People Power in an Era of Global Crisis: Rebellion, Resistance and Liberation

People Power in an Era of Global Crisis: Rebellion, Resistance and Liberation

by Barry K. Gills, Kevin Gray

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ISBN-13: 9781317967422
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/31/2013
Series: ThirdWorlds
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 216
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Barry Gills is Professor of Global Politics at Newcastle University, UK His recent works include: Globalization in Crisis; Andre Gunder Frank and Global Development (co-edited with Patrick Manning); The Global Politics of Globalization: ‘Empire’ vs. ‘Cosmopolis’; Globalization and the Global Politics of Justice; Globalization and Global History (Co-edited with William R. Thompson); and The Globalization of Environmental Crisis (co-edited with Jan Oosthoek)He is Editor of Routledge journal Globalizations and Rethinking Globalizations book series, and a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

Kevin Gray is Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the University of Sussex, UK. He is author of Korean Workers and Neoliberal Globalisation (London: Routledge, 2008) and a number of scholarly articles on the political economy of East Asia. He is Assistant Editor of the journal Globalizations and director of the Research Network on Global Governance and the Emerging Global South (SouthGovNet), funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

Table of Contents

Preface: People Power is Alive and Well  Joel Rocamora  1. Introduction: People Power in the Era of Global Crisis: rebellion, resistance, and liberation  Barry K Gills and Kevin Gray  2. (Re)constructing Popular Power in Our America: Venezuela and the regionalisation of ‘revolutionary democracy’ in the ALBA–TCP space  Thomas Muhr  3. South African People Power since the mid-1980s: two steps forward, one back  Patrick Bond  4. Democracy and People Power in Africa: still searching for the ‘political kingdom’  Fantu Cheru  5. The Dilemmas of Korea’s New Democracy in an Age of Neoliberal Globalisation  Kwang-Yeong Shin  6. Competing Ideologies of Political Representation in Southeast Asia  Garry Rodan  7. Democracy@internet.org Revisited: analysing the socio-political impact of the internet and new social media in East Asia  Jason Abbott  8. Opposing Neoliberalism? Poland’s renewed populism and post-communist transition  Stuart Shields  9. People’s power and the struggle for social democracy in Latin America, Henry Veltmeyer

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