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Motta, Sara C.

Social Movements in the Global South

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Table of contents

1. Social Movements and/in the Postcolonial: Dispossession, Development and Resistance in the Global South
Sara C. Motta, Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Part I. Struggles Against Dispossession: Social Movements and the State in the Global South

2. Labour Protest and Hegemony in Egypt and the Arabian Peninsula
John Chalcraft

3. Choice From No Choice; Rights for the Left? The State, Law and the Struggle Against Prepayment Water Meters in South Africa
Jackie Dugard

4. Neoliberalism and Counter-Hegemony in the Global South: Reimagining the State
Mark Boden

5. ‘Not Suspended in Mid-Air’: Critical Reflections on Subaltern Encounters with the Indian State
Alf Gunvald Nilsen

Part II. Epistemologies of Resistance: Social Movements, Collective Learning and the Politics of Knowledge

6. The University and the Landless Movement in Brazil: The Experience of Collective Knowledge Construction through Educational Projects in Rural Areas
Sandra Maria, Gadelha de Carvalho, José Ernandi Mendes

7. Generating Theory in the Bhopal Survivors’ Movement
Suroopa Mukherjee, Eurig Scandrett, Tarunima Sen, Dharmesh Shah

8. Notes Towards Prefigurative Epistemologies
Sara C. Motta

9. Beyond Differences? Exploring Methodological Dilemmas of Activist Research in the Global South
Birke Otto, Philipp Terhorst

Part III. Against Neoliberalism and Beyond Developmentalism? Social Movements and the Postcolonial Development Project

10. Three Actors, Two Geographies, One Philosophy: The Straightjacket of Social Movements
Radha D’Souza

11. Fuelling the Flames of Dignity: From Rupture to Revolution in Argentina
Marina Sitrin

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, International Relations, Development Policy, Political Sociology, Political Communication, Sociology, general, Development Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Rethinking International Development Series
Page amount
290 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230302044
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31843-8

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