Views from the South : the effects of globalization and the WTO on Third World countries / edited by Sarah Anderson ; foreword by Jerry Mander ; afterword by Anuradha Mittal

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Subjects: Globalization--Economic aspects--Developing countries
Globalization--Social aspects--Developing countries
Globalization--Environmental aspects--Developing countries
International trade
International finance
Developing countries--Foreign economic relations
World Trade Organization--Developing countries
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Oakland, Calif.] : Co-published by Food First Books and the International Forum on Globalization ; Chicago : Distributed by LPC Group, c2000
LC Classification: H, HF
Physical Description: v, 194 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword: The Resistance to Southern Perspectives / Jerry Mander 1
How the South is Getting a Raw Deal at the WTO / Marlin Khor 7
The WTO as an Instrument to Govern the South
Difficulties for Developing Countries Generated by the WTO
Agreements and Their Problems of Implementation
The Need to Review and Repair the WTO Agreements
Pressure for New Issues
The Dangers of Four New Issues
Other Issues at the Door: Environment and Labor
Building an Iron Cage: Bretton Woods Institutions, the WTO, and the South / Walden Bello 54
The 1950s through the 1970s: Emergence of the Southern Agenda
The 1980s and Early 1990s: Resubordination of the South
The World Trade Organization: Sealing the Defeat of the South
Strategy for Change
War Against Nature and the People of the South / Vandana Shiva 91
Globalization of India's Agriculture
The Driving Forces behind Globalization of Agriculture
Implications for Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries / Dot Keet 126
Dashed Expectations in Developing Countries
Abuses of the Multilateral Rules-based System by Developed Countries
Marginalization for Least Developed Countries
Future Implications for Developing Countries
New Pressures from Developed Countries
Millennial Challenges
Further and More Fundamental Aims
Two Cases of Corporate Rule 155
The Case of Chile: Dictatorship and Neoliberalism / Sara Larrain
The Case of Nigeria: Corporate Oil and Tribal Blood / Oronto Douglas
Afterword / Anuradha Mittal 164
Additional Authors: Anderson, Sarah (Sarah Denny)
Notes: LCCN: 00058708
ISBN: 093502882X
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 44550626
ISBN/ISSN: 093502882X