Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780199466276

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2019. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use. date: 17 November 2019

Dalits in the World Social Forums

Dalits in the World Social Forums

Chapter:
(p.102) Chapter Five Dalits in the World Social Forums
Source:
South Asian Activists in the Global Justice Movement
Author(s):

Eva-Maria Hardtmann

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466276.003.0005

Chapter 5 provides ethnography from the World Social Forums in Mumbai, India (2004), Nairobi, Kenya (2007), and from Belèm, Brazil (2009), and the involvement of Dalit activists in these large events. The World Social Forum has been held only once in Asia, but regional social forums have been organized in South Asia, and in 2011 a South Asia Social Forum was arranged in Dhaka, Bangladesh. During this forum it became clear that not only two contradictory worldviews were present at the forum, but also that South Asia was marginalized in the GJM and the World Social Forum process. The World Social Forum’s International Council meeting was held in connection with, and just following this regional forum in Dhaka in 2011. The World Social Forum International Council has been a controversial body, and the chapter discusses some of the debates from the meeting in Dhaka.

Keywords:   World Social Forum, South Asia, Via Campesina, No-Vox, MST, World Social Forum International Council, South Asia Social Forum, BRAC

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .