Challenging Global Finance: Civil Society and Transnational Networks

Challenging Global Finance: Civil Society and Transnational Networks

by Elizabeth Friesen

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Overview

Friesendemonstrates how transnational CSOs andNGOs can influence the context in which international political decisions are made.She shows how, by reframing the issues, the transnational campaign for the cancellation of third world debt altered the dominant discourse, shifted the agendaand thereby shaped political outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349345816
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2012
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ELIZABETH FRIESEN Lecturer in Political Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Her research explores the role of social and normative forces in supporting, as well as contesting, the rules and practices which govern international economic relations.

Table of Contents

Introduction Power and Resistance Transnational Civil Society and the Campaign for the Cancellation of Third World Debt The World Economic Forum and the Campaign for the Cancellation of Third World Debt Conclusion

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