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Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the ‘global justice movement’. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action); an ... More


Neoliberalism and its discontents

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076855
eISBN:
9781781702307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

A new global ‘movement’ has arisen over the past decade to confront global capitalism. The emergence of what has been termed the global justice movement (GJM) is the most significant development in ... More


Inter-Regime Contestation

Andrew Lang

in World Trade Law after Neoliberalism: Reimagining the Global Economic Order

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592647
eISBN:
9780191731396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592647.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter begins by chronicling the way that official international human rights bodies began to address international trade issues from about 1998 onwards. During this time, international human ... More


A Consumer Revolution?: Marketplace Activism since the Founding

Caroline Heldman

in Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter describes seven distinct peaks of consumer activism in the U.S. that coincide with key moments of political action: The American Revolution, the Free Produce Movement, the era of Chinese ... More


South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This work is a well-researched study of the last few decades of the networks in the Global Justice Movement (GJM) and World Social Forums. It offers a more novel perspective on the traditions of ... More


Social Movement Logics—Past, Present, and Future

Todd Wolfson (ed.)

in Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This concluding chapter reexamines the Cyber Left against the backdrop of informational capitalism and history. Through this lens, it discusses indymedia as a precursor to Occupy Wall Street and many ... More


Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book examines the impact of new media and communication technologies on the spatial, strategic, and organizational fabric of social movements. It begins with the rise of the Zapatistas in the ... More


The Global Justice Movement and Occupy: Ethics, Visions, and Networking Logics

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 describes the background of the GJM and the World Social Forum process. A brief overview is given of the organizational aspects and how the concept of network has been used in social ... More


History, Capitalism, and the Cyber Left

Todd Wolfson (ed.)

in Digital Rebellion: The Birth of the Cyber Left

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038846
eISBN:
9780252096808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038846.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to describe and analyze the logic that drives left-based social movements. The book maps the underlying logic of a new figure of ... More


South Asian Dalit Feminism: The Intricate Local Practices of Transnational Networking

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

in South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199466276
eISBN:
9780199087518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 6 discusses theories about transnational feminism in South Asia generally, but more specifically it gives an overview of the history of Dalit feminism in India. The central importance of the ... More


Protest Groups and Physical Violence

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 lays the basis for the analyses in subsequent chapters by summarizing the protest groups and types of violence examined in this book. A first section takes a closer look at the protest ... More


Losing Control

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 4 discusses the first of three paths to protest violence discussed in the book. Each of these paths involves interactions, interpretations, and emotional dynamics that emerge between the ... More


The (Lack of) Power of the Violent Few

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 examines whether protesters’ motivations and the presence of the “violent few” can lead to violence in protest marches. The chapter first discusses how some protest groups, often dubbed the ... More


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