Global Movements: Action and Culture / Edition 1

Global Movements: Action and Culture / Edition 1

by Kevin McDonald
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405116137

ISBN-13: 9781405116138

Pub. Date: 03/13/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Over the past decade we have witnessed the extraordinary rise of new global movements that throw into question the way we think about culture, power and action in a globalizing world.

  • Examines three of the most significant global social movements of the last decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic movements, and the Falun Gong in China.
  • Explores

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Overview

Over the past decade we have witnessed the extraordinary rise of new global movements that throw into question the way we think about culture, power and action in a globalizing world.

  • Examines three of the most significant global social movements of the last decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic movements, and the Falun Gong in China.
  • Explores key dimensions of these movements, the tensions they confront, and the crises that created them.
  • Demonstrates how these global movements require a rethinking of the very idea of social movements

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405116138
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/13/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments and Preface.

Part I: Movements and Globalization.

1. Globalization.

2. Movements and Action.

Part II: From Antiglobalization to Grammars of Experience.

3. Direct Action: From Community to Experience.

4. The New Humanitarianism.

5. Grammars of Experience.

Part III: Global Modernities, Grammars of Action.

6. Zapatista Dreaming: Memory and the Mask.

7. Healing Movements, Embodied Subjects.

8. Global Islam: Modernity’s Other?.

9. Islamic Makings of The Self.

Part IV: Paradigms of Action and Cutlure.

10. Rethinking Movements.

Index

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