International civil society : social movements in world politics (Book, 2002) []
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International civil society : social movements in world politics

International civil society : social movements in world politics

Author: Alejandro Colás
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

* Clear, accessible introduction to the role of social movement in world politics * Offers an historical and comparative account of the development and impact of social movements ion the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Colás
ISBN: 074562555X 9780745625553 0745625568 9780745625560
OCLC Number: 248414476
Description: vii, 219 Seiten ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements. Chapter One: Introduction. Non--state Actors in International Relations. Chapter Two: Civil Society. The Challenge of the International. Chapter Three: Agencies and Structures in IR. Analysing International Social Movements. Chapter Four: International Society From Below. The Role of Civil Society in International Relations. Chapter Five: The Promises of International Civil Society. Global Governance, Cosmopolitan Democracy and the End of Sovereignty?. Conclusions: The Uses of International Civil Society. Bibliography. Notes. Index
Responsibility: Alejandro Colás.


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"Alejandro Colas takes a critical, and historically informed, look at the international spread of social movements, and of what is termed "civil society". Stressing that the components of civil Read more...

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