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Globalizing Civil Society: Reclaiming Our Right to Power

Authors: Korten, David C.
Series: Open Media Series: Open Media Pamphlet
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
BISAC/Subject: POL035010, POL033000, SOC045000
ISBN: 9781609801137, Related ISBNs: 160980113X, 1888363592, 9781609801137, 9781888363593
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 80,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Prompted by the 1998 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Korten's book indicts the world's governments for failing to address growing hunger, housing shortages, unemployment, poverty, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation. He examines the causes of this global crisis and offers fresh solutions reflecting sustainability, community, and equity--the only principles that can assure a healthy future for the world's people.

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