Networking Futures The Movements Against Corporate Globalization

ISBN-10: 0822342693

ISBN-13: 9780822342694

Edition: 2008

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Description: This is an ethnographic account of how the anti-corporate globalization movement uses new technologies to organise itself, written by a participant im many of the biggest demonstrations of recent years. In addition to this, Juris provides a history of the movement and traces its roots.

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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 7/9/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Jeffrey S. Juris is assistant professor of anthropology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University. He received his PhD in anthropology from the University of California-Berkeley, where his research explored globalization, social movements, and transnational activism. His forthcoming book, Networking Futures (2008), explores the cultural logic and politics of transnational networking among anticorporate globalization activists in Barcelona. He has also published several articles regarding this topic as well as the relationship between new digital technologies and grassroots social movements.

List of Illustrations and Tables
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction: The Cultural Logic of Networking
The Seattle Effect
Anti-Corporate Globalization Soldiers in Barcelona
Grassroots Mobilization and Shifting Alliances
Performing Networks at Direct-Action Protests
Spaces of Terror: Violence and Repression in Genoa
May the Resistance Be as Transnational as Capital!
Social Forums and the Cultural Politics of Autonomous Space
The Rise of Independent Utopics
Conclusion: Political Change and Cultural Transformation in a Digital Age
Electronic Resources
Pink and Silver Call, Genoa, July 20, 2001
Peoples' Global Action Organisational Principles
World Social Forum Charter of Principles
Notes
References
Index
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