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Transnational Civil Society

An Introduction

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Published by Kumarian Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Political Science,
  • International organization,
  • Sociology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Ngos (Non-Governmental Organizations),
  • Civil society,
  • Non-governmental organizations

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSrilatha Batliwala (Editor), L. David Brown (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9760980M
    ISBN 101565492102
    ISBN 109781565492103

    A growing research agenda concerns the emergence of civil society, state, and non-state organizations, developed in order to respond to issues of transnational immigration. Identity is continually challenged by the fluid legal and social characterizations of migrants created and adapted to local, national, and international organizations.   The book thus makes a significant contribution to the literature by providing a uniquely comprehensive history of transnational civil society. Its coherent structure and style make it a pleasure to read, and it must be recommended to students of sociology and political science.

    Srilatha Batliwala and L. David Brown’s Transnational Civil Society: An Introduction aims to introduce readers to some of the key orienting con-cepts and movements in the “ eld of transnational civil society (hereafter TCS). Following an introductory chapter by the editors on “Why Civil Society Matters,Ž the book is divided into two parts. Book Description. This volume offers an historical and comparative overview of the literature, theory, practices and critiques of what has been variously labelled 'global' or 'transnational' civil society, which includes a broad range of non-state actors, political, social and economic.

    ‘This is a breakthrough book in the study of transnational activism. Building Transnational Networks offers an imaginative, empirically rich, and accessible actor-centered account of the conditions under which heterogeneous, multi-sector civil society organizations form broad-based coalitions to challenge neoliberal globalization.   Civil Society, Post-Colonialism and Transnational Solidarity originates from Louvet’s observation of the strong commitment of a layer of Irish civil society- from the man on the street to political parties, associations and trade unions- to the defence of one antagonist or the other in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, beginning with the Six Day War in and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.


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Transnational Civil Society: An Introduction provides a clear and accessible introduction to the history, characteristics, and achievements of influential transnational civil society networks, coalitions, and : Paperback.

Transnational Civil Society and International Governance – The impressive growth and increasing influence of "transnational civil society," the host of cross-border nongovernmental organizations and informal networks that are concerned with common global issues, is one of the dramatic developments in post-cold war international affairs.

NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society - Kindle edition by Davies, Thomas. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading NGOs: A Cited by: The book concludes by drawing from historical experience to shed light on the potential for transnational civil society in the twenty-first century, emphasising the significance of learning from the failures as well as the apparent successes of the past.

Transnational Civil Society: An Introduction provides a clear and accessible introduction to the history, characteristics, and achievements of influential transnational civil society networks, coalitions, and s Srilatha Batliwala and L.

David Brown provide an in-depth analysis of the forces that have shaped transnational. Book Description: How did civil society function as a locus for reconciliation initiatives since the beginning of the 20th century.

The essays in this volume challenge the conventional understanding of reconciliation as a benign state-driven process. Transnational Civil Society’s Contribution to Reconciliation: An Introduction (pp. Transnational civil society is often seen as an important contributor to the democratization of global governance.

In their engagement with the World Bank, however, transnational civil society organizations prioritize pre-existing mission over responsiveness to claimed Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

* Features a perspective of both developing and industrialized countries * For a wide audience including academics, undergraduate and graduate students, researchers and practitioners The growing impact of cross-border civil society networks and campaigns on global policy has made transnational civil society an increasingly important phenomenon.

xvi, p.: 24 cm "Contains an introduction to the history, achievements, and challenges of transnational civil society initiatives on several critical issues and the forces that catalyzed and shaped those initiatives"--Provided by publisherPages: In particular, the early modern conception of civil society was socially and territorially bounded.

What is new about the contemporary use of civil society is both its transnational character and its emphasis on participation.

In effect, it represents a demand for a radical extension of democracy across national and social boundaries. This book's six case studies investigate the role of transnational civil society in the global anti-corruption movement, nuclear arms control, dam-building and sustainability, democracy movements, landmines, and human rights.

The conclusion draws out lessons learned and argues for a new understanding of the legitimate role of transnational Pages: Transitional Justice and Civil Society in the Balkans covers civil society engagements with transitional justice processes in the Balkans.

The Balkans, whose physical geography is generally considered to be the former Yugoslavia, as well as Albania, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria, is a region marked by the post-communist and post-conflict transitional turmoil in which its.

The book's six case studies investigate the role of transnational civil society in the global anti-corruption movement, nuclear arms control, dam-building and sustainability, democracy movements, landmines, and human rights.

The conclusion draws out lessons and argues for a new understanding of the legitimate role of transnational civil : Transnational Civil Society: An Introduction (review she vests much of the corrective responsibility upon civil society actors.

This second part of the book comprises crisp accounts of six transnational movements. These include the labor movement followed by the environmental, the economic justice, the women's, the human rights, and the.

Academics and practitioners alike recognize that global governance institutions suffer from a democratic deficit. Many have looked to transnational civil society as a means of remediation. Yet a clear gap has begun to emerge between normative hopes and empirical reality. Using new data from civil society engagements with the World Bank, this book shows how transnational civil Cited by: Get this from a library.

NGOs: a new history of transnational civil society. [Thomas Richard Davies] -- In this historical account of international NGOs, from the French Revolution to the present, Thomas Davies places the contemporary debate on transnational civil society in context.

Transnational civil society is often seen as an important contributor to the democratization of global governance. In their engagement with the World Bank, however, transnational civil society organizations prioritize pre-existing mission over responsiveness to claimed stakeholders and undercut the authority of developing country governments.

NGOs: A New History of Transnational Civil Society is organized in to three main chapters. While the short introduction states the aim of the book and sets out the structure, the first.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Third Force: The Rise of Transnational Civil Society by Ann M. Florini at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more Due to COVID, orders may be : In contrast to the conventional wisdom, which sees transnational civil society as a recent development taking place along a linear trajectory, he explores the long history of international NGOs in terms of a cyclical process characterized by three major waves: the era tothe inter-war years, and the period since the Second World War.

The Third Force looks at the new role played by civil society transnational coalitions or networks trying to influence policies on a variety of issues like corruption, arms control negotiations, banning of landmines, environment, gender and human rights.Building a Transnational Civil Society analyzes the structural crises of globalization processes and demonstrates the opportunities for, and limitations of, actors in transnational civil society and political movements.Over the last two decades, civil society has helped catalyse responses to the legacies of violent conflicts and oppressive political regimes in Asia and the Pacific.

Civil society has advocated for the establishment of criminal trials and truth commissions, monitored their operations and pushed for take-up of their recommendations.

It has also initiated community-based.