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Meeting democracy : power and deliberation in global justice movements

Author: Donatella Della Porta; Dieter Rucht
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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"The concepts of power and democracy have been extensively studied at global, national and local levels and within institutions including states, international organizations and political parties. However, the interplay of those concepts within social movements is given far less attention. Studies have so far mainly focused on protest activities rather than the internal practices of deliberation and democratic
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donatella Della Porta; Dieter Rucht
ISBN: 9781107028302 1107028302
OCLC Number: 781555983
Description: xiii, 273 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Power and democracy in social movements: an introduction / Donatella della Porta and Dieter Rucht --
2. A methodology to study democracy and power in group meetings / Christoph Haug, Dieter Rucht and Simon Teune --
3. Types and patterns of intragroup controversies / Dieter Rucht --
4. Patterns of participation / Clare Saunders and Christopher Rootes --
5. Power and arguments in global justice movement settings / Massimiliano Andretta --
6. Emotions in movement / Donatella della Porta and Marco Giugni --
7. Quality of deliberation: a multilevel analysis / Marco Giugni and Alessandro Nai --
8. Structurelessness: an evil or asset? A case study / Christoph Haug and Dieter Rucht --
9. Power and democracy: concluding remarks / Donatella della Porta and Dieter Rucht.
Responsibility: edited by Donatella Della Porta and Dieter Rucht.

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An innovative study of the internal practices of deliberation and democratic decision-making in twelve Global Justice social movement groups.  Read more...

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'With but a few notable exceptions, scholarship on social movements reflects an outsider's perspective. But in this exceptional collection, the contributors take us inside global justice groups to Read more...

 
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