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Globalizing Civic Engagement: Civil Society and Transnational Action / Edition 1

Globalizing Civic Engagement: Civil Society and Transnational Action / Edition 1

by John Clark
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ISBN-13: 2901853839893
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2003
Edition description: 1
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

John D. Clark has worked with development NGOs, the World Bank, universities, and as and adviser to governments on development and civil society issues. His career has focused on poverty reduction and bridging the gap between grassroots organizations and official agencies. He is currently Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Civil Society, London School of Economics, and has served on a Task Force advising UK Prime Minister Tony Blair on Africa.From 1992 to 2000 he worked for the World Bank as manager of the NGO and Civil Society Unit and then as Lead Social Development Specialist for East Asia. Before that he worked in NGOs for 18 years, mostly with Oxfam UK where he led campaigns operations and managed Oxfam's advocacy with official agencies and Northern governments on aid, debt and trade issues.

Table of Contents

CASE STUDIES: The Global Trade Union Networks; The International Consumers Movement; The 'Anti-globalization' Protest Movement and the Web-based Activist Groups ('Dot-Causes') that Promote It; The World Social Forum ; Jubilee 2000; The Tobin Tax Movement; The Recent North-South Campaign to Remove Patent Barriers on HIV/AIDS Drugs for Poor Countries
CONTENTS: Organizing Global Change; Consumers of the World Unite ; Labour Pains: Renewal Challenges for Unions; Access to AIDS Drugs; The Jubilee Debt Campaign; The Age of Protest; The World Social Forum; ATTAC: The Best Form of Defence ? Conclusions; Bibliography

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