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    Tomorrow's market: global trends and their implications for business

    World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 2002
    Aimed at the business community, this report looks at the rising interest in using market solutions to address some of the world's most pressing problems such as population, wealth, nutrition, health, education, consumption, energy, emissions, efficiency, ecosystems, agriculture, freshwater, urbanization, mobility, communications, labor, democracy, accountability and privat
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    Linking poverty reduction and environmental management: policy challenges and opportunities

    Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP, 2002
    Focuses on ways to reduce poverty and sustain growth through sound and equitable environmental management.
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    International Trade and Gender Inequality: A Gender Analysis of the Trade Agreements Between the European Union and Latin America

    Network Women in Development Europe, 2001
    This publication explores how due to women's economic and social inequality to men trade agreements affect men and women differently. For this reason, it argues for the development and institutionalisation of gender equality in trade relations and agreements.
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    The Social Content of Macroeconomic Policies

    2000
    Globalisation has intensified social exclusion and marginalisation of the poor and other groups. Therefore Elson and Cagatay argue that macro-economic polices should not be based on market-based criteria per se, but should be driven by whether they bring societies closer to achieving social justice, including gender justice.
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    Engendering Foreign Direct Investment: Family Structure, Labor Markets and International Capital Mobility

    2000
    The author of this paper develops an economic model based on a female labour- intensive export sector and a male labour-intensive domestic goods sector. This model brings out the interactions of the productive and reproductive economies by showing how gender relations in the household influence foreign direct investment.
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    Gender Focus on the WTO

    Global Publications Foundation, 1999
    There is abundant research on the subject that proves that trade rules and agreements affect women and men differently. This book offers a series of articles presenting some of these findings and testimonies about action to address the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) current gender blindness.
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    Women Working with the NAFTA Food Chain, Women, Food and Globalization

    Second Story Press, 1999
    Efforts to develop sustainable food systems must take into account the role of women in the various stages of production, preparation and consumption of the food we eat. This collection of research makes connections in Canada, the US and Mexico among women who work in fast-food restaurants, supermarkets and agricultural production.
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    Women Resist Globalization: Mobilizing for Livelihoods and Rights

    Zed Books Limited, 2001
    Women in the North and South have struggled to protect the environment and reproductive rights, mobilised against poverty and racism, fought the inequalities imposed by structural adjustment policies (SAPs) and campaigned for human rights.
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    Gender Implications of the "New" Economic Policy: a Conceptual Overview

    1999
    Economic reforms under the 'New Structural Adjustment Programme' in India include the de-regulation of the economy to allow free market forces to operate unhindered. With increasing global economic competition, employment conditions have declined and government spending on social welfare services has decreased.
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    Women and Agribusiness: Working Miracles in the Chilean Fruit Export Sector

    Macmillan Education Ltd, London and Oxford, 1999
    The feminisation of the agriculture and agro-industrial labour force in Chile is the outcome of the worldwide process of globalisation and Chile's shift to a neo-liberal model of development since the mid-1970s. Fresh fruit exported from Chile and many other developing nations has increased dramatically.

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