Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen

Queremos Un Mundo Donde Quepan Muchos Mundos

Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen, Peter Waterman
World Social Forum : Critical Explorations

“Be the change you want to see in the world.”
(Mahatma Gandhi, activist and philosopher from India, 1869-1948, internationally respected for his doctrine of non-violence)

Our world is today at a time of enormous change. On the one hand, there is tremendous scientific and technological change taking place, which in turn is contributing powerfully to widespread social and cultural change of many kinds; there are enormous changes in the world economy leading both to a massively growing concentration of wealth and also to a deepening and widening of...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): जय सेन, अनीता आनन्द, आर्तुरो इस्कोबार, पीटर वाटरमैन
नयी सुबह की ओर

विश्व सामाजिक मंच भूमंडलीय राजनैतिक संस्कृति की निर्माण-प्रक्रिया का प्राण तत्व है। यह मंच न केवल लोकतांत्रिक मूल्य के रूप में बलिक यथार्थ तक पहुँने के लिए कारगर रणनीति और विष्वस्त विकल्प के रूप में खुली बहस का स्वागत करता है।

उत्तर और दक्षिण की तीन पीडि़यों समेत विष्व भर के लेखकों और लेखिकाओं के प्रतिबद्ध और विवेचनात्मक लेखों का यह संग्रह विश्व सामाजिक मंच का व्यापक विश्लेषण प्रस्तुत करता है। यह पुस्तक जब मूल रूप से अंग्रेजी में (द वर्ल्ड सोशल फोरम...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): जय सेन, मयूरी सैनी
नयी राजनीति

क्या दूसरी दुनिया मुमकिन है?

जनवरी 2004 में मुंबई में आयोजित चौथे विश्व सामाजिक मंच के पहले नागरिक कार्यकर्ताओं एवं छात्रों ने दिल्ली विश्वविद्यालय में फोरम और उसकी राजनीति की चर्चा करने के लिए सेमिनारों की एक श्रंखला का आयोजन किया 'ओपन स्पेस' सेमिनार श्रंखला ने एक स्वतन्त्र दायरे के मंच के विचार को आगे बदाया, जहाँ सभी किस्म के विचार मिल सकते हैं और चर्चा में लाये जा सकते हैं।...

Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen, Peter Waterman
Challenging Empires, Volume II

Experimenting with a politics that can cope with uncertainty… This comprehensive volume provides a glimpse into the wide-ranging discussions, debates, and arguments that have gone into making the World Social Forum one of the more prominent platforms of alternative ideas and practices in the present world. Building on the very well received First Edition (Viveka Foundation, New Delhi, 2004), this comprehensively revised Second Edition in 2008-9 was updated to include coverage of Social Forums that took place till the summer of...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen, Anita Anand, Arturo Escobar, Peter Waterman
Challenging Empires

This committed and critical collection of writings by women and men spanning three generations from the South and the North presents the first in-one-place analysis of the World Social Forum. From political ideologies, social movements, and the processes of the old to present-day reality, the views expressed in this volume converge on the significance of the World Social Forum.

On the eve of the fourth World Social Forum, The World Social Forum : Challenging Empires presents views on what led up to the Forums before it, critical engagements around it, the significance of...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen, Mayuri Saini
Are Other Worlds Possible? : Talking New Politics

In the run-up to the fourth World Social Forum held in Mumbai, India, in January 2004, civil activists and students organised a major series of seminars at Delhi University to discuss the Forum and its politics. The ‘Open Space Seminar Series’, as it came to be called, picked up on the idea of the Forum as a relatively free and open space, where all kinds of ideas could meet and be discussed.

This book, the first in a series of three that explore the new ideas generated by the...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen
Are Other Worlds Possible : Imagining Alternatives

The history of the twentieth century actually makes it clear that a wide range of ideas have proved to be ‘possible’. Aside from socialism, fascism and Nazism have also been proved to be possible… Instead of just talking about...

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Author(s) / Editor(s): Jai Sen
Are Other Worlds Possible? : Interrogating Empires
AS MUCH as empires exist out there, regulating our lives, they also exist within our minds. Unless we comprehend these empires as being not only ‘out there’ but also as within us, and locate ourselves in relation to them, there is no way in which we can even begin to understand the world, let alone imagine the changes that are required towards making it a more open, just, peaceful, and joyful world.
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