Globalizing Social Justice: The Role of Non-Government Organizations in Bringing about Social Change by Jeffrey Atkinson

Globalizing Social Justice: The Role of Non-Government Organizations in Bringing about Social Change

byJeffrey Atkinson, Martin Scurrah

Hardcover | September 30, 2009

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A study of the international NGO advocacy for social and environmental justice, this book looks at the fundamental issues of legitimacy, accountability and democracy that such activities involve and how they are manifested. It presents case studies on trade issues, labour rights, extractive industries and indigenous people in Asia and South America.

About The Author

JEFF ATKINSON is Advocacy Coordinator with Oxfam Australia. He is the author of several books and numerous papers on topics related to economic and social development.   MARTIN SCURRAH is a researcher in Peru. He has worked in NGOs in Peru and as South America Regional Director for Oxfam America. He has published on land reform, rural...

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Title:Globalizing Social Justice: The Role of Non-Government Organizations in Bringing about Social ChangeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.04 inPublished:September 30, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230221130

ISBN - 13:9780230221130

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Table of Contents

Foreword *  Preface * Acknowledgements * Explanation of Terms Used * Glossary * Types and Tactics * Challenges and Questions *  Oxfam and its Global Campaign On Trade * Case Study - Garment Workers in Sri Lanka * Case Study - Trade and Agriculture in India * Oxfams Global Extractive Industries Campaigning * Case Study Natural Gas Project in Peru * Case Study Jobs and Health in Peru * Legitimacy, Accountability and Voice * Conclusions *  Notes *  Bibliography * 
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