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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On the contrary, since the occupation of urban public spaces – and more particularly symbolic spaces – has been a major feature of these movements. Kathleen marked it as to-read Apr 14, Social control and repression of social movements and dissent now bypasses the borders between liberal democracies, authoritarian and semi-authoritarian regimes.

Simin Fadaee and Geoffrey Pleyers 21 November A New Generation Between andthe region with the largest number of international social forums was the Arab world. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Global Cities, Governance and Diplomacy. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! The Rise of the Global Left. Vita Semanyuk marked it as to-read Apr 26, 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.

This book analyses this worldwide movement on the geoffreey ofextensive field research conducted since The first one, in the mids, reflected a proliferation of local and national protests against neoliberal policies, in every region of the world. Reviews Schrijf een review. Lists with This Book.


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Kevin Post marked it as to-read Oct 18, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Follow Geoffrey on Twitter: You can remove the unavailable item s now zlter-globalization we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Alter-Globalization provides a comprehensive account of thesecritical global forces and their attempts to answer one of themajor alter-globalizxtion of our time: For example, no fewer than seven international forums were organized there in October and November Six different paths to EU integration.

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Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in a Global Age by Geoffrey Pleyers

Stephie Jane Rexroth marked it as to-read Dec 12, This kind of scholarship is what the alter-globalisation movement and indeed the world deserve. Although the number of participants was well short of the records set by the recent Alter-globalizatoon held in Brazilpeople inandinattracting tens of thousands of Tunisian and international activists shows that the WSFs remain appealing events in various regions of the world.

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. In winkelwagen Op verlanglijstje.

Rather than being anti-globalization, these activists have built a truly global movement that has gathered citizens, committed intellectuals, indigenous, farmers, dalits and NGOs against neoliberal policies in street demonstrations and Social Forums all over the world, from Bangalore to Seattle and from Porto Alegre to Nairobi.

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Fear Bob Woodward Inbunden. This book presents a movement both truly global and adapted to the economic context of each country and region.

poeyers They propose alternativesto Washington Consensus policies, implement horizontal andparticipatory organization 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 geofgrey to become actors in the global age.


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 and activists.


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To ask other readers questions about Alter-Globalizationplease sign up. Recensie s The question of how we can change the world cannot easily be answered, but Geoffrey Pleyers has shown masterfully in this beautifully written and finely researched book that the way we now imagine those answers in changing, in part because of the way the alter-globalization movement has altered our understanding of ourselves as global citizens.

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