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Globalization and Resistance Transnational Dimensions of Social Movements

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ISBN-10: 0742519902

ISBN-13: 9780742519909

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jackie Smith, Hank Johnston, Beth Schaefer Caniglia, Jeffrey M. Ayres, Sean Chabot

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This work brings together theory and research about how global economics and politics alter the way ordinary people engage in contentious political action. It illuminates the different ways that globalization processes affect social movements, and vice versa.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

JEFFREY AYRES is Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science at Saint Michael's College, Vermont, USA. nbsp; LAURA MACDONALD is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Institute of Political Economy at Carleton University, USA;nbsp;Chair of the Department of Political Science and co-director of the Centre on North American Politics and Society, USA.

Sean Chabot is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Eastern Washington University.

Globalization and Resistance: An Introduction
Theories of Globalization and Social Movement Mobilization
Explaining Cross-national Similarities among Social Movements
Transnational Structures and Protest: Linking Theories and Assessing Evidence
Transnational Mobilization and National Politics
Irish Transnational Social Movements, Migrants, and the State System
Conservation TSMOs: Shaping the Protected Area Systems of Less Developed Countries
Transnational Diffusion and Framing Processes
Transnational Diffusion and the African-American Reinvention of the Gandhian Repertoire
From Local to Global: The Anti-dam Movement in Southern Brazil, 1979-1992
Creating Transnational Solidarity: The Use of Narrative in the U.S.-Central America Peace Movement
Transnational Networks
Elite Alliances and Transnational Environmental Movement Organizations
Building Networks from the Outside In: Japanese NGOs and the Kyoto Climate Change Conference
Protest and the Global Trade Regime
Transnational Political Processes and Contention against the Global Economy
Globalizing Resistance: The Battle of Seattle and the Future of Social Movements
Conclusion
From Lumping to Splitting: Specifying Globalization and Resistance
Index
About the Contributors