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Rethinking Globalization

This index includes comprehensive entries for chapters 1 through 8. See the lists of resources in Chapter 9 for more information about additional organizations, publications, and educational materials.

"1562: Conquistadores Destroy Native Libraries" 43
activism 22, 203, 229, 325
   against bioengineering 226, 227, 231
      Operation Cremation Monsanto 229
   Campesino Organization of the Southern Sierra 281
   child labor 22, 194, 199, 202, 206, 212
   Confederation of Indigenous Nations of Ecuador 343
   Free The Children 325
   Indigenous Peoples Organizations 235
   International Society for Ecology and Culture 314
   Iqbal Masih 27, 206, 207
   National Alliance of Peoples' Movements 345
   Zapatista National Liberation Army 321
Adbusters Media Foundation 382
advertising 21, 136, 262, 300, 304
   effects of 301, 302
AFL-CIO 382
Africa 11, 18, 20, 38, 64, 81, 284
   "Song of Lawino: A Lament" 50
   "The Coming of the Pink Cheeks" 45
   AIDS/HIV 106
   Belgian Congo 42
   Central Africa 41, 42, 192
   colonialism 41, 45
   debt 81
   Kenya 45
   Middle Passage 40
   slavery 40
agriculture 223, 230, 232
   genetic engineering of 225, 229, 230, 232, 240
   globalization of 223, 225, 233, 246
   patents on 234, 235, 236, 239
Agüeros, Jack 156
AIDS 7, 81, 106
   drugs 106
   South Africa 106
Ainger, Katharine 342
American Friends Service Committee 382
American Samoa 159
Amnesty International USA 382
Anderson, Sarah 82
Aristide, Jean-Bertrand 9
Asian Immigrant Women's Advocates 164
Baca, Jimmy Santiago 149
Bacon, David 146
Bald, Renée 177, 258
Bangladesh 159, 193, 241
Barker, Debi 103
Barry, Deidre 152
Beck, Juliette 105
Benjamin, Medea 170
Benjamin-Gomez, Arlen 170
Bigelow, Bill 75, 95, 108, 128, 140, 258, 268, 287, 300, 308, 329, 346
"Boy with One Shoe, The" 211
Brazil 242
Brecht, Bertolt 2, 129
Bula-at, Leticia 89
Burbach, Roger 105
"Burning Books and Destroying Peoples" 38
Calgene 225, 240
Campaign for Labor Rights 159, 203, 382
campesinos 280
Cargill 225
Caribbean 29, 54
Catholic Worker Movement 382
Cavanagh, John 82
"Cebolleros" 250
Center for Commercial-Free Public Education, The (Unplug) 382
Chapman, Tracy 19
Chief Kabongo 45
child labor 3, 5, 22, 27, 130, 191, 194, 195, 200, 202, 204, 206, 207, 215
   in the United States 202
   Lewis Hine 191, 202, 212, 214
"Child Labor is Cheap - and Deadly" 204
"Child Labor: Pain and Resistance" 200
"Child's View of Exploitation, A" 215
China 159
Clean Clothes Campaign 158, 383
Clifton, Lucille 20
Co-op America 383
Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras 383
Collins, Joesph 242
colonialism 4, 33, 38, 54, 63, 132
   European 33, 45, 54
   resistance to 40
      Boxer Rebellion 42
      Massacre of Wounded Knee 40
   United States 43
"Colonialism Without Colonies" 63
ColorLines Magazine 380
Columbus, Christopher 23
   Rethinking Columbus 6
"Coming of the Pink Cheeks, The" 45
Commerford, Mary Jo 83
CorpWatch 383
Council for Responsible Genetics 233
Council of Canadians, The 286, 383
Cremin, Peadar 206
"Critical Global Math Literacy" 306
critical readings 6
   Before and After Colonialism 56
   Debt: The New Colonialism 76
   Myths of Underdevelopment 123
   Nike Code of Conduct 187
   Parable of the Golden Snail 256
   Stories of Debt and Hope 76
   Ten Arguments Against the World Trade Organization 96
   Ten Benefits of the WTO 96
   The Global Economy: Colonialism Without Colonies 123
   The Kalinga Women Against the Chico Dam Story 77
   The WTO in Action: Case Studies 96
   The WTO: Powerful, Secretive, Bad for the Earth 96
   TV and the Cloning of Culture 317
Cuautémoc, Cuaicaipuro 93
Cultural Survival 383
"Culture, Consumption, and the Environment" 261
dams 89, 284
   Chico Dam 89
   protests against 91
Danaher, Kevin 77, 82, 105
David Suzuki Foundation, The 286, 383
debt 3, 75, 78, 79, 80, 83
   Cancel the Debt 94
   Third World 26, 65, 75
"Debt and Disaster" 75
"Debt: The New Colonialism" 78
"Declaration of the Rights of the Child" 208
"Defeating Despair" 329
Dollars and Sense 380
Dong, Tho 133
"Ecological Footprints" 283
Ecologist, The 380
ecology 90, 261
   flooding 264
   Flores, Rodolfo Montiel 280
   global warming 263, 264, 283
   overconsumption 262, 284
Edmonds Institute, The 383
Egypt 18, 159, 193, 348
   Cairo 18
El Salvador 22, 158
"Emetario Pantaleón - Campesino" 244
Espada, Martín 222
"Everywhere on Earth" 192
Extra! 380
"Facing the Farm Crisis" 245
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting 383
Fifty Years Is Enough 286, 383
"Fight for Child Workers!" 206
"Fitting It All In - Student Clubs as an Option" 216
Fletcher, Bill 155
Focus on the Global South 384
Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy 384
free market 347
Free the Children 384
free trade 3, 14, 15, 95, 346
   advocates 14
Friends of the Earth 286, 384
Fruit of the Loom 170
fundamentalism 347, 349
Galeano, Eduardo 28, 192, 323, 339
   Memory of Fire 193
   Upside Down: A Primer for the Looking-glass world 28, 324, 341
Gandhi, Mahatma 43, 226
General Motors 15
"Genetically Engineered Foods" 232
Global Exchange 105, 170, 203, 286, 384
"Global Sweatshops" 127
"Global Warming" 263
"Globalization Myths" 14
"Globalization: A View from Below" 9
Goldsmith, Teddy 29
Gorelick, Steven 245
Greenpeace International 384
Haiti 3, 10, 11, 12, 13, 158, 193
   Haitian Creole pig 11
   population 12
Hersh, Susan 69
"Hidden Grain in Meat, The" 233
Hine, Lewis 191, 212, 214
Holtzman, David 283
homelessness 20
Honduras 142, 159, 170, 192, 193, 241
Hudak, Katie 87
Hughes, Langston 20, 55, 190
"Human Rights for a New Millennium" 323
"Hunger Myths" 241
In These Times 380
Independent Media Center, The 384
India 30, 65, 193, 224, 285, 308
   Ladakh 195, 196, 197, 308
   Mahatma Gandhi 43
   Monsanto protests 228
   rice 225
indigenous people 92, 292, 308, 343
Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism, The 384
Indonesia 29, 158
INFACT 384
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy 286, 385
Institute for Global Communications (IGC) 385
Institute for Policy Studies 385
Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility 385
Interhemispheric Resource Center 385
International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) 385
International Forum on Globalization 103, 286, 385
International Labor Organization 201, 385
International Labor Rights Fund 385
International Monetary Fund 3, 14, 77, 78, 81, 82, 261, 347
loans 14, 81
International Rivers Network 385
International Society for Ecology and Culture 196, 396
"Is This Book Biased?" 5
Jobs With Justice 386
Jubilee 2000 94
Jubilee USA Network 386
"Just a Cup of Coffee?" 243
"Just Do What? - Facts About Nike" 151
"Just Food?" 223
Justice. Do It NIKE! coalition 130
"Kalinga Women Against the Chico Dam, The" 89
Kane, Joe 268
Kellogg, Polly 115
Kempf, Stephanie 233
"Kids Can be Activists or Bystanders" 325
"Kids for Sale" 191
Kielburger, Craig 27, 203, 325
   Free the Children 27, 203, 325
Kincaid, Jamaica 54
King, Dr. Martin Luther 21, 327
Klein, Naomi 150
Korten, David 117
Labor Notes 380
Ladakh 195, 308, 309
Lappé, Frances Moore 242
Latin America 20, 64
"Legacy of Inequality: Colonial Roots" 33
"Lewis Hine's Photographs" 212
"Lives Behind the Labels, The" 128
Lum, JoAnn 162
"Made in the U.S.A." 164
Majaj, Lisa Suhair 122
Mander, Jerry 103, 292
Maquila Solidarity Network 386
Maquiladora Health & Safety Support Network 386
maquiladoras 142, 146
   Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras 147
   Ford 147
   GM 147
   Honduras 142
   Mexico City 146
Mar, Laureen 169
"Marines Have Landed., The" 118
"Marshalltezuma Plan, The" 93
Masih, Iqbal 22, 206, 207
   death 27, 207
"Masks of Global Exploitation, The" 300
math 22
   Critical Global Math Literacy 306
   disparities of wealth 24
   story problems 22
      Child Labor is Cheap--And Deadly 218
      Sawai's Story 219
      The Hidden Grain in Meat 233
   Sweatshop Math 157
   Sweatshop Multiplication Mini-Project Guide 160
   Ten Chairs of Inequality 25
McDonalds 5, 7, 22, 158
   Happy Meal toys 22
McKibben, Bill 263
Meltzer, Milton 204
"Mexican Peasant-ecologists Fight to Preserve Forests" 280
Mexico 15, 159, 192, 204, 244, 284, 321, 342
   campesinos 280
   cheaper labor 25
   Chiapas 321, 342
   Montiel, Rodolfo 280
   foreign investment 15
   minimum wage 15
   Zapatista uprising 321, 342, 345
Middle East Report 380
Middle East Research and Information Project 348
Monsanto 225, 227, 228, 240
   genetic engineering 225, 226, 228, 240
Monthly Review 380
Montiel, Rodolfo 280
Multinational Monitor 380
"Mystery of the Yellow Bean, The" 236
"Myths of Underdevelopment" 64
NACLA Report on the Americas 381
Nation, The 381
National Coalition of Education Activists 386
National Labor Committee 158, 159, 172, 203, 386
Native Americans 23
"Nature is Not for Sale" 235
Nepal 193, 200
   carpet factories 200
Neruda, Pablo 255
Network of Educators on the Americas (NECA) 386
Newbery, Beatrice 191, 194
New Internationalist, The 381
Nicaragua 198
Nike 130, 134, 137, 151, 152, 153, 156, 173
   Nike Code of Conduct 134, 153
"Nike's Code of Conduct" 153
"No Patents on Life!" 234
"No TV Week - Critical Media Literacy" 296
Nongovernmental Organizations 194, 248
North American Free Trade Agreement 3, 28, 281, 321
oil 3, 78
   money for 79
Ojeda, Martha 147
One World International 386
Our Schools/Our Selves 381
Oxfam America 387
P'Bitek, Otok 53
Pakistan 3, 22, 27, 129, 206, 207
   carpet factories 27, 206
   Iqbal Masih 27, 206
   Nike 130
   soccer balls 129
"Parable of the Golden Snail, The" 230
Parenti, Michael 64
Peterson, Bob 18, 38, 69, 71, 73, 118, 140, 157, 200, 216, 296,
306, 346
Piercy, Marge 32, 320
Pike, Jill 82
"Planting Seeds of Solidarity" 18
poems 23
   Arguments Against the Bombing 122
   Contribution to our Museum 32
   dialogue (poems) 23
      Child Asleep Sewing Softball 220
      Lewis Hine's Camera Fights Child Labor 219
   Federico's Ghost 222
   Gandhi is Fasting 55
   God to Hungry Child 190
   Masks 23, 135
   My Mother, Who Came from China, Where She Never Saw Snow 169
   Psalm for Distribution 156
   Questions from a Worker Who Reads 2, 129
   So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans 149
   The Low Road 320
   The Night Before Christmas 214
   The Stitching Shed 133
   The United Fruit Co. 255
   Two Young Women 152
   Woman 126
   work (poems) 134
Portugal 38
poverty 20, 65, 197, 201, 241
   increases in 29, 197
"Prayers for a Dignified Life" 321
Press for Change 387
problem solving 98
   Dilemmas of Global Trade - Problem Solving 98
Progressive, The 381
Race & Class 381
racism 4, 37, 40
Rainforest Action Network 282, 286, 387
Regan, Colm 78
"Relocalization, Not Globalization" 248
Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology 286
Resource Center of the Americas 387
resources 25
   world distribution of 25
"Rethinking 'Free Trade' and the WTO" 95
"Rethinking 'Primitive' Cultures" 308
"Rethinking Child Labor" 194
"Rethinking Development" 29
Rethinking Our Classrooms 20, 23, 123
"Rethinking Our Language" 6
Rethinking Schools 346, 381, 387
"Revolution of Values, A" 327
"Rights of the Child: from Declaration to Convention, The" 209
Robinson, Cameron 135
Rodriguez, Lisa 85
role play 68
   Burning Books and Destroying Peoples 56
   Child Labor: Pain and Resistance 217
   Eyes of the Heart 56
   Oil, Rainforests, and Indigenous Cultures 268
   The Marines Have Landed...' US Military Interventions and Globalization 123
   The People v. Global Sweatshops 177
   The Trial of Ladakh 313
   We Will Reduce Your Fields to Ashes 256
Rosset, Peter 230, 242
RUGMARK 202, 387
Rural Advancement Foundation International 387
Savages 268
"Sawai's Story" 210
Schools for Chiapas 387
September 11, 2001 346
   "War, Terrorism, and America's Classrooms" 346
"Sheltering Hope" 339
Shiva, Vandana 224, 248, 347
Sierra Club 282
simulations 68, 108
   Building Miniature Houses - Simulating Inequality 71
   Child Labor is Cheap - and Deadly 218
   Clothes, Toys and the World: Where are things made? 140
   Gimme Back My Money 75
   Organic Goodie Simulation 172
   Poverty and World Wealth 69
   Rich Land, Poor People 257
   Soccer Ball Simulation 128
   Spread the Wealth 316
   Strawberries and Farmworkers 130
   The Six Building Blocks of Colonialism 56
   The Thingamabob Game 287, 288, 289, 290, 291
   Transnational Capital Auction 108, 111, 112, 114, 131, 140
   Water, Water Everywhere 317
slavery 40, 136
Somers, Jean 78
songs 23
   Song of Lawino: A Lament 50
South America 29
Spain 39
St. Barbe Baker, Richard 45
"Stealing Nature's Harvest" 224
"Stepping Out" 155
STITCH 145, 387
"Stories of Debt and Hope" 83
"Story of a Maquiladora Worker, The" 146
"Structural Adjustment Policies" 82
structural adjustment programs 33, 67, 81, 82, 348
   International Monetary Fund 33
   World Bank 33
Subcomandante Marcos 321
"Sweating the Small Stuff" 171
Sweatshop Watch 203, 388
sweatshops 3, 5, 127, 142, 150, 157, 158, 162, 164
   global sweatshop 130
   in the United States 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168
   maquiladoras 142
   organizations against 28, 142, 147, 164, 169
"Sweatshops Are Us" 162
Sweeney, Maria 171
"T-Shirts for Justice" 170
Teitel, Martin 232
television 21, 292, 296
   addiction to 296
   commercials 21, 292
   No-TV Week 297
"Ten Arguments Against the World Trade Organization" 105
"Ten Benefits of the WTO System" 100
"Ten Chairs of Inequality" 115
terrorism 346
"Terrorism and Globalization" 346
Thailand 210
   garment factories 210
Thein Durning, Alan 243
Third World Network 388
Third World Resurgence 381
"To open a crack in history" 342
Tolan, Sandy 236
"Tomasito's Tour" 240
Townsend, Andrea 126
Traub-Werner, Marion 142
Turning Point Project 284
"TV and the Cloning of Culture" 292
UNICEF 19, 20, 81, 122
   books published by 20
UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund 388
UNITE (Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees) 388
United Farm Workers 388
United for a Fair Economy 115, 388
United Nations 104, 208, 284, 323
   Declaration of the Rights of the Child 208
   The Children's Convention 209
United States 20, 158, 285
   colonialism 43
   homelessness in 20
   military 63, 118
      interventions 118, 119, 120, 121, 122
Venezuela 83
Victoria International Development Education Association (VIDEA) 151
videos 22
   Ad and the Ego, The 136, 262, 300
   Affluenza 301
   Amazonia: Voices from the Rainforest 272
   Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh 308
   Bus Riders Union 331
   Culture Jammer's Video 303
   Dreamworlds 303
   Earth and the American Dream 287
   Indonesia: Islands on Fire 133
   Local Futures 314
   Made in Thailand 219
   Mickey Mouse Goes to Haiti 173
   Still Killing Us Softly 303
   Sweating for a T-Shirt 188
   Tomorrow We Will Finish 133
   Trinkets and Beads 268
   Videos With a Global Conscience 171
   When Children Do the Work 22
   Zoned for Slavery 22
Vietnam 43, 120, 158, 173, 193
   Ho Chi Minh 43, 120
water 12, 284
   aquifers 284
"Water, Water Everywhere?" 284
"We Will Reduce Your Fields to Ashes" 228
wealth 16, 66, 68, 115
   distribution of 24, 66, 115
Weber-Welch, Amanda 177
"What Happened to Carmelita" 150
Wilson, Kimberly 232
women 51
   "A Trade Unionist.Must Leave Her Fear Behind" 142
   "Kalinga Women Against the Chico Dam, The" 89
   "My Mother, Who Came from China, Where She Never Saw Snow" 169
   "Sawai's Story" 210
   "Song of Lawino: A Lament" 50
   "Stories of Debt and Hope" 83
   "Story of a Maquiladora Worker, The" 146
   "Two Young Women" 152
   "What Happened to Carmelita" 150
   "Woman" 126
   Asian Immigrant Women's Advocates 164
   Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras 147
   Martha Ojeda 147
Women of Color Resource Center 388
World Bank 3, 12, 14, 77, 81, 82, 242, 347
   loans 82
   strategy paper 12
World Trade Organization 3, 4, 95, 96, 100, 103, 225, 235, 261
   demonstrations/criticisms against 4, 103, 105
   General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) 30
   regulations 29
   Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights Agreement 225, 235
writing activities 60
   A Revolution of Values 350
   A Small Place 58
   ATrade Unionist...Must Leave Her Fear Behind 186
   Advertising the Truth 302
   All Children Have a Right To: 218
   Arguments Against the Bombing 124
   Boy with One Shoe, The 220
   Burning Books and Destroying Peoples 56
   Cebolleros 258
   Colonialism: Their Lives and Ours 60
   Coming of the Pink Cheeks, The 57
   Ecological Footprints 317
   Everywhere on Earth 217
   Exploring Organizations for Global Justice 335
   Fight for Child Workers! 219
   Global Warming: The Environmental Issue from Hell 316
   God to Hungry Child 220
   Human Rights for a New Millennium 350
   Hunger Myths 257
   Just a Cup of Coffee 257
   Made in the USA 187
   Making a Difference 139
   Mexican Peasant-Ecologists Fight to Preserve Forests 316
   Prayers for a Dignified Life 350
   Producing Consumers 304
   Soccer Ball Simulation 128
   Song of Lawino 57
   Story of a Maquiladora Worker, The 186
   T-Shirts for Justice 188
   Two Young Women 186
   World Is Just, The 73
"WTO: Powerful, Secretive, Bad for Humanity, Bad for the Earth, The" 103
Z Magazine 381, 388
Zapatistas 388
Zia, Helen 164

Last Updated Spring 2002