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The Volume and Dynamics of International Migration and Transnational Social Spaces

Thomas Faist

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293910
eISBN:
9780191685002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a theoretical account of the causes, nature, and extent of the movement of international South-North migrants between affluent and poorer countries. The puzzle is: why are there so ... More


Power Shift

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter draws on theories, particularly the scholarship of Antonio Gramsci, in offering a strategic framework that considers power relations. It argues that the world is not the same as it was ... More


Linking Movements for Justice

David Ciplet, J. Timmons Roberts, and Mizan R. Khan

in Power In A Warming World: The New Global Politics of Climate Change and the Remaking of Environmental Inequality

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029612
eISBN:
9780262330039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029612.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter summarizes the book's main arguments and considers how global climate justice might be achieved in the coming years. Given the need for independent actors whose focus is on the global ... More


A New Type of Transnational Civil Society Movement

Peter Piot

in AIDS Between Science and Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166263
eISBN:
9780231538770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166263.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the role of civil society in the AIDS response. It explains the heterogeneity of civil society movements and AIDS activism, as well as the variability of their involvement in ... More


Borders among Activists: International NGOs in the United States, Britain, and France

Sarah S. Stroup

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450730
eISBN:
9780801464256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450730.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book challenges the notion that political activism has gone beyond borders and created a global or transnational civil society. Instead, at the most globally active, purportedly cosmopolitan ... More


Cooperation and Cash: Labor's Opportunity in a Post-Deregulatory Era

Leon Fink

in Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834503
eISBN:
9781469603322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877807_fink.10
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter describes how the presence of strong trade unions in the maritime industry was all but taken for granted in the mid-1960s. Neither the unions nor their employer counterparts likely ... More


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