There is an Alternative

Subsistence and Worldwide Resistance to Corporate Globalization

Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nicholas Faraclas, and Claudia von Werlhof

There is an Alternative

Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nicholas Faraclas, and Claudia von Werlhof

Distributed for Zed Books

256 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $38.95 ISBN: 9781842770061 Published October 2001 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction - Veronika Bennholdt-Thomsen, Nick Faraclas and Claudia von Werlhof

Part 1: On the Theory of Subsistence
1. Woman, Nature and the International Division of Labour: Maria Mies interviewed by Ariel Salleh
2. Losing Faith in Progress: Capitalist Patriarchy as an 'Alchemical System' - Claudia von Werlhof
3. Sustainable Development: Rescue Operation for a Dying Illusion - Saral Sarkar

Part 2: On Resistance to Globalization I: Fighting the New Colonialism
4. Globalization and Poverty - Vandana Shiva
5. Melanesia, the Banks and the BINGOs: Alternatives are Everywhere (Except in the Consultantïs Briefcases) - Nick Faraclas
6. The Clash of Knowlegde Systems: Local Diversity in the Wild versus Global Homogeneity in the Marketplace - Susan Hawthorne
7. Globalised Bodies in the 21st century: The final patriarchal takeover? - Renate Klein
8. 'Women Never Surrendered': The Mau Mau and Globalization From Below in Kenya 1980-2000 - Terisa E. Turner and Leigh S. Brownhill
9. War, Globalization and Reproduction - Silvia Federici
10. Seattle: A Convergence of Globalization & Militarization - Theresa Wolfwood:

Part 3: On Resistance to Globalization II: Subsistence in Practice
11. Mexico: Creating your own Path at the Grassroots - Gustavo Esteva
12. Resisting 'Technology' and Defending Subsistence in Bangladesh: Nayakrishi Andolon and the Movement for Happy Life - Farida Akhter
13. Local Lifeline: Rejecting Globalization - Embracing Localization - Helena Norberg-Hodge
14. Women in the International Gardens: How Subsistence Production Leads to New Forms of Intercultural Communication - Christa Muller
15. The Practice of Subsistence: Collective Environmental Action and Community Organic Farming - Elisabeth Meyer-Renschhausen
16. What Keeps our Cities Really Alive, Money or Subsistence? - Veronika Bennholdt Thomsen:
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