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The Emergence of European Movements

Donatella della Porta and Manuela Caiani

in Social Movements and Europeanization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557783
eISBN:
9780191721304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557783.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

Paths of domestication and externalization facilitate the rise of European social movements. Chapter 4 addresses the ways in which, the construction of European institutions, as well as the policies ... More


Theorizing Transnational Legal Action

John G. Dale

in Free Burma: Transnational Legal Action and Corporate Accountability

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816646463
eISBN:
9781452945897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816646463.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book discusses how the Saffron Revolution sustained the hopes and aspirations of the people of modern Myanmar for a free and democratic Burma. However, the majority of Burma experts declared the ... More


Mitad Allá, Mitad Aquí/Half There, Half Here

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the effect of transnational movement on gendered kin relations, and examines how families living across an international border are both divided and united transnationally. ... More


Bridges and Tunnels: Negotiating the National in Transnational Television Drama

Anders Wilhelm Åberg

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In a globalised world, the notions of neatly defined, homogeneous ethnies or national identities are difficult to sustain, especially if they are construed as organic features of social organisation ... More


Capitalism's final phase: the case of the Socialist Workers’ Party

Craig Berry

in Globalisation and Ideology in Britain: Neoliberalism, Free Trade and the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084881
eISBN:
9781781701850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084881.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter argues that the SWP is the most politically marginal group studied in this book. The chapter gives insight into how far from the centre of British politics the dominant meanings of ... More


“Dignity Overdue”: Tracing a Movement

Jennifer N. Fish

in Domestic Workers of the World Unite!: A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479848676
eISBN:
9781479827442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479848676.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 follows national domestic worker activist movements from their disparate origins to their collective influence as a global activist network within the ILO. It highlights the two key ally ... More


Networks, Place, and Barriers to Cross-Border Organizing: “No Border” Camping in Transcarpathia, Ukraine

Renata Blumberg and Raphi Rechitsky

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/9781479898992.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on border politics on the redrawn border of the Ukraine and the EU to interrogate how transnational social movements that seek to challenge territorial borders can also actively ... More


Toward an Understanding of Transnationalism and Gender

Ruba Salih

in Gender and Human Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199260911
eISBN:
9780191698699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260911.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although Zygmunt Bauman asserts that ‘access to global mobility’ plays no small part in social stratification, this chapter states that through looking at the situation of Moroccan women in Italy, ... More


Transnational Social Movements Linking North and South: The Struggle for Fair Trade

Michael E. Conroy

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the transnational social movements that link the North and South. It looks at the concept of fair trade, which carries many meanings in modern usage. It notes that the Fair ... More


Zorba the Buddha: "Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement"

Hugh B. Urban

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520286665
eISBN:
9780520961777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286665.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This book is the first comprehensive study of the life, teachings, and following of the controversial Indian guru known in his youth as Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and in his later years as Osho ... More


Mobilization: Standing Up for Women’s Security

Alison Brysk

in The Struggle for Freedom from Fear: Contesting Violence against Women at the Frontiers of Globalization

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190901516
eISBN:
9780190901554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190901516.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Social mobilization has been the catalyst, guarantor, and pathway for fulfillment of human rights worldwide. Social movements represent marginalized populations, raise consciousness of new issues, ... More


Towards a Social Justice Approach to Global Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

in Textbook of Global Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter lays out a committed activist—and critically hopeful—approach to global health. It begins by recapping the textbook’s key themes, including the intransigence of mainstream approaches, ... More


How Hegemonic Orders Unravel

Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon

in Exit from Hegemony: The Unraveling of the American Global Order

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190916473
eISBN:
9780190054557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916473.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter identifies three drivers of hegemonic unraveling and transformation in international orders: great-power contestation and alternative order building; how the dominant power’s loss of its ... More


Who Needs Human Rights?: Cultural Studies and Public Institutions

John Nguyet Erni

in Creativity and Academic Activism: Instituting Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139392
eISBN:
9789888180219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139392.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The writer envisages a “relocation” of Cultural Studies in a closer relation to public institutions active in international struggles for social justice. By situating the discipline in relation to ... More


The City as Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka

Jeffrey Hanes

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228498
eISBN:
9780520926837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228498.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In exploring the career of Seki Hajime (1873–1935), who served as mayor of Japan's second-largest city, Osaka, this book traces the roots of social progressivism in prewar Japan. Seki, trained as a ... More


Resurrecting Christian Faith

Joaquin Jay Gonzalez III

in Filipino American Faith in Action: Immigration, Religion, and Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731963
eISBN:
9780814733257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731963.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the transnational influence flowing to and from church spaces in the Philippines and San Francisco. Supplementing library information with archival research and interviews ... More


Migration Matters: Mobility in a Globalizing World

Gurucharan Gollerkeri and Natasha Chhabra

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199464807
eISBN:
9780199087280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199464807.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies), Population and Demography

This book is about migration futures: the transnational movement of people and the portability of skills in a globalizing world. It explores why in recent decades, development has produced outcomes ... More


Introduction

in After Freud Left: A Century of Psychoanalysis in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226081373
eISBN:
9780226081397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081397.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book explores Sigmund Freud's visit to the United States and investigates the transnational movement of his ideas to the United States, revealing how the best scholars today take seriously the ... More


Government Raids on Religious Communities

Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer

in Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780195398892
eISBN:
9780190269982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398892.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins by defining a state raid and looks at the features of state raids on nontraditional religious movements (NRMs). It then turns to the history and background of the American ... More


Conclusion

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter suggests that the value of studying these century-old stories of shadowing the white man's burden, as explored throughout the text, is both to appreciate their role in ... More


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