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International Political Economy Series

Globalization and the Politics of Resistance

Editors: Gills, B. (Ed.)

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The paradox of 'globalization' is that it both weakens and activates social forces of resistance. This book establishes the centrality of 'the political' in our understanding of globalization and explores the new 'strategies of resistance' emerging on local, national, regional and global scales. Its impressively wide-ranging set of contributors engage in re-thinking what practices now constitute viable political strategies in the world economy, focusing on popular responses to neoliberal globalization and the rearticulation of society, politics and the state.

About the authors

LOUISE AMOORE Lecturer, Department of Government, University of Northumbria, UK TERRY BOSWELL Professor of Sociology and Chair of the Department, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia CHRISTINE B.N. CHIN Assistant Professor of International Relations, School of International Service, American University, Washington D.C. IAN R. DOUGLAS Visiting Scholar, Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University RICHARD DODGSON Research Fellow, Health Policy Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London RICHARD FALK Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice, Princeton University JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH Professor Emeritus in Economics, Harvard University JEFFREY HART Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Bloomington R.J. BARRY JONES Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, University of Reading PAUL LANGLEY Research Officer, City Council of Newcastle upon Tyne ROBERT LATHAM Director, Social Science Council, MacArthur Foundation Program on International Peace and Security, Columbia University DON MARSHALL Research Fellow, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of the West Indies SANDRA MACLEAN Research Fellow, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University, Canada JAMES H. MITTLEMAN Professor, School of International Service, American University, Washington, D.C. ADAM DAVID MORTON Doctoral candidate, Department of International Politics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth CYRIL OBI Research Fellow, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, Nigeria MUSTAPHA KAMAL PASHA Associate Professor of Comparative and International Political Economy, American University, Washington, D.C. JAN NEDERVEEN PIETERSE Associate Professor in Sociology, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague ASEEM PRAKASH Assistant Professor, Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy, George Washington University, Washington, D.C. FAHIMUL QUADIR Doctoral Fellow, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University, Canada MARK RUPERT Associate Professor of Political Science, Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs JOHANNES DRAGSBAEK SCHMIDT Assistant Professor, Research Centre on Development and International Relations, Aalborg University, Denmark TIMOTHY M. SHAW Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies, Dalhousie University DIMITRIS STEVIS Associate Professor of Political Science, Colorado State University KENNETH P. THOMAS Associate Professor of Political Science and Fellow, Centre for International Studies, University of Missouri-St. Louis PETER WATERMAN Retired - formerly Institute of Social Studies, The Hague IAIN WATSON Department of Politics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Reviews

'No subject could be more important for the new century than popular resistance to globalization. This groundbreaking book marries theory and practice, tackling the problem head-on, with both realism and political imagination.' - Susan George

'Both world globalization and the complex reality are intelligently contested in this fascinating volume of studies of contemporary resistance. This is the sort of analysis that can bring the squabbling family of antisystemic movements together in a common struggle for a democratic and collectively rational global commonwealth.' - Christopher Chase-Dunn

'An impressive array of contributors. It is both timely and important that these essays should reach a wider audience. Globalization badly needs to be understood as something that can be contested. This volume gives insight into how this is already beginning to be done all over the world.' - Anthony J. Payne

'...a useful contribution to the existing literature on the subject.' - Bhubhindar Singh, ASEAN Economic Bulletin

'...the volume tackles various important issues about the process of globalization and the strategies of resistance in terms of both theory and practice. It is a useful contribution to the existing literature on the subject, especially when everyone is still trying to come to terms with the globalization phenomenon.' - ASEAN Economic Bulletin


Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Introduction: Globalization and the Politics of Resistance

    Pages 3-11

    Gills, Barry K.

  • Overturning ‘Globalization’: Resisting Teleology, Reclaiming Politics

    Pages 12-28

    Amoore, Louise (et al.)

  • Conceptualizing Resistance to Globalization

    Pages 29-45

    Chin, Christine B. N. (et al.)

  • Resisting ‘Globalization-from-Above’ through ‘Globalization-from-Below’

    Pages 46-56

    Falk, Richard

  • Globalization versus Community: Stakeholding, Communitarianism and the Challenge of Globalization

    Pages 57-75

    Jones, R. J. Barry

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Globalization and the Politics of Resistance
Editors
  • B. Gills
Series Title
International Political Economy Series
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights are restricted. Dual edition
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-51917-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230519176
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-79332-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-312-23023-4
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-97030-0
Series ISSN
2662-2483
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVI, 321
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