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Title Views from the South : the effects of globalization and the WTO on Third World countries / edited by Sarah Anderson ; foreword by Jerry Mander ; afterword by Anuradha Mittal
Published [Oakland, Calif.] : Food First Books ; Chicago : Distributed by LPC Group, [2000]
©2000
Table of Contents
 Foreword: The Resistance to Southern Perspectives / Jerry Mander1
 How the South is Getting a Raw Deal at the Who / Martin Khor7
  The WTO as an Instrument to Govern the South 
   Inherent Biases in the WTO System: lack of Transparency and Participation 
   Inequities between North and South in the WTO Agreements 
   A.Third World Scholars Critique the Uruguay Round 
   B.The Uruguay Round's Combination of Liberalization and Protection for Corporate Interests 
  Difficulties for Developing Countries Generated by the WTO 
  Agreements and Third Problems of Implementation 
  The Need to Review and Repair the WTO Agreements 
  Pressure for New Issues 
   A.Dangers of the Proliferation of "Trade Related Issues" 
   B.The Proposed New Issues and Dangers to the South 
  The Dangers of Four New Issues 
   A.Investment 
   B.Competition 
   C.Government Procurement 
   D.Industrial Tariffs 
  Other Issues at the Door: Environment and Labor 
   A.Social and Environmental Issues Seeking an Entrance 
   B.Trade and the Environment 
   C.Trade and Labor Standards 
  Conclusion 
 Building an Iron Cage: Bretton Woods Institutions, the WTO, and the South / Walden Bello 
  The 1950s through the 1970s: Emergence of the Southern Agenda 
   A.The Bretton Woods Institutions Focus on the South 
   B.The Southern Challenge in the 1970s 
   C.Right-Wing Reaction and the Demonization of the South 
   D.Targeting the UN System 
  The 1980s and Early 1990s: Resubordination of the South 
   A.Structural Adjustment 
   B.Bringing the NICs to Heel 
   C.Dismantling the UN Development System 
  The World Trade Organization: Sealing the Defeat of the South 
   A.The WTO and Industrialization in the South 
   B.TRIPs and Agriculture 
   C.The Agreement on Agriculture 
   D.Oligarchic Decision Making 
  Strategy for Change 
 War Against nature and the People of the South / Dr. Vandana Shiva91
  Globalization of India's Agriculture 
   A.Shift to Export Crops 
     Cotton: Seeds of Suicide 
     Shrimp Factories 
     Other Export Crops: Costs Exceed Earnings 
   B.Imports: Diversity Destroyed 
   C.Corporate Control of Processing and Packaging 
  The Driving Forces behind Globalization of Agriculture 
   A.The Agribusiness Giants 
   B.The WTO Agreement on Agriculture 
     Domestic Support 
     Market Access 
     Export Competition 
     Upcoming Review of the AOA 
     Need for a New Paradigm 
   C.TRIPs and Biopiracy 
     History of Intellectual Property Rights 
     Introduction of TRIPs 
     Upcoming Review of TRIPs 
     Citizens' Movements 
 Implications for Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries / Dot Keet126
  Dashed Expectations in Developing Countries 
  Abuses of the Multilateral Rules-based System by Developed Countries 
  Marginalization for Least Developed Countries 
  Future Implications for Developing Countries 
  New Pressures from Developed Countries 
  Millennial Challenges 
   A.Special and Differential Terms 
   B.Implementation of Obligations and Interrogations 
   C.Impact Assessment and Possible Modifications 
   D.Possible Preemptive Positions by Developing Countries 
  Further and More Fundamental Aims 
 Two cases of Corporate Rule155
 1.The Case of Chile: Dictatorship and Neoliberalism / Sara Larrain 
 2.The Case of Nigeria: Corporate Oil and Tribal Blood / Oronto Douglas 
 Afterword / Anuradha Mittal164

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Description v, 194 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Foreword: The Resistance to Southern Perspectives / Jerry Mander -- How the South is Getting a Raw Deal at the WTO / Marlin Khor. The WTO as an Instrument to Govern the South. Difficulties for Developing Countries Generated by the WTO. Agreements and Their Problems of Implementation. The Need to Review and Repair the WTO Agreements. Pressure for New Issues. The Dangers of Four New Issues. Other Issues at the Door: Environment and Labor -- Building an Iron Cage: Bretton Woods Institutions, the WTO, and the South / Walden Bello. The 1950s through the 1970s: Emergence of the Southern Agenda. The 1980s and Early 1990s: Resubordination of the South. The World Trade Organization: Sealing the Defeat of the South. Strategy for Change -- War Against Nature and the People of the South / Vandana Shiva. Globalization of India's Agriculture. The Driving Forces behind Globalization of Agriculture -- Implications for Developing Countries and Least Developed Countries / Dot Keet. Dashed Expectations in Developing Countries. Abuses of the Multilateral Rules-based System by Developed Countries. Marginalization for Least Developed Countries. Future Implications for Developing Countries. New Pressures from Developed Countries. Millennial Challenges. Further and More Fundamental Aims -- Two Cases of Corporate Rule. The Case of Chile: Dictatorship and Neoliberalism / Sara Larrain. The Case of Nigeria: Corporate Oil and Tribal Blood / Oronto Douglas -- Afterword / Anuradha Mittal
Notes "Co-published by ... International Forum on Globalization."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject World Trade Organization -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Environmental aspects -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
International finance.
International trade.
Developing countries -- Foreign economic relations.
Author Anderson, Sarah (Sarah Denny)
International Forum on Globalization.
LC no. 00058708
ISBN 093502882X