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Informationen zum Autor JEFF ATKINSON is Advocacy Coordinator with Oxfam Australia. He is the author of several books and numerous... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor JEFF ATKINSON is Advocacy Coordinator with Oxfam Australia. He is the author of several books and numerous papers on topics related to economic and social development. MARTIN SCURRAH is a researcher in Peru. He has worked in NGOs in Peru and as South America Regional Director for Oxfam America. He has published on land reform! rural cooperatives! worker self-management and extractive industries. Klappentext A study of the international NGO advocacy for social and environmental justice! it looks at the fundamental issues of legitimacy! accountability and democracy that such activities involve and how they are manifested. It presents case studies on trade issues! labour rights! extractive industries and indigenous people in Asia and South America. Zusammenfassung A study of the international NGO advocacy for social and environmental justice, it looks at the fundamental issues of legitimacy, accountability and democracy that such activities involve and how they are manifested. It presents case studies on trade issues, labour rights, extractive industries and indigenous people in Asia and South America. Inhaltsverzeichnis Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Explanation of Terms Used Glossary Types and Tactics Challenges and Questions Oxfam and its Global Campaign On Trade Case Study - Garment Workers in Sri Lanka Case Study - Trade and Agriculture in India Oxfam's Global Extractive Industries Campaigning Case Study - Natural Gas Project in Peru Case Study - Jobs and Health in Peru Legitimacy! Accountability and Voice Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index

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JEFF ATKINSON is Advocacy Coordinator with Oxfam Australia. He is the author of several books and numerous papers on topics related to economic and social development.

MARTIN SCURRAH is a researcher in Peru. He has worked in NGOs in Peru and as South America Regional Director for Oxfam America. He has published on land reform, rural cooperatives, worker self-management and extractive industries.

Klappentext

A study ofthe international NGO advocacy for social and environmental justice, it looks at the fundamental issues of legitimacy, accountability and democracy that such activities involve and how they are manifested. It presents case studies on trade issues, labour rights, extractive industries and indigenous people in Asia and South America.



Inhalt
Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Explanation of Terms Used Glossary Types and Tactics Challenges and Questions Oxfam and its Global Campaign On Trade Case Study - Garment Workers in Sri Lanka Case Study - Trade and Agriculture in India Oxfam's Global Extractive Industries Campaigning Case Study Natural Gas Project in Peru Case Study Jobs and Health in Peru Legitimacy, Accountability and Voice Conclusions Notes Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Globalizing Social Justice
Untertitel: The Role of Non-Government Organizations in Bringing about Social Change
Autor:
EAN: 9780230221130
ISBN: 978-0-230-22113-0
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Medien & Kommunikation
Anzahl Seiten: 252
Gewicht: 534g
Größe: H19mm x B245mm x T159mm
Jahr: 2009
Auflage: 2009

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