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Politics and Social Movements in an Hegemonic World

Politics and Social Movements in an Hegemonic World

Lessons from Africa, Asia, and Latin America

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ISBN 109871183194
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My research interests include (1) contemporary and historical processes of globalization and financialization, (2) global inequality, social change and development, and (3) social and political movements (e.g. nationalist movements, labor unrest, social revolts, revolutions and warfare) in world history.


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Unlike dogmatists of the old left, the authors see the value of the new social movements - environmentalism, feminism, anti-racism, gay rights, etc. However, they also recognize the danger that these movements would lead to greater fragmentation and isolation, to the fetishization of difference as an end in itself, /5.

Social Movements in Global Politics a good handbook f or undergrad- uate students studying social movements and for members of the gen- eral public who are interested in this important social Author: Aliaksandr Novikau. Prima facie, contemporary social movements can be viewed as counter hegemony agents in their organized dissent against the existing order (Carroll and Ratner, ).

In this regard, social movements become the pivot of processes driving social change and ultimately social order. merely an order among states World hegemony is describable as a social an economic and a political structure World hegemony is expressed in universal norms, institutions and mechanisms which lay down general rules of behaviour for states and for those forces of civil society that act across national boundaries – rules whichFile Size: KB.

a phenomenal book that disentangles human agency from liberation politics. individuals don't just exercise agency when they rebel against hegemonic, existing norms, but they also do so when they inhabit the hegemonic norms.

through a study of the feminist mosque movement in egypt, mahmood shows us that women are rebelling against *some* traditional /5. discursive and Politics and Social Movements in an Hegemonic World book environment.

In short, the global environmental movement offers one of the best examples of “counter-hegemonic globalization” available. By the same token, the arena of environmental politics becomes one of the best sites for measuring the limits of counter-hegemonic Size: KB.

This book is an unprecedented attempt to analyze the role of the law in the global movement for social justice. Case studies in the book are written by leading scholars from both the global South and the global North, and combine empirical research on the ground with innovative sociolegal theory to shed new light on a wide array of topics.

Coronil, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Westernization, US Hegemony, and Neoliberal Globalization.

European global hegemony came to a crisis in the twentieth century as a result of two world wars, decolonization, and the consolidation of the United States as the dominant world power and new icon of the West. described as the hegemonic leaderships playing a pivotal role in global economic interdependence.

While Great Britain was a hegemon from the Napoleonic Wars to World War I, the United States has been a hegemon since World War II After the Cold War, there have been some debates about how sustainable the U.S. hegemonic power is. Promising to be an important book, The Media Commons and Social Movements represents a significant contribution to our understanding of communicative dimensions of protest and social change.

‘Jorge Saavedra’s new book will disrupt and delight in equal measure. A cornucopia of politics, theory, and the everyday. Comprehensive, authoritative, interdisciplinary, and up-to-date, The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements contains over entries exploring social and political movements and related collective phenomena throughout the world.

Key Features: • COMPREHENSIVE: Comprising over entries across 21 topics, this invaluable reference resource explores major social.

In a war of position a counterhegemonic movement attempts, through persuasion or propaganda, to increase the number of people who share its view on the hegemonic order; in a war of movement the counterhegemonic tendencies which have grown large enough overthrow, violently or democratically, the current hegemony and establish themselves as a new historic.

Get print book. No eBook available and phone. Go to Google Play Now» Rights and Social Movements: Counter-hegemonic Strategies. Alan Hunt. - 22 pages. 0 Reviews. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Bibliographic information. Title: Rights and Social Movements: Counter-hegemonic. regimes and social movements (Riley ; Tugal ). Political theorists have used Gramsci as an inspiration for developing the idea of radical democracy (Laclau and Mouffe ). Scholars of international relations have found Gramsci’s focus on global processes useful for analyzing neo-liberalism (Morton).File Size: KB.

gains for progressive social movements. These voices have taken the form of both general theoretical critiques of rights2 and conclusions derived from the study of the experience of particular social movements.3 In their most general form the core of these criticisms consist of a warning against the illusions generated by the liberal faith in rights.

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Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. Moreover, the book provides a compelling analysis of the role of contemporary globalization in the resurgence of Islamic activism across the globe and the challenges this poses for traditional theories of modernity and global social by: 3.

While the alter-globalization movement has inspired global contemplation of the flaws inherent in capitalist hegemony, the political impracticality of polycentrism has left the movement unable to articulate effective counter-hegemonic collective will.

Book Description. This book is the essential guide for understanding how state power and politics are contested and exercised on social media.

It brings together contributions by social media scholars who explore the connection of social media with revolutions, uprising, protests, power and counter-power, hacktivism, the state, policing and surveillance.

Oh no, I’m doing it too: “ Gramscian schema for hegemonic struggle!” I believe that making these ideas accessible to more people — particularly to the most active emerging young leaders involved in contemporary social change movements — is important.

So, I suppose I’ll take a crack at it now. Antonio Gramsci: worth reading. Hegemonic stability theory (HST) is a theory of international relations, rooted in research from the fields of political science, economics, and indicates that the international system is more likely to remain stable when a single nation-state is the dominant world power, or hegemon.

Thus, the fall of an existing hegemon or the state of no hegemon diminishes the stability of the. Hence do subaltern social groups create social, political, and cultural movements that contest and disassemble the exclusive claims to power of the Western imperialist powers, and so establish the use and application of local knowledge to create new spaces of opposition and alternative, non-imperialist futures.

chapter, some aspects of US hegemony did not emerge in but in fact go back to the end of the Second World War in Second, the US did not start behaving like a hegemonic power right from ; it became clear much later that the world was in fact living in a period of hegemony.

Her work on world-systems analysis, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, gender in modernity/coloniality and the geopolitics of knowledge in Eastern Europe and Latin America has appeared in the Journal of World-Systems Research, Cultural Studies, South Atlantic Quarterly, Political Power and Social Theory, Berliner Journal für Soziologie.

Biography. Jackie Smith is professor of sociology at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research addresses the relationships between economic globalization, social conflicts, and popular struggles. She currently serves as editor of the Journal of World-Systems Research, the official journal of the Political Economy of the World-System Section.

Discusses the most influential political and social movements and their roles in the history of modern world politics, including liberalism, conservatism, facism, and religious fundamentalism. Get this from a library. Parties, movements and democracy in the developing world. [Nancy Gina Bermeo; Deborah J Yashar;] -- This volume analyzes regime politics in the developing world.

By focusing on the civilian, collective actors that forge democracy and sustain it, this book moves beyond materialist arguments focusing. Complimented by dramatic explorations of the new trans-border resistance movements, from the contemporary labor movement to the resurgence of nationalism, this book moves beyond the traditional focus on cycles of rise and decline of great powers to asses the pressing questions at the intersection of contemporary globalizations and hegemonic rise, decline and resurgence of 2/5(1).

The Newness of the World Social Forum The World Social Forum is a new social and political phenomenon. The fact that it does have antecedents does not diminish its newness. Rather, quite the opposite. It is not an event, nor a mere succession of events.

It is not a scholarly conference, although the contributions of many scholars converge in Size: 89KB. Globalizing Hegemony and Resistance. In the 21st century, the United States has adopted globalization as a major policy. Global institutions like the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, and the World Trade Organization advance a global agenda.

This epic list of 50 must-read books about American politics explores topics from a broad range of voices and perspectives, from feminism to fascism, parties to polling, and tribalism to globalism.

These 50 best books should help you get up to speed with American : Sarah S. Davis. As is the case with all counter-hegemonic movements, left populism enters a field already shaped by past victories and defeats.

The parties that adopted a Eurocommunist strategy have dissolved or faded from political relevance; socialist and social democratic parties have cozied up to capital. This article argues that existing critiques of communicative planning become more salient when we consider the challenges posed by neoliberalization, which is understood here to mean the ongoing project to install market logics and competitive discipline as hegemonic assumptions in urban politics and by: Neoliberalism—“a political economic philosophy dedicated to the extension of market (and market-like) forms of governance, rule, and control across all spheres of social life” 1 —has, from the s onwards, exerted its ever more expansive power over societies worldwide.

Neoliberalism has not gone unchallenged, of course, with resistance materializing on many. Applying her conception of hegemonic Islam to the dataset, Cesari argued that the state-religion relationship is key to explaining a tendency towards political violence and social hostility.

Islam is not the problem, she contended—rather, the incorporation of religion into politics is the cause for : Israa Saber. In reality, the book distorts this very history to make a case for identity politics and against a Marxist-led socialist revolution as the.

In his book The Myth of America's Decline: Leading the World Economy into the s, Henry R. Nau considers that the continuity in American hegemony is underlying the expansion of political and economic liberalism during the Size: KB. The political implications of the issue are clear.

If there is an independent structure of masculinity, then it should produce counter-hegemonic movements of men, and all good blokes should get involved in them.

If the structure is not independent, or the movements not counter-hegemonic, or the counter-hegemony not moving, then political. The Use Of Social Movements To Maintain Economic Hegemony Western utilization and manipulation of primitivist, conservative, and reactionary social forces in order to stop economic development is.

The kind of ideological hegemony that operates in America is different from the mechanisms used by totalitarian states to maintain control. Totalitarian societies tend to rely more on violence to control the population, although they usually also have an ideology to support the status quo.

In Territories of Difference, Arturo Escobar, author of the widely debated book Encountering Development, analyzes the politics of difference enacted by specific place-based ethnic and environmental movements in the context of neoliberal analysis is based on his many years of engagement with a group of Afro-Colombian activists of Author: Arturo Escobar.Khalidi takes on ‘hegemonic narrative’ of Jewish nationalism in personal new book By Steve France Febru Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Email.

What does it mean to be a 'liberal'? It is no longer a sharply defined political movement but, in a sense, the very political condition of modernity. social and political .