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The global right wing and the clash of world politics

Author: Clifford Bob
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Series: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Human rights, environmentalism, and global justice: these transnational movements today face fierce opposition from networks of conservative activists promoting contrary aims. In this groundbreaking book, Clifford Bob analyzes the clashes, proposing a new model of global policy making - and unmaking. This highlights the battle of networks, marked by exclusionary strategies, negative tactics, and dissuasive ideas.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Bob
ISBN: 9780521193818 0521193818 9780521145442 0521145449
OCLC Number: 759594304
Description: xiv, 225 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Clashing networks in world politics --
2. Making and unmaking policy --
3. Culture wars gone global: gay rights vs. the Baptist-burqa network --
4. Litigating for the lord: American attorneys and European sexualities --
5. Shootout at United Nations Plaza: warring over global gun control --
6. Battlefield Brazil: national disarmament and international activism --
7. Conclusion.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in contentious politics.
Responsibility: Clifford Bob.


This book analyzes transnational advocacy by conservatives. Mobilizing around diverse issues, their networks challenge progressive foes. Examining combat over gay rights and gun control, Clifford  Read more...


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'Clifford Bob is the first person to show how contentious movement politics on both the left and right has moved to a global stage. Tracing transnational networks within a range of movements, both Read more...

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