Restructuring World Politics (Social Movements, Protest, and Contention v.14): Transnational Social Movements, Networks, and Norms / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780816639076
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2002
  • Series: Social Movements, Protest and Contention Series, #14
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.88 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Theoretical Framework and Issues
1 From Santiago to Seattle: Transnational Advocacy Groups Restructuring World Politics 3
2 Infrastructures for Change: Transnational Organizations, 1953-93 24
Pt. II Influencing Human Rights Discourse, Policy, and Practice
3 Human Rights Norms and Networks in Authoritarian Chile 47
4 Human Rights in U.S. Foreign Policy 71
5 Women's Rights Are Human Rights 96
6 A Human Rights Practitioner's Perspective 123
Pt. III Promoting Development, Environmental Protection, and Governance
7 Agendas, Accountability, and Legitimacy among Transnational Networks Lobbying the World Bank 131
8 Proclaiming Jubilee: The Debt and Structural Adjustment Network 155
9 NGOs, Transnational Networks, International Donor Agencies, and the Prospects for Democratic Governance in Indonesia 181
10 Restructuring the Global Politics of Development: The Case of India's Narmada Valley Dams 206
11 Globalization, Global Alliances, and the Narmada Movement 231
Pt. IV Organizing Labor
12 Marx and Engels: The Prototypical Transnational Actors 245
13 Networks in Transnational Labor Organizing 269
14 A Practitioner's Perspective 294
Pt. V Conclusions
15 Restructuring World Politics: The Limits and Asymmetries of Soft Power 301
Bibliography 319
Contributors 353
Index 357
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