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Complete Index PDF. Add To Cart. Note: All books and curricula that are starred are available from the Teaching for Change catalog, www. Against Empire Michael Parenti. San Francisco: City Lights Books, Critical essays on U. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, An impressive collection of essays on all aspects of globalization from some of the most distinguished activists and scholars around.
Toronto: James Lorimer and Co. A valuable overview of the effects of the World Trade Organization and the regime of free trade. A collection of short critical essays on globalization and resistance. Democratizing the Global Economy Kevin Danaher, ed. Short articles describe popular challenges to the policies of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. Many of these could be used with students. A short but moving book about the plight of the poor in a time of market domination.
Clear and brief chapters could be used with students. New York: The New Press, Illustrated with charts, graphs, and political cartoons, this accessible and engaging guide reveals the harmful effects of corporate-driven globalization. It explainscurrent trends in the global economy, the driving forces behind globalization, and the organizations and individuals working to reverse these destructive forces.
A short but important book that offers a devastating overview of the negative impact of the debt crisis and "structural adjustment programs.
A collection of provocative ethnographies which look at the interaction between local struggles and global forces. Provides a helpful wider framework to consider the "race to the bottom," but also focuses on grassroots responses worldwide. Good source of examples and quotes to share with students.
A useful book to reflect on organizing choices to confront globalization from above. Globalize This!
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A valuable collection of short readings that capture the breadth of the anti-globalization movement that coalesced in Seattle in late Debi Barker and Jerry Mander. San Francisco: International Forum on Globalization, The best short introduction to the rationale behind and the workings of the World Trade Organization.
The authors provide several case studies to highlight their points. New York: Picador, A lively and wide-ranging book that takes a critical look at corporate marketing and production strategies. Klein also documents the contradictions of many of these corporate policies and how they contribute to the growth of opposition movements. New York: HarperCollins, The best single-volume U.
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Lays the groundwork for understanding the role of the United States in world affairs. Boston: United For a Fair Economy, Very readable handbook with many charts and graphs showing the increasing wealth divide in the United States. New York: Henry Holt, A funny, brilliant, wide-ranging look at the latest incarnation of globalization. Much of this book could be excerpted for classroom use. Defenders of corporate globalization are fond of criticizing opponents as ex-hippies and "paid union activists," and claim that people in the Third World are hungry for more not less globalization.
Here is a book that presents essays by such prominent Third World scholar-activists as Vandana Shiva, Walden Bello, Martin Khor and Oronto Douglas that reveal the concrete effects of capitalist globalization. New York: New Press, A readable description of how current U. Great graphics, classroom-friendly.
Capitalism and Slavery Eric Williams. University of North Carolina Press, A look at the relationship between the rise of capitalism and the transatlantic slave trade. The Colonizer and the Colonized Albert Memmi. Boston: Beacon, A classic critical treatise on colonialism.
New York: Monthly Review, Parts could be used with students. Adetailed and well-documented analysis of the impact of European colonialism on Africa. New York: Mariner Books, An in-depth look at the history of colonialism and resistance in central Africa. A fine account of struggles throughout the world, from the homeless of New York City's Tompkin Square to the agricultural workers on Chiquita banana plantations in Honduras.
Several uplifting stories worth sharing with students. Excellent bibliography. New York: Monthly Review Press, The classic indictment of imperialism in the Americas. School of Assassins Jack Nelson-Pallmeyer. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, Presents the case for closing the School of the Americas, which trains military officers from countries of Latin America, some of whom have been implicated in torture and suppression of people's movements in their country.
New York: Viking, An examination of the "discovery," resistance, and rebirth of five major Native nations: Aztec, Maya, Inca, Cherokee, and Iroquois. Pete Sanders and Steve Meyers. Copper Beach Books, A children's book from England that directly addresses racism with clear definitions and realistic comic strips. Upsalla, Sweden: Global Publications Foundation, A collection of articles and documents about Nike. Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee, A bit dated, but offers still-useful short examples about the effects of globe-trotting factories and the variety of ways people resist.
A collection of articles and resources describing the heroic story of how maquiladora workers have organized. New York: Verso, A creative collection of photos, writings, and statistics on the status of garment workers in the United States and abroad. Recounts how popular activism has played a crucial role in raising awareness about sweatshop abuses around the world. Runaway America: U. Provides an overview of the history and economics of the phenomenon of corporations moving operations outside of the U. Also provides case studies of how activists, workers, and community leaders have fought against runaway shops.
Loads of information on one of the most important clothing items for kids. A richly detailed book describing the strategies of sweatshop workers to challenge oppressive conditions.
Many of these stories could be used with students or drawn upon to create engaging lessons. New York: Harcourt Brace, A readable documentation of the U. A fine history of child labor in the United States and how the problem persists today. NW, Washington, DC iadaft aol. Includes a number of articles that could be useful with students, e. A one-volume encyclopedia on child labor organized alphabetically.
Good library resource. Child Labor in America Juliet Mofford, ed. A short collection of first person and primary source material on child labor. Exploitation of Children Judith Ennew. An internationalist perspective that describes both the conditions and types of child exploitation along with efforts by people organizing against it. New York: Henry Holt and Company, An excellent biography that sets the short life of Iqbal Masih in the context of the historic struggle against child labor.
New York: Clarion Books, An impressive collection of Hine's photos and an accessible description of his life work. Students will be amazed by his photographs. Toronto: Groundwood Books, A beautifully done book with impressive photos that clearly lays out the story of child labor in the world and how people are fighting against it. Brookfield, CN: Millbrook Press, A story book with quality photos that tells of the historic march against child labor in Child refugees from Sudan, Somalia, and Ethiopia tell their stories in words and paintings.
Striking black and white photos of children working throughout the world. Accompanying text includes many primary sources with children describing their working conditions, struggles and dreams. Beth Atkin. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co. Interviews and photographs that describe the reality of child labor in American fields. Minneapolis, MN: Learner Publications, Quality photos and inspirational quotes from Mother Jones. New York: W. Photographs by the world's leading photojournalists show diverse children at play, school, work, and rest. This book focuses especially on Monsanto to evaluate the corporate claims for the benefits of genetically engineered food.
Tells the story of Ladakh in northern India to highlight the way in which development is destroying ecologically viable indigenous cultures. See also the video Ancient Futures, an important classroom resource.
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A passionate but scholarly denunciation of the West's plunder of Third World biodiversity. New York: Harper Perennial, An important overview of the social and ecological dynamics of rainforest destruction and resistance. Helpful appendices - interviews, manifestos, truths and myths, etc. New York: Penguin, A history book that pays especially close attention to the effects of colonialism and neo-colonialism on the earth and the indigenous people who depend on it.
Mander is director of the International Forum on Globalization. In this book, he offers a powerful critique of cultures based on modern technologies, and argues that these technologies are not politically neutral. Mander explores the negative consequences when these imperialistic cultures collide with indigenous cultures. Toronto: New Internationalist, A short, readable summary of the causes and consequences of global warming, focusing on human health, farming, and wildlife.
Power Politics Arundhati Roy. Arundhati Roy writes passionately about a range of issues in this book of essays, but especially about the politics of dams in India - which Roy sees as metaphor for the consequences of "development" worldwide. Redesigning Life? New York: Zed, Perhaps the best critical overview to the genetic engineering debates, featuring the most prominent scholar- activists.
Gedicks chronicles transnational indigenous movements that oppose mining and oil company exploitation. These are some of the most important struggles on the planet. New York: Vintage Books, A fast-paced account of the invasion of the Oriente rainforest in eastern Ecuador by U. Much of it is suitable for high school use. Save My Rainforest Monica Zak.
Available also in Spanish and Swedish. True story of a young boy who leads a mass march to save the rainforest of his country. Details the impact of the increasing corporate control over the world's food supply. An important and devastating critique. This book marches through the most widely held myths about why people are hungry around the world, and punctures them one by one.
The authors argue that overpopulation, lack of technology, or failure to apply modern farming techniques, are not to blame for hunger. The issue is how land is owned and controlled - too much marketplace, not enough democracy. The New Internationalist, A valuable reference book for student research. It includes over entries on key terms and concepts for understanding global issues. A compilation of teaching and staff development activities that emphasize anti-racist, social justice approaches. Washington, D. Stories, interviews, songs, drama, and oral histories, accompanied by lesson plans for secondary language arts and social studies.
Minneapolis: Resource Center of the Americas, A three-lesson unit for grades on the million children throughout the world who spend most of their day on the job. Accurate descriptions of colonialism in an easy to read, comic book format. Through dialogue and cartoons, each booklet traces the development of colonialism and its legacy.
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Teaching ideas are included in each volume. New York: World Hunger Year, Engaging, interactive and challenging lessons for middle school, high school and adult education on the roots of, and solutions to domestic and global hunger. Examines colonialism, the media, famine vs. Alameda, CA: Hunter House, A curriculum for teaching human rights to children ages 3 to A collection of background articles and lesson activities for teaching kindergarten through high school students about human rights.
Don't be discouraged by the labored rationale for human rights education; many of the activities and resources are excellent.