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作者 Esteva, Gustavo
書名 Grassroots Postmodernism : Remaking the Soil of Cultures
出版項 London : Zed Books, 2014
國際標準書號 9781783601837 (electronic bk.)
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版本 2nd ed
說明 1 online resource (250 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
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系列 Critique Influence Change
Critique Influence Change
附註 Front Cover -- critique influence change -- About the Authors -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface to the critique influence change edition: Pathways to Commoning -- Commoning: marginalizing the marginalizers -- Ya basta! Enough! -- No epilogue -- Democracy is dead. Long live democracy -- A new, very old, social subject -- Every day, everywhere -- 1 Grassroots Post-modernism: Beyond the Individual Self, Human Rights and Development -- Grassroots post-modernism: An oxymoron? -- Peoples beyond modernity: sagas of resistance and liberation -- David and Goliath -- Interlocutor and audience -- Beyond the three sacred cows -- Who are "the people"? -- Content and structure of this book -- Notes -- 2 From Global to Local: Beyond Neoliberalism to the International of Hope -- Global thinking is impossible -- The wisdom of thinking small -- Downsizing to human scale -- Escaping parochialism -- Clothing the emperor -- The power of thinking and acting locally -- Non-provincial localism: forging human solidarities -- Settling in a pluriverse -- Beyond the nation-state -- Beyond the global neoliberalism: the international of hope -- Notes -- 3 Beyond the Individual Self: Regenerating Ourselves -- Dis-membering -- Re-membering -- Remaking the soil of cultures -- Communal memory: remembering to escape dis-membering -- Who am I? From calling card to knots in nets -- Return and re-membership: regenerating soil cultures -- From tolerance to hospitality -- Beyond waste: composting, remaking communal soil -- Hospitality abused: demarcating post-modern limits -- Notes -- 4 Human Rights: The Trojan Horse of Recolonization? -- Human rights universalized: liberation or abuse? -- Gandhi: liberation without modern states or human rights -- From Beijing: global platforms and universal rights -- Moral progress or aberrations? -- Celebrating the pluriverse
Torture and violence: the bottom line -- The kitsch of human rights: the last moral resort for recolonization? -- The current threat -- Beyond the violence of human rights -- Towards new intercultural dialogues -- Notes -- 5 People's Power: Radical Democracy for the Autonomy of their Commons -- Democracy today: subversive or dead? -- The rise and fall of democracy -- Radical democracy -- Like the shade of a tree -- Notes -- 6 Epilogue: The Grassroots Post-modern Epic -- No new truths, reopening our horizons -- Regenerating public virtues -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back cover
In this classic text Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Prakash examine the post-modern epic unfolding at the grassroots and the mass movement away from the monoculture of a single global society
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Esteva, Gustavo Grassroots Postmodernism : Remaking the Soil of Cultures London : Zed Books,c2014 9781783601820
主題 Civilization, Modern -- 1950-;Culture conflict.;Economic development -- Social aspects.;International cooperation -- Social aspects.;Developing countries -- Civilization -- Western influences
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Alt Author Prakash, Madhu Suri
Shiva, Vandana
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