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The Earth Brokers : Power, Politics and World Development - Pratap Chatterjee

The Earth Brokers

Power, Politics and World Development

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Published: 29th September 1994
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Those of us who have watched the process have said that the Earth Summit has failed ... Multinational corporations, the United States, Japan, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund have got away with what they always wanted ... the Summit has ensured increased domination by those who already have power. Worse still, it has robbed the poor of the little power they had. It has made them victims of a market economy that has thus far threatened our planet ... few negotiators realised how critical their decisions are to our generation. By failing to address such fundamental issues as militarism, the regulation of transnational corporations, the democratisation of international aid agencies and the inequitable terms of trade, my generation has been damned. - Wagaki Mwangi, Kenyan, Youth delegate to the Earth Summit

List of Acronyms and Abbreviations
Introductionp. 1
The Documents
Whose Common Future?p. 13
Southern Elitesp. 30
Rio and Bustp. 39
Non-Governmental Organizations
Telling 'Greens' Apartp. 65
Feeding the Peoples Into the Green Machinep. 79
What Did Environmental NGOs Achieve?p. 92
Business and Industry
Promoting Big Business at Riop. 109
Changing What?p. 121
Finance and Institutions
Can Money Save the World?p. 141
Institutional Outcomesp. 151
Conclusions
What Now?p. 167
Notesp. 174
Bibliographyp. 182
Indexp. 184
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ISBN: 9780415109635
ISBN-10: 0415109639
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 29th September 1994
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1