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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Gills, Barry K.
People Power in an Era of Global Crisis : Rebellion, Resistance and Liberation.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barry K Gills; Kevin Gray
|Notes:||From communist dissidence to neoliberal conformism.|
|Description:||1 online resource (501 pages).|
|Contents:||Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Citation Information; Preface: People Power is Alive and Well; Notes on contributor; 1. Introduction: People Power in the Era of Global Crisis: rebellion, resistance, and liberation; Low intensity democracy in the 21st century; The historical dialectics of capital and resistance; Notes; Notes on contributors; 2. (Re)constructing Popular Power in Our America: Venezuela and the regionalisation of 'revolutionary democracy' in the ALBA-TCP space; Popular power and democratic socialism. 'Protagonistic revolutionary democracy' and '21st century socialism'Popular Power; Regionalising popular power in the ALBA-TCP space; Conclusion; Notes; Notes on contributor; 3. South African People Power since the mid-1980s: two steps forward, one back; Situating sites of people power; South Africa's civic movement, 1980s-1994; Civic demobilisation and social movement remobilisation; Decommodification, de-globalisation of capital and globalisation of people; Notes; Notes on contributor; 4. Democracy and People Power in Africa: still searching for the 'political kingdom' Locating the struggle for democracy in Africa in a historical contextPhase I: the nationalist period; Phase II: the post-independence experience with development and nation building; Phase III: the post-1980s experience with market-oriented reform; Phase IV: the post-1990 drive towards democracy; Democracy as an ideology of domination; In search of an emanicipatory African national project; Rebuilding the democratic state; Overcoming the neoliberal imperialist challenge: how to secure policy space; The residual option; Conclusion; Notes; Notes on contributor. 5. The Dilemmas of Korea's New Democracy in an Age of Neoliberal GlobalisationThe mode of democratic transition in South Korea; Regime change and the mobilisation of conservative civil society; The rise of conservative civil society; Candlelight demonstration and illiberal democracy; Concluding remarks; Notes; Notes on contributor; 6. Competing Ideologies of Political Representation in Southeast Asia; Political regimes: analytical frameworks; Filling the vacuum with populism; Consensus representation in Singapore; Challenging ethnic localism; Conclusion; Notes; Notes on contributor. 7. Democracy@internet.org Revisited: analysing the socio-political impact of the internet and new social media in East AsiaMethods; Use of the internet and demographic profile; Data on new social media and social networking; New social media and the impact of the internet in China and Malaysia; Assessment; Concluding remarks; Notes; Notes on contributor; 8. Opposing Neoliberalism? Poland's renewed populism and post-communist transition; Contextualising populism and the social impact of neoliberalisation: a Gramscian critical political economy approach.|
|Series Title:||Third world quarterly (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))|