|aGlobal activism reader /|cedited by Luc Reydams.
|aNew York :|bContinuum,|c2011.
|axii, 406 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aSocial movements, NGOs, and networks / Mary Kaldor -- Transnational advocacy networks in the movement society / Margaret E. Keck and Kathryn Sikkink -- The rise and fall of transnational civil society : the evolution of international non-governmental organizations since the mid-nineteenth century / Thomas Richard Davies -- Transatlantic activism in the eighteenth century : the anti-slavery movement / Huw T. David -- Transnational humanitarian heroes in the early twentieth century : the Congo reform movement -- William E. DeMars -- Transnational pioneers : the international labor movement / Dan Gallin -- Labour rights as human rights : regulation in the context of a "Thinned" national state / Gay W. Seidman -- The power of norms versus the norms of power : transnational civil society and human rights / Thomas Risse -- Civil society and the international criminal court / Johan D. van der Vyner -- Human rights NGOs : a critical evaluation / Makau Mutua -- The global women's movement : origins, issues and strategies / Peggy Antrobus -- Contesting women's rights : charting the emergence of a transnational conservative counter-network / Louise Chappell -- Spinning the green web : transnational environmentalism / Wendy E.F. Torrance and Andrew W. Torrance -- Transnational policy networks and the role of advocacy scientists : from ozone layer protection to climate change / Reiner Grundmann -- Challenging global warming as a social problem : an analysis of the conservative movement's counter-claims / Aaron M. McCright and Riley E. Durlap -- Banning the bomb / David Cortright -- The Ottawa process : nine-day wonder or a new model for disarmament negotiations? / Maurice Bleicher -- Assessing the small arms movement : the trails and tribulations of a transnational metwork / Suzette R. Grillot, Criag S. Stapley, and Molly E. Hanna -- Before Seattle : the historical roots of the current movement against corporate-led globalization / Robin Broad and Zahara Heckscher -- Reclaiming the commons / Naomi Klein -- Creating spaces for global democracy : the world social forums process / Jackie Smith -- Is another world possible? Problems and shortcomings of the world social forum / Owen Worth and Karen Buckley.