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Macmillan Higher Education

Social Movements and Globalization

How Protests, Occupations and Uprisings are Changing the World

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Palgrave

Pages: 248
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Sociology for Globalizing Societies

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Hardcover - 9780230360860

05 June 2014

$119.00

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05 June 2014

$49.99

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16 September 2017

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A cutting-edge and original analysis of contemporary social movements in a globalized world, providing a clear and comprehensive grounding in social movement and globalization theory and drawing on a range of case studies...

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A cutting-edge and original analysis of contemporary social movements in a globalized world, providing a clear and comprehensive grounding in social movement and globalization theory and drawing on a range of case studies and examples from around the world, from Anonymous and 15-M/Indignados to the Zapatistas.

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Covers the key areas of social movement and globalization studies
Draws on cutting edge research across a range of disciplines
No other book provides such a comprehensive and uptodate treatment of the dynamics, challenges and opportunities of contemporary social movements
Ideal for students introductory chapters provide a clear, comprehensive grounding in social movement and globalization theory

1. Introduction
2. Social Movements and Globalization: Concepts and Debates
3. Globalization and Social Movements
4. The Global Justice Movement
5. Cultural Resistance in a Globalized World
6. Social Movements, Media, and Information and Communication Technologies
7. Arab Spring, Indignados, Occupy: A Global Wave of Protest?
8. Conclusion.


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Cristina Flesher Fominaya is Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK and Senior Marie Curie Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She is a founding editor of the global social movements journal Interface and an editor of the journal Social Movement Studies. She is also founder and co-chair of the Council for European Studies Social Movement Research Network.

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Cristina Flesher Fominaya is Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, UK and Senior Marie Curie Fellow at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. She is a founding editor of the global social movements journal Interface and an editor of the journal Social Movement Studies. She is also founder and co-chair of the Council for European Studies Social Movement Research Network.

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