Contesting Globalization: Space and Place in the World by André C. Drainville,Saskia Sassen

By André C. Drainville,Saskia Sassen

Contesting Globalization makes an leading edge and unique addition to the literature on globalization interpreting the demanding situations confronted by means of these wishing to increase revolutionary visions of obvious international governance and civil society.


This new research heavily strains the background and improvement of the associations of worldwide governance (The international financial institution, IMF, WTO etc.) in addition to the emergence of the anti-globalization stream. the writer argues that we're at a different second the place social forces have moved from nationwide and overseas struggles to an international fight and intervention on the planet financial system.

A sequence of case reviews study the ways that towns became contested websites for worldwide struggles from the London dockworkers moves of the 19th century to the new demonstrations opposed to the overseas monetary associations in Genoa, Seattle and Washington.

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