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Author Esteva, Gustavo.
Title Grassroots Post-modernism : Remaking the Soil of Cultures.
Imprint London : Zed Books, 2014.
Edition Second edition.

Series Critique influence change
Critique, influence, change.
Subject Postmodernism -- Social aspects.
Economic development -- Social aspects.
International cooperation -- Social aspects.
Culture conflict.
Marginality, Social.
Civilization, Modern -- 1950-
Developing countries -- Civilization -- Western influences.
Alt Name Prakash, Madhu Suri, 1951-
Shiva, Vandana.
Description 1 online resource (250 pages).
Edition Second edition.
Contents 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 cowsWho 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 culturesCommunal 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 lineThe 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.
Summary 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.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781783601837 (electronic bk.)
1783601833 (electronic bk.)
9781783601844 (electronic bk.)
1783601841 (electronic bk.)
9781783601851 (electronic bk.)
178360185X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 886112227
Additional Format Erscheint auch als: Druck-Ausgabe Esteva, Gustavo. Grassroots post-modernism . Remaking the soil of cultures