Globalizing Civil Society

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Globalizing Civil Society

By David C. Korten

Seven Stories Press, Paperback, 9781888363593, 78pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 1998


Prompted by the 1998 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements, Korten's book indicts the world's governments for failing to address growing hunger, housing shortages, unemployment, poverty, human rights abuses, and environmental degradation. He examines the causes of this global crisis and offers fresh solutions reflecting sustainability, community, and equity--the only principles that can assure a healthy future for the world's people.

About the Author
David C. Korten worked for more than thirty-five years in preeminent business, academic, and international development institutions before he turned away from the establishment to work exclusively with public interest citizen-action groups. Korten earned his MBA and PhD at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He has written numerous books, including Agenda for a New Economy, the international bestseller When Corporations Rule the World, The Great Turning, and The Post-Corporate World.