Making globalisation work for the world’s poor

Making globalisation work for the world’s poor

Article from Development Education Journal, Volume 8.1.

Launched in December 2000, the Department for International Development’s white paper ‘Making globalisation work for the world’s poor’ sets out the government’s agenda for tackling world poverty. The following articles provide critiques of the paper. David Lambert discusses terminology and reflects on the various definitions of ‘globalisation’ from a geographer’s perspective. Isobel Allen and Angela Grunsell, both from Oxfam, argue that any government commitment to reducing global poverty must also be supported by a real commitment to global citizenship education.

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