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date: 19 November 2017

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This article investigates whether civil society can transform markets. It explores the three levels of effects of contemporary forms of civil society action on the behavior of market actors and evaluates their social, environmental, and economic impacts. It describes new economic and geopolitical developments that complicate and enrich the encounter between civil society and the market and re-evaluates the results of these encounters in the light of these new developments.

Keywords: civil society, markets, economic development, geopolitical development, economic impact

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