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書名 The transnational activist : transformations and comparisons from the Anglo-world since the nineteenth century / Stefan Berger, Sean Scalmer, editors
出版項 Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
©2018
國際標準書號 9783319662053 (hbk.)
3319662058 (hbk.)
9783319662060 (ebook)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  HN13 T772 2018    在架上    30530001304344
 人文社會聯圖  HN13 .T73 2018    在架上    30600020117330
說明 xvi, 364 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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系列 Palgrave studies in the history of social movements
Palgrave studies in the history of social movements
附註 Includes bibliographical references and indexes
The transnational activist: an introduction / Stefan Berger and Sean Scalmer -- Activism in the antipodes: transnational Quaker humanitarianism and the troubled politics of compassion in the early nineteenth century / Penelope Edmonds -- Not a man of his own time: Roger Casement and transnational activism / Mariana Bolfarine -- Empire and activism: Gandhi, imperialism, and the global career of Satyagraha / Sean Scalmer -- Translating anti-capitalism throughout the empire: Tom Mann and John Curtin as transnational activists, 1902-1916 / Liam Byrne -- Marceau Pivert and the travails of an international socialist / Talbot Imlay -- The making of a transnational activist: the Indonesian human rights campaigner Carmel Budiardjo / Katharine McGregor -- Speaking out for justice: Bella Galhos and the international campaign for the independence of East Timor / Hannah Loney -- Jessie Street: activism without discrimination / Chloe Ward -- A very rooted cosmopolitan: E.P. Thompson's Englishness and his transnational activism / Stefan Berger and Christian Wicke -- From the local to the global and back again: the rainforest information centre and transnational environmental activism in the 1980s / Iain McIntyre -- Animal rights without borders: Lyn White and transnational investigative campaigning / Gonzalo Villanueva -- Afterword: transnational activisms in social movement / Donatella della Porta
This book provides the first historical and comparative study of the 'transnational activist'. A range of important recent scholarship has considered the rise of global social movements, the presence of transnational networks, and the transfer or diffusion of political techniques. Much of this writing has registered the pivotal role of 'transnational' or 'global' activists. However, if the significance of the 'transnational activist' is now routinely acknowledged, then the history of this actor is still something of a mystery. Most commentators have associated the figure with contemporary history. Hence much of the debate around 'transnational activism' is ahistorical, and claims for novelty are not often based on developed historical comparison. As this volume argues, it is possible to identify the 'transnational activist' in earlier decades and even centuries. But when did this figure first appear? What are the historical conditions that nurtured its emergence? What are the principal moments in the development of the transnational activist? And do the transnational activists of the Internet age differ in number or nature from those of earlier years? These historical questions will be at the heart of this volume
主題 Social reformers -- History
Political activists -- History
Social movements -- History
Alt Author Berger, Stefan, editor
Scalmer, Sean, editor
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