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World Social Forum

World Social Forum

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Published by World Social Forum Office in São Paulo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • International economic relations.,
  • Globalization -- Social aspects.,
  • Economic development -- Social aspects.,
  • Sustainable development.,
  • Social justice.

  • About the Edition

    Established in response to the World Economic Forum, the World Social Forum aims to create an alternative to the neoliberalist model. The goal is to take into account social concerns while addressing four broad thematic areas: "the production of wealth and social reproduction, access to wealth and sustainability; empowering civil society and the public realm; and political power and ethics in the new society." Site contains documents pertaining to past and future forums--conference agendas, presentations at workshops and seminars, media response, accomplishments and continuing action items. Also posts a Charter of Principles, information on related international organizations and events, and full-text of papers and reports on related social and economic topics. Site in English. Also in Portuguese, Spanish, and French.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesFórum Social Mundial
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHF1352
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3280822M
    LC Control Number2003557013
    OCLC/WorldCa50479540

      The 4th World Social Science Forum will be dedicated to the theme of “Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures” in Fukuoka, Japan, from 25 to 28 September The Forum is organized by the International Science Council (ISC), under the patronage of UNESCO.


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