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South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement
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South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Abstract

This work is a well-researched study of the last few decades of the networks in the Global Justice Movement (GJM) and World Social Forums. It offers a more novel perspective on the traditions of protest, ethics, organizational forms, and visions among activists than is usually presented in the literature on GJM, which largely focuses on Latin America, the United States of America, and Europe. It is an ethnographically rooted account of the two conflicting discourses—one among activists in GJM and the other emanating from the World Bank—that have become intertwined locally within the same circl ... More

Keywords: Global Justice Movement, World Social Forum, activism, South Asia, Japan, transnationalism, dalit, burakumin, feminism, neoliberalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780199466276
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eva-Maria Hardtmann, author
Senior Lecturer and Researcher, Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology, Uppsala University, Sweden.