Building Community The Search for Alternative Regionalism in Southeast Asia

Jenina Joy Chavez When the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was formed in 1967, treatment the original members did not have an a priori vision of what they wanted the Association to be. It would take another 30 years before the vision of an ASEAN Community would emerge. ASEAN members are now preparing to […]

Latinoamérica: en pro de una integración regional y una desvinculación parcial del mercado capitalista mundial

Rosalba Icaza – (Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands) This contribution seeks to understand how changing patterns of power and governance affect the meanings and practices of citizenship in a globalising world. It does so by looking into local manifestations of regionalization and their dynamic interactions with collective experiences of women resistance to neo-liberal regionalism […]

Endogenous development and a South American Financial Architecture

“What is the Bank of the South? On December 9th, 2007, pills representatives from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay,Uruguay, and Venezuela met in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to launch “el Banco del Sur” or theBank of the South (BoS). With the creation of the Bank, the leaders of Latin America envisageda new development institution to help […]

La soberanía energética: un concepto del ambientalismo para la acción.

The South Asian Peoples Assembly took place in Colombo, Sri Lanka, medications from 18 – 20 July, 2008, as a part of the process of People’s SAARC, to forge a vision for a People’s Union of South Asia. Over 1000 Sri Lankans and 400 delegates from other South Asian countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, […]