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Globalization and Resistance: Transnational Dimensions of Social Movements

Social science


by
Hank Johnston (Editor), Jackie Smith (Editor) and Jeffrey M. Ayres (Collaborator)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


Globalization and Resistance brings together cutting edge theory and research about how global economics and politics alter the way ordinary people engage in contentious political action. The cases range from nineteenth-century Irish immigrant networks, to protests against World Bank projects in the Amazon, to contemporary transnational organizing for the environment, to the ‘battle of Seattle.’ The volume illuminates the different ways that globalization processes affect social movements, and vice versa.