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Anti-apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society

by HaМЉkan ThoМ€rn

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan, in association with St. Antony"s College, Oxford in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Africa,
  • South Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Apartheid -- South Africa,
    • Anti-apartheid movements -- South Africa,
    • Anti-apartheid movements,
    • Civil society,
    • South Africa -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementHåkan Thörn.
      SeriesSt. Antony"s series, St. Antony"s series (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT1757 .T49 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3431103M
      ISBN 101403939373
      LC Control Number2005056621

      anti-apartheid, yet that does not mean the task was easy. In addition, there was a close connection, often a source of internal tension, yet also strength, between action ; H. Thörn, Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society (Basingstoke: Palgrave, ), , 72, , File Size: KB. We are grateful to Connie Field, Clarity Film Productions, for permission to use clips from interviews recorded for the film series ‘Have You Heard from Johannesburg?’ and to Håkan Thörn for interviews conducted for his book ‘Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society’.

      State-Civil Society Relations in Post-Apartheid South Africa Prof. Adam Habib Director of the Centre for Civil Society and Professor in the School of Development Studies Seminar /27 Paper to be presented at on Friday, 10 October , in Anthropology and Development Studies Seminar Room (D-Ring ). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      Global Civil Society is about understanding globalisation 'from below,' from the perspective of ordinary people. We see the concept as describing an emerging reality of global civic action and connectedness. But global civil society is a highly contested concept, for which many meanings have been proposed but no agreed definition reached. A number of other prominent US foundations such as W.K. Kellogg and Charles Stewart Mott joined the cause, helping to build local civil society organizations. Among these, foundation support helped to seed a public interest law sector, most notably the Center for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) in and the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in


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Anti-apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society by HaМЉkan ThoМ€rn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thörn shows how the anti-apartheid movement was the most important of the social movements that have led to the construction of an active global civil society. The apartheid movement thus stands today as the historical model for the production of forms of contemporary collective action and solidarity in the new social movements - the first occurrence of what might be called a new Fifth International.'Cited by: Thörn shows how the anti-apartheid movement was the most important of the social movements that have led to the construction of an active global civil society.

The apartheid movement thus stands today as the historical model for the production of forms of contemporary collective action and solidarity in the new social movements - the first occurrence of what might be called a new Fifth International.'.

ANTI-APARTHEID AND THE EMERGENCE OF A GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY Lotte Hughes MOVING THE MAASAI A Colonial Misadventure Fiona Macaulay GENDER POLITICS IN BRAZIL AND CHILE The Role of Parties in National and Local Policymaking Stephen Whitefield (editor) POLITICAL CULTURE AND POST-COMMUNISM José Esteban Castro WATER, POWER AND CITIZENSHIP.

The book is divided into two major parts, re‐ spectively discussing anti-apartheid as a social movement, focusing on different contexts and lev‐ els of action, with an emphasis on the boycott campaigns against South Africa; and the press de‐ bate on apartheid/anti-apartheid in Britain and Sweden, choosing five particular moments in.

This article argues that the transnational anti-apartheid movement which, from a global perspective, must be seen as one of the most significant social movements during the post-war era, made an important contribution to the emergence and consolidation of a global civil society during this period.

This article argues that the transnational anti-apartheid movement which, from a global perspective, must be seen as one of the most significant social movements during the post-war era, made an Author: Håkan Thörn.

Review of Books: Håkan Thörn: Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society; Nigel C. Gibson (Ed.), Challenging Hegemony: Social Movements and the Quest for a New Humanism in South Africa; Richard Ballard, Adam Habib & Imraan Valodia.

The Emergence of Private Authority in Global Governance - edited by Rodney Bruce Hall December Books; The Emergence of Private Authority in Global Governance Global civil society and the privatization of transnational regulation. By Ronnie D.

Lipschutz, Associate Professor of Politics University of California. Håkan Thörn (University of Gothenburg), Anti-apartheid and emergence of a Global Civil Society; Christabel Gurney (Anti-Apartheid Movement), British Anti-apartheid movement and global connections () Chair: Colin Bundy (University of Oxford) PANEL II – ANTI-APARTHEID AND GLOBAL DIVIDES: SHARED IDENTITIES, IDEOLOGIES, CULTURES v PM.

The Global Civil Society Programme was ten years of research focused explicitly and with a policy-oriented outlook on the systematic investigation of global civil society. Established init was based at the Civil Society & Human Security Research Unit in the Department for International Development at LSE and produced ten years of yearbooks.

The Foundations of Anti-Apartheid: Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society. Houndsmills, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, [Part IV of the book (after several background sections) covers South Africa’s foreign policy afterwith three chapters specifically focused on the United Nations.] Wieder, Alan.

Summary: Looking at anti-apartheid as part of the history of present global politics, this book provides the first comparative analysis of different sections of the transnational anti-apartheid movement. The author emphasizes the importance of a historical perspective on political cultures, social movements, and global civil society.

Anti-apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society. [Håkan Thörn] -- "The author looks at anti-apartheid as part of the history of present global politics. He provides the first comparative analysis of different sections of the transnational anti-apartheid movement. Abstract Anti-Apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society The global anti-apartheid movement mobilised millions of people around the world.

People living in various countries like Japan, Holland, India, Sweden, Guyana, Britain, Ghana, Jamaica, Cuba, New Zealand and the United States took part in transnational collective action. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society (St Antony's Series) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our 5/5(1).

This paper summarizes some of the findings presented in the book Anti-apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society (Thörn, ), which is based on a research project based at the Department of Sociology, Göteborg University, Sweden. This research project was funded by the Swedish Council for Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences (HSFR), the Bank of Sweden Cited by: Scholte, Jan Aart () Review of Anti-apartheid and the emergence of a global civil society, by Thorn, H.

Acta Sociologica, Vol (No.3). ISSN Research output not available from this repository, contact author. Although the focus of her analysis is not on the level of civil society, it nevertheless implies a strong role for the anti-apartheid movement.

Through advocating. the global norm of racial equality, initially emerging in the context of the. Archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement, Annual Report“MSS AAM AAM annual.

"Global civil society" refers to the vast assemblage of groups operating across borders and beyond the reach of governments.

Whether such organizations constitute a new, increasingly autonomous realm or are merely artifacts of Western liberal society is widely debated. Keane, in this sophisticated exploration of an ambiguous and politically contested phenomenon, argues that a global civil.

According to Thorn (, p. ), South African anti-apartheid social movements had a global impact and 'played a part in the emergence of a global civil society during the postwar era and was one Author: Håkan Thörn.

Main A Global History of Anti-Apartheid: 'Forward to Freedom' in South Africa Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an .In his book Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society, Thörn states the primary case for seeing anti-apartheid as a transnational social movement.

He sketches the contours of a “ transnational anti-apartheid network” that was composed of “ thousands of groups and organisations, including solidarity organisations, unions Cited by: 1.The untold story of the Wales Anti-Apartheid Movement, from the mid-sixties to its present charitable incarnation as Action for Southern Africa.

Bhamjee's draws on extensive archives and on interviews with activists and public figures. WAAM was one of several crucial campaigning bodies which shaped political life from the 60s to the 80s in the UK. It focussed on attacking racism and raising.