Rethinking the politics of globalization: theory, concepts, and strategy
Placed within the broad fields of International Relations and International Political Economy this book specifically focuses upon the conceptual and strategic debates concerning the relationship between social movements and the politics of globalization. Outlining current theories concerning the activity and interaction of social movements and globalization Watson reconsiders this debate by mapping an alternative conceptual and strategic account of the politics of resistance to globalization. Considering the responses of neoliberal institutions the book also assesses the implications of struggles for understanding the site and nature of political power and authority in the present and future global political economy.This text is an important addition to the collections of those involved in issues that impact on international politics international political economy the politics of development and democracy third world politics and sociology.
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The Theory and Practice of Social Movements
Rethinking the Politics of Resistance
Globalization and its Real Discontents
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