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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


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


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


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


To Change a Culture

Lan Cao

in Culture in Law and Development: Nurturing Positive Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199915231
eISBN:
9780199362936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915231.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter demonstrates how a thick conception of development necessitates an examination of both law and culture. First, the chapter deals with culture change in Turkey, Japan, and Germany., which ... More


Disorienting Neoliberalism: Global Justice and the Outer Limit of Freedom

Benjamin L. McKean

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087807
eISBN:
9780190087838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087807.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

In a dizzying global economy full of injustices that threaten our freedom, people who want to promote justice should be disposed to solidarity with each other. When global supply chains assemble ... More


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