How Globalisation Affects You and Powerful Ways to Challenge It.
Globalisation is the most important change in the history of humankind, and the latest name for the conspiracy of the rich against the poor. This extraordinary book from outspoken business leader Anita Roddick of brings together some of the most prominent of authorities on globalisation, taking a hard-hitting look at the myths and reality behind this phenomenon which affects us all, and showing us how we can all fight it.
Some of the leading names in the globalisation debate have contributed to the book, including Naomi Klein, Susan George and David Korten, as well as organisations and charities such as Greenpeace and the Rainforest Action Network.
The book deals with a diverse range of issues surrounding globalisation, including human rights, the environment, international trade and finance, health, the food we eat and the clothes we wear.
Ultimately, this book is a call to action, showing how each and every one of us can take on the corporate giants and make a real difference. Globalisation is the most important change in the history of humankind, and the latest name for the conspiracy of the rich against the poor. It is the phenomenon most subject to the efforts of economists and statisticians, and the least understood and measured change in our time.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 09 / 2003
- 129 x 198mm