Anti-Capitalism: A Beginner's Guide

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Overview

Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Picking up where Naomi Klein left off, this is not so much a manifesto as a roadmap, which captures the essence of the movement, and also articulates a range of possibilities for future alternatives to the corporate domination of our planet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851683420
  • Publisher: Oneworld Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.29 (w) x 8.49 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Meet the Author


Simon Tormey is a professor at the school of social and political sciences at the University of Sydney, Australia.
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Table of Contents

Introduction : 'beginning' anti-capitalism 1
1 The hows and whys of the thing called 'capitalism' 9
A question of definition 9
Capitalism as a system of competition 15
Capitalism now 17
Learning to love capitalism 26
Neoliberalism and the end of the political 32
2 Why 'Seattle'? : 1968, the 'end of history' and the birth of contemporary anti-capitalism 38
Problems of liberal-democracy 40
1968 and the 'crisis' of oppositional politics 48
Paris '68 : unofficial politics and the new radicalism 52
1968, 'new social movements' and direct action 56
From Berlin to Seattle : global anti-capitalism and the challenge to neoliberalism 61
3 A 'movement of movements' I : 'reformism' or 'globalisation with a human face' 71
Analysing anti-capitalist ideas : beginnings 74
'Strong' and 'weak' (liberal) reformisms 78
'Strong(er)' reformism - or the return of social democracy 88
'We are the world' : towards global social democracy 95
Could global social democracy work - for whom? 102
4 A 'movement of movements' II : renegades, radicals and revolutionaries 107
Marxism after the 'fall of communism' 107
Beyond 'bolshevism' : autonomism, council communism, and 'heterodox' radicalism 114
Anarchism, or the art of not being 'in charge' 117
Deep, deeper, deepest 'green' 124
Ya Basta! : a brief excursus on Marcos and 'Zapatismo' 129
5 The future(s) of anti-capitalism : problems and perspectives 140
From here to there : movement dynamics and collective action 145
Beyond ideology : logics of resistance 148
In search of the 'majority' 151
Minoritarian logics - towards better world(s) 156
Contemporary anti-capitalism : a timeline 177
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