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Globalisation and Sustainable Development in Latin America: Perspectives on the New Economic Order

Edited By: Suranjit Kumar Saha and David Parker

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Aug 2002 | #135306 | ISBN: 1840643730
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The core objective of this volume is to illustrate how the forces of globalization impact upon the prospects for sustainable development using Latin America, one of the major emerging regions of the world, as a case study. It seeks to bring together the two hitherto separate paradigms of globalization and sustainable development into one ananlytical framework.Th is, the authors hope, will increase support of the efforts to further sustainable development in developing countries, in the context of globalization.


Theorizing globalization and sustainable development, Suranjit Kumar Saha; privatization and neoliberalism - the European experience and the lessons for Latin America, David Parker; Latin America - a socio-economic profile, Suranjit Kumar Saha; Mercosur at the crossroads - a common market for South America or for the Americas?, Marcos Costa Lima; Latin America regionalism - intergration or globalization?, Raul Bernal-Meza; Chile - the consequences of privatization, Francisco Dominquez; Amazonia and the regional question in the context of globalization, David Ferreira Carvalho; globalization and the prospects for the sustainable development in the Northeast of Brazil, Tania Bacelar de Araujo; crisis and mediation in social and agrarian relations - the case of Acre, Wilson Jose Barp, Ana Rosa Baganha Barp.

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