Geoffrey Pleyers’s new book on the alter-globalisation movement According to Pleyers, the unity of the alter-globalisation movement is dependent on the. I Alter-Globalisation: Becoming Actors in the Global. Age, Geoffrey Pleyers presents an account of what he argues can be considered the first truly global. “A well documented analysis of the global justice movement”. ALTER- GLOBALIZATION. Becoming Actors in the Global Age. Geoffrey Pleyers. Foreword by Alain.
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Moore, Archives of European Sociology “What is missing from much of today’s media coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement and related international struggles against alter-globalizstion globalization and Western imperialism is the question of where these movements have come from and why they’ve all emerged at this particular time.
Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. By showing us a movement grappling continuously with the Pyramid Dilemma over top-down versus bottom-up approaches, this book helps us think about the most basic issues of democracy and social change. Raffaele Marchetti Global Strategic Engagement 63, Moore, Archives of European Sociology What is missing from much of today’s media coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement and related international struggles against corporate globalization and Western imperialism is the question of where these movements have come from and why they’ve all emerged at this particular time.
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Australian Journal of Political Science Provides an excellent overview of the main debates within the movement through a meticulously constructed research programme [Pleyers’] thorough and balanced account of the development of alter-globalisation offers an immensely valuable resource for both researchers alter-globa,ization activists.
alter-globzlization Com marked it as to-read Jan 23, Global Cities, Governance and Diplomacy. By showing us a movement grappling continuously with the Pyramid Dilemma over top-down versus bottom-up approaches, this book helps us think about the most basic issues of democracy and social change. The World Social Form gathered some Geoffrey Pleyers Alter-Globalization 60, On the contrary, since the occupation of urban public spaces – and more particularly symbolic spaces alter-globaliztion has been a major feature of these movements.
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Globalisation, Global Justice and Social Work. Contemporary Sociology The kind of book that students of the alter-globalisation movement have been waiting for years for An indispensable read for anyone – students, academics, activists or politicians – who is looking for an elaborate and sophisticated discussion of some of the most crucial political issues of our time.
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Pleyers’ book is bound to become the definitive account by a contemporary of the alter-globalization movement. Alter-Globalization provides a comprehensive account of these critical global forces and their attempts to answer one of the major challenges of our time: April 23, Imprint: These camps were highly publicized, but also sporadic.
This kind of scholarship is what the alter-globalisation movement and indeed the world deserve. State, Globalization and Multilateralism.
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Authoritarian Capitalism in the Age of Globalization. They propose alternativesto Washington Consensus policies, implement horizontal andparticipatory altrr-globalization models and promote a nascent globalp Contrary to the common view that globalization undermines socialagency, ‘alter-globalization activists’, that is, those whocontest globalization in its neo-liberal form, have developed newways to become actors in the global age.
Joanna marked it as to-read Apr 13, The main contribution of Geoffrey Pleyers, and what makes this book an indispensable tool, is that he clearly exposes the mixed strengths and weaknesses of a movement which was, and remains, a grassroots movement in which activists from poor countries occupy a place observed in no other movement.
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Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in a Global Age by Geoffrey Pleyers
They propose alternatives to Washington Consensus policies, implement horizontal and participatory organization models and promote a nascent global public space. It was geofrey this period that progressive governments were coming to power in Latin America, many of whom attended the World Social Forums as candidates and then as elected presidents.
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