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Globalization and its alternatives: antiglobalism, alterglobalism and the idea of sustainable development

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  • Leszek Gawor

    (Institute of Philosophy, Rzeszow University, Poland)

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    Three alternative strategies concerning the development of humanity are discussed. These concepts were created in opposition to the globalization processes that are exerting a major influence on the modern world's free market economy. Antiglobalism is presented as a determined criticism of globalization, while alterglobalism indicates the importance of social sensibility towards globalization processes, and sustainable development reveals that a profound reconstruction of present economic and political structures is needed. However, all of these trends share a common purpose in the prosperity of mankind. Copyright © 2007 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd and ERP Environment.

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    Article provided by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. in its journal Sustainable Development.

    Volume (Year): 16 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 126-134

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    Handle: RePEc:wly:sustdv:v:16:y:2008:i:2:p:126-134

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