Global democracy and the World Social Forums

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Published by Paradigm Publishers in Boulder, CO .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • World Social Forum,
  • Social movements -- International cooperation,
  • Anti-globalization movement -- International cooperation,
  • International economic relations,
  • Democracy,
  • Globalization -- Social aspects

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJackie Smith ... [et al.].
SeriesInternational studies intensives
ContributionsSmith, Jackie, 1968-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN18.3 .G543 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17900215M
ISBN 109781594514203, 9781594514210
LC Control Number2007014913

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