Description - Globalization and Social Movements by Pierre Hamel
A collection of case studies and theoretical reflection that contextualize the linkages between collective action theories, social movement practices and the phenomenon of globalization. All of the perspectives presented should force a rethink of the exact meaning of globalization and the way in which such insights can be used to advance understanding of basic transformations occurring in the diverse world of the 21st century.
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Author Biography - Pierre Hamel
PIERRE HAMEL is Professor of Urban Planning and Sociology at the University of Montreal. He is the author of Action Collective et Democratie Locale and co-editor of Action Collective et Enjeux Institutionnels. - HENRI LUSTIGER-THALER is Associate Professor of Sociology at Ramapo College in New Jersey. He has published several books on social movements and collective action. - JAN NEDERVEEN PIETERSE is Associate Professor of Sociology at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague. He is co-editor of Review of International Political Economy and advisory editor of several journals. - SASHA ROSENEIL is Professorial Research Fellow in Sociology and Gender Studies at the University of Leeds. She is the author of Disarming Patriarchy and Common Women, Uncommon Practices: The Queer Feminisms of Greenham.