Globalization from Below
Transnational Activists and Protest Networks
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Globalization from Below by Massimiliano Andretta
Book DescriptionThis work offers an in-depth look at the Genoa G8 summit and the European Social Forum, from the protesters' point of view. When violence broke out at the demonstrations surrounding the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, Italy, the authors of this book were there. The protests proved to be a critical moment in the global justice movement. Presenting the first systematic empirical research on the global justice movement, "Globalization from Below" analyzes a movement from the viewpoints of the activists, organizers, and demonstrators themselves. The authors traveled to Genoa with anti-G8 protesters and collected data from more than 800 participants. A year later, they surveyed 2,400 activists at the European Social Forum in Florence. To understand how this cycle of global protest emerged, they examine the interactions between challengers and elites, and discuss how these new models of activism fit into current social movement work. "Globalization from Below" places the protests within larger debates, revealing and investigating the forces that led to a clash between demonstrators and the Italian government, which responded with violence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816646425
(229mm x 150mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 3-May-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Massimiliano Andretta
Global Justice Movement, Paperback (November 2007)
Examines the global justice movement that grew up around G8 protests, focusing on its methods of organising across national borders.
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Offers an in-depth look at the Genoa G8 summit and the European Social Forum, from the protesters' point of view. Presenting the systematic empirical research on the global justice movement, this work analyzes a movement from the viewpoints of the activists, organizers, and demonstrators themselves.
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Author Biography - Massimiliano Andretta
Donatella della Porta is professor of political science; Massimiliano Andretta is a researcher in political science and sociology; Lorenzo Mosca is a researcher in information and communication technologies; Herbert Reiter is a researcher in history, all at the European University Institute.
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