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Regional Integration and Transnational Politics: Popular Sector Strategies in the NAFTA Era

María Lorena Cook

in The New Politics of Inequality in Latin America: Rethinking Participation and Representation

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198781837
eISBN:
9780191598968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198781830.003.0021
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Explores a novel and unexpected by‐product of the process of negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement—a network of North American labour, environmental, human rights, and other citizens’ ... More


Introduction: Gendering the History of Dictatorship and Transnational Politics

Elizabeth S. Manley

in The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054292
eISBN:
9780813053042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054292.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The introductory chapter presents the two main arguments of the study. First, as a result of both the Trujillo and Balaguer regimes’ efforts to uphold the Dominican Republic’s international ... More


Challenging Borders, Imagining Europe: Transnational LGBT Activism in a New Europe

Phillip M. Ayoub and David Paternotte

in Border Politics: Social Movements, Collective Identities, and Globalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898992
eISBN:
9781479806799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898992.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses transnational lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activism at the international European level and on the ground in Central and Eastern Europe. LGBT activists have ... More


Introduction

Karisa Cloward

in When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190274917
eISBN:
9780190274955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274917.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

The introduction asks how individuals and communities respond to transnational activism that pits international norms against local norms. It highlights the theoretical significance of research on ... More


Six. Black World, White Nation: Remapping Political Theory

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter considers how the worldly orientation of Du Bois's political thought might inform political theory as it turns toward the global. The central text in this case is an unlikely one. While ... More


Black Women’s Health Activism and the Development of Intersectional Health Policy

Kia Lilly Caldwell

in Health Equity in Brazil: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252040986
eISBN:
9780252099533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040986.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines black women health activists’ contributions to an intersectional reconceptualization of health that links gender health equity and racial health equity. The analysis explores ... More


When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

Karisa Cloward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190274917
eISBN:
9780190274955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274917.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors, while many of these ... More


Toward a Planetary Civil Society

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the competing and often overlapping narratives that have been used to interpret the murders of women. At the same time, these narratives expose the subject that is constructed ... More


Patterns and Strategies of Global-Domestic Interactions

Celeste Montoya

in From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

This chapter lays out a new theoretical framework for understanding how transnational activism and the specific strategies of international organizations might translate into various degrees of ... More


From Global to Grassroots: The European Union, Transnational Advocacy, and Combating Violence against Women

Celeste Montoya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199927197
eISBN:
9780199332946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927197.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, European Union

From Global to Grassroots looks at how transnational activism aimed at combating violence against women is being used to instigate changes in local practice. Focusing on the case of the ... More


Conclusion: Grounding Global Conservation in Local Norms

Kemi Fuentes-George

in Between Preservation and Exploitation: Transnational Advocacy Networks and Conservation in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034289
eISBN:
9780262333924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034289.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The conclusion finds that a comparative study of transnational activism underlines the importance of justice claims to global environmental governance. It links debates on international environmental ... More


Water for Life, Not for Coca-Cola: Transnational Systems of Capital and Activism

Amanda Ciafone

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines how India's activists employed transnational mobilization to protest Coca-Cola's exploitation of groundwater in the production of bottled drinks amid a growing national crisis ... More


Women’s Movements in Transnational Spaces

Mina Roces

in Women's Movements and the Filipina: 1986-2008

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834999
eISBN:
9780824871581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834999.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter focuses on the transnational nature of the women's movements. “Transnational” here is referred to as the movement of ideas about women's status and rights across national borders, as ... More


International Norms and Cycles of Change

Wayne Sandholtz and Kendall Stiles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380088
eISBN:
9780199855377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380088.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International lawyers and international relations scholars recognize that international norms change over time. Practices that were once permissible and even “normal” — like slavery, conquest, and ... More


Epilogue: International Women’s Year and Dominican Transnational Feminism under Authoritarianism

Elizabeth S. Manley

in The Paradox of Paternalism: Women and the Politics of Authoritarianism in the Dominican Republic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054292
eISBN:
9780813053042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054292.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The epilogue concludes with an assessment of the gendered politics of the final three years of Balaguer’s rule within the context of both the increasing attention to global feminism and the ... More


Browning the Dark Princess: Asian Indian Embodiment of New Negro Womanhood

Laila Haidarali

in Brown Beauty: Color, Sex, and Race from the Harlem Renaissance to World War II

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479875108
eISBN:
9781479865499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875108.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 5 explores how brownness appeared in Harlem Renaissance fiction as an index of growing sentiments around transnational activism. Focusing on W. E. B. DuBois’s novel, Dark Princess: A Romance ... More


Local Strategies for Global Change: Working for Human Rights and Economic Empowerment in the Midwest

Jackie Smith

in Strategies for Social Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672899
eISBN:
9781452947174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672899.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter deals with the issue of why scholars have been such prominent actors in so many movements in history, as well as how their positions in society affect their roles and contributions to ... More


Baikal Goes Global

Kate Pride Brown

in Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter traces the relational position of civil society through the history of three key organizations: Baikal Environmental Wave, the Tahoe-Baikal Institute, and the Great Baikal Trail. The ... More


A Tale of Two Lakes

Kate Pride Brown

in Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Villagers around Lake Baikal are known for their doubt, suspicion, apathy, and resistance to change. When activists from Baikal Environmental Wave seek to engage them, they put on a display of ... More


Balancing Wealth and Health: The Battle over Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines in Latin America

Rochelle Dreyfuss and César Rodríguez-Garavito (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199676743
eISBN:
9780191756283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676743.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Competition Law

This book focuses on the debates concerning aspects of intellectual property law that bear on access to medicines in a set of developing countries. Specifically, the chapters look at measures that ... More


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