CN 041608 - AAS 112B - Class Notes - 041608 The project of...

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-1AAS 112B - Class Notes - 041608 The project of the United Nations is inherently Development Fundamentalist Countermovements - Arises during the search for security and stability during periods of uncertainty *in the form of Religion, tradition, culture, and race - Creates distrust in the so-called “Other” - Elicits leadership appeals to presumed popular vulnerabilities *Facism is one example - Defined by the powerful as always the powerless - US versions have killed more than Islamic versions - Rooted in neoliberalism - most prominent in though unrecognized - Exploitive of the fears of others - Seeks to control challenges to power - North‘s focus on profits *Environmentalism of the poor - with focus on biodiversity - Challenges/attacks material consumption Sustainable Development - Neo-Malthusianism - says the poor themselves are the probem *Advocates population control - OR can be understood t say - the rich are the problem *Faults the excessive consumption of the Global North - World Summit mediates and advocates for:
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