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Title 22 ideas to fix the world : conversations with the world's foremost thinkers / edited by Piotr Dutkiewicz and Richard Sakwa.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2013]


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 466 pages)
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Note "A joint publication of the Social Science Research Council and New York University Press."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Social problems.
Social change.
Civilization, Modern -- 21st century.
Contents Rethink the nature of humanity -- Transform how the global economy works -- Recognize everyone is responsible for the environment -- Understand the global balance of power -- Question the role of democracy -- Respond to the economic crisis -- Make development possible.
Summary The aftershocks of the 2008 financial crisis still reverberate throughout the globe. Markets are down, unemployment is up, and nations from Greece to Ireland find their very infrastructure on the brink of collapse. There is also a crisis in the management of global affairs, with the institutions of global governance challenged as never before, accompanied by conflicts ranging from Syria, to Iran, to Mali. Domestically, the bases for democratic legitimacy, social sustainability, and environmental adaptability are also changing. In this unique volume from the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civi.
Other Author Dutkiewicz, Piotr, editor.
Sakwa, Richard, editor.
Other Title Print version: 22 ideas to fix the world. New York : New York University Press, [2014] 9781479860982
Other Title Twenty two ideas to fix the world