Globalization’s Change of Society
Posted by Jack Stephens on February 7, 2007
On post for Choike, this blogger writes about the conference “Globalization and social exclusion: an alternative proposal for LGBTs” which was sponsored by the South/South Dialogue of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals and Transgender:
Rosario’s mention of the FTAA process elicited an intervention by Irene León, who expressed the opinion that globalization is not merely an economic problem and that it cannot be disassociated from other social concerns. The establishment of a treaty like the FTAA goes far beyond trade issues, she stated; it would imply new norms governing social life, directly affecting basic aspects such as the production of knowledge.