sovereignty" by Clarke Tony and Maude Barlow. 1997. Canada: Stoddard.
  4. "DISMANTLING DEMOCRACY: The Multilateral Agreement on Investment and its Impact." Edited by Andrew Jackson and Matthew Sanger. 1998. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Publication. 346 pages / $19.95 CDN. ISBN: 1-55028-614-5
  5. "Globalization and the Decline of Social Reform" by Gary Teeple. Copyright 1995. Garamond Press. A short lucid cutting analysis of globalization and it's devastating effects.
  6. "What is In a Rim: Critical Perspectives on the Pacific Region Idea." Edited by Arif Dirlik. Copyright 1993. Westview Press Inc. A collection of critical essays on the "Pacific Rim".
  7. "The Case Against the Global Economy and For a Turn Toward The Local." Edited by Jerry Mander and Edward Goldsmith. Copyright 1996. Sierra Club Books ISBN: 0871568659. An excellent compilation of 42 essays by Ralph Nader, Vandanna Shiva, William Greider, Maude Barlow and others.
  8. "One World, Ready or Not: The Manic Logic of Global Capitalism" by William Greider. Copyright 1997. Simon and Schuster. A fascinating tour of various corporations and countries. Gets underneath the globalization hype down to the nuts and bolts of their operations to help show what globalization is really about.
  9. "The Corporate Planet : Ecology and Politics in the Age of Globalization" by Joseph Karliner. 1997 Sierra Club Books.
  10. "The Cult of Impotence: Selling The Myth of Powerlessness In The Global Economy" by Linda McQuaig. 1998. Canada: Penguin Group. ISBN 0-670-87278-4.
  11. "The Case Against Free Trade : Gatt, Nafta and the Globalization of Corporate Power." Ralph Nader (Editor). 1993. An Earth Island Press Book.
  12. "The Global Trap: Globalization and the Assault on Prosperity and Democracy. Hans-Peter Martin, et al. 1997. This book explores the spread of globalization and the likely consequences for jobs and democracy and forsees a technological future in which only one fifth of the world's current work force will be needed. (Chapter One: The 20:80 Society is on-line here.)
  13. "Copyrighting Culture: the Political Economy of Intellectual Property". By Ronald V. Bettig. Copyright 1996. Westview Press. An analysis of the development of intellectual property rights (IPRs), their implementation and implications.
  14. "The Evil Empire: Globalization's Darker Side," by Pul Hellyer. Copyright 1997. ISBN 0-9694394-5-8 Chimo Media Limited 99 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 302, Toronto, ON M6K 3J8 Canada (403) 535-7611
  15. "Global Public Policy: Governing without Government?" by Wolfgang H. Reinicke. Published May 1998; 307 pages Cloth, 0-8157-7390-0, $42.95; Paper, 0-8157-7389-7, $18.95. Brookings Bookstore: 202/797-6528 or 1-800/275-1447
  16. "Sex in the Snow: Canadian Values at the End of the Millennium." By Adams, Michael. 1996. Toronto: Viking Penguin (See Penguin Canada's website)
  17. "Exploring Canadian Values - Synthesis Report" By Suzanne Peters. 1995. Ottawa: Canadian Policy Research Networks.
  18. "The Decline of Deference: Canadian Value Change in Cross-National Perspective." By Neil Nevitte. 1996. Broadview Press.
  19. "At the cutting edge. The crisis in Canada's forests" by Elizabeth May. Key Porter Books, Toronto. 294 pp. ISBN 1-55013-832-4. Paperback. CAN$24.95. Documents the extent to which transnational and domestic forest corporations, often in collaboration with governments, have brought Canada to a state of wood shortage.
  20. REFERENCE WORKS and SIGNIFICANT PAPERS on Sustainability and Globalization, many on-line or linked, at NCFS

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