Localizing and Transnationalizing Contentious Politics: Global Civil Society Movements in the Philippines

Localizing and Transnationalizing Contentious Politics: Global Civil Society Movements in the Philippines

By: Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem (editor), Zuraida Mae D. Cabilo (contributor), Ma Glenda S. Lopez Wui (contributor), Thandika Mkandawire (contributor), Ronald C. Molmisa (contributor), Joel F. Ariate (contributor), Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem (contributor), Sharon M. Quinsaat (contributor)Paperback

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A country facing serious economic challenges, the Philippines is also a democratic polity with a vibrant civil society sector. This collection is the first of its kind to focus on five global civil society movements in the Philippines-Freedom from Debt Coalition, Stop-the-New-Round Coalition, Tobin tax advocacy, Transparency and Accountability Network, and the Philippine Fair Trade Forum-and their responses to the inequities of neoliberal globalization.

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Teresa S. Encarnacion Tadem is professor of political science and director of the Third World Studies Center at the University of the Philippines.


Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction: Examining Global Civil Society Movements in the Philippines Chapter 4 Chapter 1. More Than Debt Relief: Two Decades of the Freedom from Debt Coalition Chapter 5 Global Issues, Local Target: The Campaign against a New WTO Round in the Philippines Chapter 6 A Movement Whose Time Has Not Come: Philippine Social Movements and the Tobin Tax Agenda Chapter 7 From North to South: Campaigning for Fair Trade in the Philippines Chapter 8 Campaigning Against Corruption: The Case of the Transparency and Accountability Network Chapter 9 Localizing and Globalizing Advocacies and Alternatives: A Comparative Analysis of Five Global Civil Society Movements (A Synthesis) Chapter 10 Conclusion: Realities and Challenges for Philippine Global Civil Society Movements

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  • publication date: 28/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780739133071
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 314
  • ID: 9780739133071
  • weight: 467
  • ISBN10: 0739133071

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