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  1. Citizens vs. Markets

    How Civil Society is Rethinking the Economy in a Time of Crises

    Edited by Lorenzo Fioramonti, Ekkehard Thümler

    After an apparent temporary relief, the financial crisis is back full steam. The ‘double dip’ has turned into a full-blown meltdown of financial markets, public budgets and, by and large, democratic accountability. This global crisis is a fundamental wake-up call: a signal that our conventional...

    Published September 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Movements, the Poor and the New Politics of the Americas

    Edited by Håvard Haarstad, Mark Amen, Asuncion Lera St Clair

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Håvard Haarstad is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen. He has worked extensively on the political economy of natural resource extraction, and the role of social movements, civil society and labor unions in politicizing extraction. Mark Amen is...

    Published September 8th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Contentious Agency and Natural Resource Politics

    By Markus Kröger

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    The looming depletion of non-renewable resources has increased the global land grab in the past decade. So far however, the question of how and when people can influence economic outcomes has received little attention in the study of social movements. Based on in-depth ethnographic field research...

    Published September 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. People Power in an Era of Global Crisis

    Rebellion, Resistance and Liberation

    Edited by Barry K. Gills, Kevin Gray

    Series: ThirdWorlds

    A quarter of a century has now passed since the historic popular uprising that led to the overthrow of the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship in the Philippines. The mass movement known as the "People’s Power Revolution" was not only pivotal to the democratic transition within the Philippines, but it...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Violence, Elections, and Party Politics

    Edited by Mary Beth Altier, Susanne Martin, Leonard B. Weinberg

    As the United States and the countries of Western Europe have sought to promote democratic rule in those parts of the world that have not enjoyed the blessings of liberty, they have failed to consider an important factor. Competitive elections, the sine qua non of democratic government, often gives...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Aboriginal Tent Embassy

    Sovereignty, Black Power, Land Rights and the State

    Edited by Gary Foley, Andrew Schaap, Edwina Howell

    The 1972 Aboriginal Embassy was one of the most significant indigenous political demonstrations of the twentieth century. What began as a simple response to a Prime Ministerial statement on Australia Day 1972, evolved into a six-month political stand-off between radical Aboriginal activists and a...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Legacies of Caribbean Radical Politics

    Edited by Shalini Puri

    The year 2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and the thirtieth anniversary of the Grenadian and Nicaraguan Revolutions, and as such offered an occasion to assess the complex legacies of revolutionary politics in the Caribbean. This volume considers what we might learn from such...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony

    The Globalization-Contestation Nexus

    By Karen M. Buckley

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    There has been clear recognition of tendencies towards uncritically celebrating resistance and the need for critical appraisal within the literature on globalization and contestation. This book provides a conceptual history of global civil society and a critical examination of the politics of...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Civil Disobedience and Deliberative Democracy

    By William Smith

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Civil disobedience is a public, nonviolent, conscientious yet political act, contrary to law, carried out to communicate opposition to law and policy of government. This book presents a theory of civil disobedience that draws on ideas associated with deliberative democracy. This book explores the...

    Published May 15th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Political Agency

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Bice Maiguashca, Raffaele Marchetti

    Series: Global Order Studies

    This book explores and critically reflects on the theory and practice of political agency in contemporary global politics. In light of the changing relationship between the state, the market and the society, it seeks to map both theoretically and empirically contemporary forms of global political...

    Published May 12th 2013 by Routledge