Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony

Global Civil Society and Transversal Hegemony

Books, Karen Buckley

Karen Buckley

This book provides a conceptual history of global civil society and a critical examination of the politics of resistance in the global political economy. It uses a dialectical method of analysis to illustrate the conceptual stasis of mainstream approaches to questions of globalization and contestation, while demonstrating the potential of a Gramscian approach to reconstitute hegemony as a key analytical and explanatory tool. Buckley offers insight to the movements of transversal hegemony and existent and anticipated modes of social relation through the case studies of the World Social Forum and the World People’s Conference on Climate Change.

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Building Other Possible Worlds The 99% and the 2015 Tunisian World Social Forum

Building Other Possible Worlds The 99% and the 2015 Tunisian World Social Forum

Journal Articles, Karen Buckley

Karen Buckley

 

The World Social Forum 2015 being held in Tunis may not present a welcome prospect for those who await the immediate consolidation of an alter-globalization agenda. However it does suggest that the process of resistance may yet be as important as any outcome.

 

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