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New social movements in the South

New social movements in the South

empowering the people

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Published by Zed Books in London, Atlantic Highlands, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • Developing countries,
  • South Asia.,
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Social movements -- Cross-cultural studies.,
    • Social movements -- South Asia.,
    • Social movements -- Developing countries.,
    • South Asia -- Politics and government.,
    • Developing countries -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [256]-267) and index.

      Statementedited by Ponna Wignaraja.
      ContributionsWignaraja, Ponna.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN17.5 .N486 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1725348M
      ISBN 101856491072, 1856491080
      LC Control Number92029103

        This book analyses social movements and radical political parties’ strategies in Spain, Greece, Portugal and Italy from to today. Events in such as the Arab Spring and the indignados movement in Spain initiated a new cycle of social book explores how the economic crisis and policies of austerity have transformed and continue to transform social Book Edition: 1st Edition. Protests and Social Movements in the Developing World will add new dimensions to your work on social movements. It is a book that every social movement scholar will want on their bookshelf. John McNutt, Voluntas Protest and Social Movements in the Developing World is aimed at scholars and social movement activists.

      Popular struggles in the global south suggest the need for the development of new and politically enabling categories of analysis, and new ways of understanding contemporary social movements. This book shows how social movements in Africa, South Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East politicize development in an age of neoliberal hegemony. The site navigation utilizes tab and enter key commands. To scroll page, use up and down arrows. The slideshow and carousels can be controlled using tab, left, and right arrow keys.

        Social Movements, NGOs & Popular Politics after Apartheid (Woodbridge: James Currey, ) shows that innovative and NGO–social movement collaborations in post-Apartheid South Africa mainly developed in the political margins, beyond national organizations such as COSATU, one of the most politically influential and largest social movements in Cited by: 1. Social Movements cleverly translates the art of collective action and mobilization by excluded groups to facilitate understanding social change from below. Students learn the core components of social movements, the theory and methods used to study them, and the conditions under which they can lead to political and social transformation.


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London ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Zed Books, ©   This book explores the evolution of social movements in South Korea by focusing on how they have become institutionalized and diffused in the democratic period.

The contributors explore the transformation of Korean social movements from the democracy campaigns of the s and s to the rise of civil society struggles after Cited by: the state’s frequent intimidation of social movements.

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In the last three decades important new social movements have emerged in the United States and elsewhere. Though levels of mobilization are now modest, there is good reason to think that movements and interest groups now on the scene may gain force at future points.

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The contributors explore the transformation of Korean social movements from the democracy campaigns of the s and s to the rise of civil society struggles after South Korea was ruled by successive. The socio-economic transformation of South Africa is necessary for the consolidation of its democracy.

This can be fully realized only when poor people's voices are heard in the corridors of power. Voices of Protest documents the first post-apartheid initiatives of poor people to mobilize and organize themselves. The book analyzes social struggles and movements in a variety of arenas. This book presents an overview of new approaches to the study of social movements emerging out of Latin America, based on original and innovative analyses of the recent changes in collective action across the region.

Over the past decade, new repertoires of contention have emerged in parallel to cha. Social movements are a type of group action. They are large informal groupings of individuals and/or organizations focused on specific political or social issues, in other words, on carrying out, resisting or undoing a social change.

Modern Western social movements became possible through education. His book, The Subversion of Politics: European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life, was co-winner of the Michael Harrington Award for best new book in political science.

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20 On This Book 29 2 Social Changes and Social Movements 33 Social Structure, Political Cleavages, and Collective Action 36 States, Markets, and Social Movements 42 Knowledge, Culture, and Conflicts 47 Structural Transformations, New Conflicts, New Classes 52 Summary