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Domination And Dissent

Author : Javeed Alam
ISBN : UOM:39015047671592
Genre : Elections
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The Politics Of Transnational Peasant Struggle

Author : Robin Dunford
ISBN : 1783487801
Genre : Political Science
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Recent years have witnessed new waves of land grabbing that have worked to dispossess peasants in both the Global North and the Global South. But peasant movements have organized at a grass roots level, through land occupation movements, and at a transnational level, under the umbrella of the social movement 'la Via Campesina', in order to contest their dispossession to resist this opression and dispossession. This book follows peasant resistance in order to demonstrate how grass roots peasant resistance has generated transnational social and political change. In the process, it explores questions concerning the forms of organization that enable grass-roots land occupation movements to transform the everyday lives of landless peoples by obtaining land upon which to work and live. It explores the way in which diverse grass roots movements have been able to connect and unite in order to contest transnational dynamics of oppression. Moreover, it discusses how these movement practices help transform how we think about human rights and global democracy. By also highlighting the problems that peasants continue to face, the book shows how the future of sustainable peasant lifestyles depends on the will of global organizations and transnational society to listen and respond to the voices of peasant activists.

Popular Dissent Human Agency And Global Politics

Author : Roland Bleiker
ISBN : 0521778298
Genre : Political Science
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Popular dissent, such as street demonstrations and civil disobedience, has become increasingly transnational in nature and scope. As a result, a local act of resistance can acquire almost immediately a much larger, cross-territorial dimension. This book draws upon a broad and innovative range of sources to scrutinise this central but often neglected aspect of global politics. Through case studies that span from Renaissance perceptions of human agency to the collapse of the Berlin Wall, the author examines how the theory and practice of popular dissent has emerged and evolved during the modern period. Dissent, he argues, is more than just transnational. It has become an important 'transversal' phenomenon: an array of diverse political practices which not only cross national boundaries, but also challenge the spatial logic through which these boundaries frame international relations.

Politics Of Dissent

Author : Martin Bak Jørgensen
ISBN : 3631660944
Genre : Dissenters
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There are alternatives to neoliberal market economies: basic income, the money of the common and degrowth. This study highlights the potential of dissent from the initial questioning of the dominant system to the creation of new political agendas. It discusses the multiple manifestations of dissent and their contributions to shaping political alternatives; it also takes a closer look at organizations and the challenge they face trying to establish forms of resistance. The struggles of current social movements in Brazil, Turkey, Nigeria, Spain and the US exemplify practices of dissent.

The Calcutta Journal Of Political Studies

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ISBN : UOM:39015074592588
Genre : India
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A History Of Algeria

Author : James McDougall
ISBN : 9780521851640
Genre : History
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An essential introduction to the history of Algeria, spanning a period of five hundred years.

Teaching Politics

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ISBN : UCAL:B3527511
Genre : India
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Cultivating Dissent

Author : Winnie Lem
ISBN : 0791441873
Genre : Social Science
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Explores rural resistance, class consciousness, and the politics of contemporary culture through the experience of family farmers in France's "red south."

Religion Politics And Dissent 1660 1832

Author : Robert D. Cornwall
ISBN : 9781317067184
Genre : History
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The idea of the long eighteenth century (1660-1832) as a period in which religious and political dissent were regarded as antecedents of the Enlightenment has recently been advanced by several scholars. The purpose of this collection is further to explore these connections between religious and political dissent in Enlightenment Britain. Addressing the many and rich connections between political and religious dissent in the long eighteenth century, the volume also acknowledges the work of Professor James E. Bradley in stimulating interest in these issues among scholars. Contributors engage directly with ideas of secularism, radicalism, religious and political dissent and their connections with the Enlightenment, or Enlightenments, together with other important themes including the connections between religious toleration and the rise of the 'enlightenments'. Contributors also address issues of modernity and the ways in which a 'modern' society can draw its inspiration from both religion and secularity, as well as engaging with the seventeenth-century idea of the synthesis of religion and politics and its evolution into a system in which religion and politics were interdependent but separate. Offering a broadly-conceived interpretation of current research from a more comprehensive perspective than is often the case, the historiographical implications of this collection are significant for the development of ideas of the nature of the Enlightenment and for the nature of religion, society and politics in the eighteenth century. By bringing together historians of politics, religion, ideas and society to engage with the central theme of the volume, the collection provides a forum for leading scholars to engage with a significant theme in British history in the 'long eighteenth century'.

Punjab Journal Of Politics

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ISBN : UCAL:B3799249
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