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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Cultural Policy and Industries of Identity. In a global wave of movements came out of this region, denouncing austerity policies and reminding us that pleyeds was not the excesses of the welfare state but those of finance that caused the crisis. Raffaele Marchetti Global Strategic Engagement 63, Anti-Racist Movements in the EU.


It is a conceptual tool that has been of great help me in group facilitation and positive management of conflicts, both online and in assemblies as it allows overpassing tensions among positions that seem irreconcilable and developing an empathy based on mutual understanding.

Media, Democracy and European Culture. Mary Kaldor, London School of Economics Pleyers has traveled the world to offer readers the most sweeping look yet at this crucial global movement, including how it has changed in the face of the recent crisis of the very capitalism it criticizes.


We appreciate your feedback. This is a good point from which to look back over the history of the alter-globalization movement, from the s to Samenvatting Contrary to the common view that globalization undermines social agency, alter-globalization activists’, that is, those who contest globalization in its neo-liberal form, have developed new ways to become actors in the global age.

They all denounced the growing influence of the World Trade Organization, the geoffre of third world debt, and the power of the multinationals.

Afterthe audiences and outcomes of most alter-globalization meetings have considerably diminished.

A Brief History of the Alter-Globalization Movement – Books & ideas

Jasper, City University of New York. However, during this time the movement was successful in at least three ways: Alain Touraine, a key figure in the social sciences, has provided a Preface. Gratis verzending 30 dagen bedenktijd en gratis retourneren Ophalen bij een bol.

What we talk about when we talk about TTIP. 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 alter-globaliization Nairobi.

Alter-Globalization: Becoming Actors in a Global Age

The review must be at least 50 characters long. April 23, Imprint: The emergence of this global movement highlighted and brought together a number of local and national struggles which up to then had been seen as isolated, and had been inconspicuous in the outside world.


Pleyers examines the question of how citizens and civil society can contribute to the building of a fairer, sustainable and more democratic co-existence of human beings in a global world. You’ve successfully reported this review. To ask other readers questions about Alter-Globalizationplease sign up. How can citizens and civil society contribute to the building of a fairer, sustainable and more democratic co-existence of human beings in a global world? Reviews Schrijf een review.

Rapidly expanding alternative and local food networks are converging with other solidarity economy initiatives.

The first Poeyers Social Forum, in Florence There was a significant decline in the number of participants between 15, and 50, for eachand the inclusion of popular organizations often met more complications.

In spite of predictions made by many intellectuals, the alter-globalization movement did not decline after September alter-globqlization th ; in fact, in the years since then it has had its greatest popular successes, and has had a significant impact on public opinion and the media. Emerging Markets and the Pleyrs. How can citizens and civil society contribute to the building of a fairer, sustainable and more democratic co-existence of human beings in a global world?

Alter-Globalization provides a comprehensive account of these critical global forces and their attempts to answer one of the major challenges of our time: