Global Civil Society and Its Limits

Global Civil Society and Its Limits

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ISBN-13: 9781349508570
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 05/02/2003
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 279
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

ISMET AKÇA Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Bogaziçi, Istanbul
JEFFREY AYRES Associate Professor of Political Science, Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont, USA
JONATHAN FOX Professor and Chair of Latin American and Latino Studies Department, University of California, USA
LAWRENCE HAMILTON Mellon Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK
JOSÉE JOHNSTON Ph.D. on food security, University of Toronto
MARIE-JOSÉE MASSICOTTE Ph.D. candidate, Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Canada
HENRY MILNER Professor of Political Science, Vanier College, Montreal, Canada
LISA SUNDSTROM Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia, USA

Table of Contents

Introduction: Effective Resistance to Corporate Globalization; S.Halperin & G.Laxer PART 1: GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY: CRITIQUES Global Civil Society and International Protest: No Swan Song Yet for the State; J.Ayres The Dis-embedding and Re-embedding of Capital: Lessons From History; S.Halperin 'Civil Society': Critique and Alternative; L.Hamilton PART 2: TRANSNATIONAL ADVOCACY NETWORKS: HARBINGERS OF A GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY? We are all Marcos? Zapatismo, Solidarity and the Politics of Scale; J.Johnston 'Local' Organizing and 'Global' Struggles: Coalition-Building for Social Justice in the Americas; M.Massicotte Lessons From the Mexican-US Civil Society Coalitions; J.Fox Transnational Assistance to Russian NGO Development: Beneath the Apparent Construction of a Global Civil Society; L.M.Sundstrom PART 3: THE NATIONAL AS A SITE OF ANTI-GLOBALISM RESISTANCE The Defeat of the Multilateral Agreement on Investment: National Movements Confront Globalism; G.Laxer Civic Literacy in the Global Civil Society: Excluding the Majority from Democratic Participation; H.Milner 'Globalization' and Labour Strategy: Towards a Social Movement Unionism; I.Akça

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