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Confronting Capitalism Book Discussion

Date:
Wednesday, February 25, 2004
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Event Type:
Other
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Location Details:
Modern Times Book Store
888 Valencia Street, San Francisco

Edited by Eddie Yuen, Daniel Burton Rose and George Katsiaficas, Confronting Capitalism is a document of key debates within the anti-Globalization movement in the last few years. Despite the global shrinkage of political freedom in the post 9/11 era, globalization and anti-war movements have continued to evolve and expand, particularly in Europe, Latin America and Africa. In this volume, noted academics and grassroots organizers discuss a multitude of issues, including history and theory of the globalization movement, international networks and strategic dilemmas. Counter-institutions such as Independent Media Centers, People's Global Action, and World Social Forums are critically discussed. Confronting Capitalism is a revised and updated sequel to The Battle of Seattle: The New Challenge to Capitalist Globalization. Eddie Yuen is a Ph.D. candidate in the Sociology program at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He teaches at Brooklyn College and City University of New York.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Feb 17, 2004 5:19PM
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