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Transnational civil society : an introduction

Author: Srilatha Batliwala; L David Brown
Publisher: Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contains an introduction to the history, achievements, and challenges of transnational civil society initiatives on several critical issues and the forces that catalyzed and shaped those initiatives"--Provided by publisher.
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Transnational civil society.
Bloomfield, CT : Kumarian Press, 2006
(OCoLC)624733527
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Srilatha Batliwala; L David Brown
ISBN: 1565492110 1565492102 9781565492110 9781565492103
OCLC Number: 61303441
Description: xvi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Arjun Appadurai --
Introduction : why transnational civil society matters / Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown --
The new globalism / Peter Dobkin Hall --
Who really rules the world? / Marsha J. Tyson Darling --
Claiming global power : transnational civil society and global governance / Kumi Naidoo --
The rise of civic transnationalism / Sanjeev Khagram and Sarah Alvord --
Transnational pioneers : the international labor movement / Dan Gallin --
Spinning the green web : environmental transnationalism / Wendy E.F. Torrance and Andrew W. Torrance --
Dot-causes and protest : transnational economic justice activism / John D. Clark --
The personal is global : the project and politics of the transnational women's movement / Peggy Antrobus and Gita Sen --
Bridging borders for human rights / Alison Brysk and Céline Jacquemin --
Waging peace : transnational peace activism / Motoko Mekata --
Conclusion : shaping the global human project : the nature and impact of transnational civil activism / Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown.
Responsibility: edited by Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown.
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"A good resource for those seeking to gain a quick and comprehensive primer on the range and diversity of TCS endeavours. It should command a broad readership, particularly among students"

 
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