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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2002)

Document title

From Seattle (and Ubon) to Bangkok : the scales of resistance to corporate globalization

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

GLASSMAN J. ;

Abstract

Building on the anticorporate globalization momentum generated during the battle in Seattle and the demonstrations during the February 2000 United Nations Commission on Trade and Development meetings in Bangkok, local antidam activists from Ubon Ratchathani province in Thailand scaled up their activities during 2000, utilizing various international connections to improve their visibility and strengthen their prospects for success. They have had to use both local and international resources to try to combat the policies of the nation-state. The case of antidam activism in Ubon Ratchathani illustrates some of the nuances of globalization from below, as well as the continuing power and relevance of the nation-state as a site of struggle

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Environment and planning. D. Society & space / ISSN 0263-7758

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1983)

Millesime : 2002, vol. 20, no5 [pp. 513-533]

Bibliographic references : 74 ref.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

Localisation

Laboratoire INTERGEO - Paris

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