Globalizing Resistance against War: Theories of Resistance by Tiina Seppälä

By Tiina Seppälä

The political revival of the anti-war circulation after September 11 introduced a arguable debate on worldwide resistance. via precise learn of the anti-war circulate in Britain, this e-book seriously evaluates the theoretical debate from the point of view of ‘critical conception in political practice’.


This ebook offers new arguments and theoretical framework to think about globalized resistance to conflict. In an try and advance the theoretical debate extra, this ebook analyses strands of present suggestion; liberal cosmopolitanism which considers the stream a consensual strength of competition opposed to warfare within the type of worldwide civil society, and radical poststructuralism which speaks of the Multitude’s ‘war opposed to war’.. together with certain empirical case research of 4 anti-war enterprises; the Stop the warfare Coalition, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Globalise Resistance and War Resisters’ International, the writer illustrates the restrictions of the summary nature of present theorizing and highlights the necessity for thought to be extra engaged with political perform. whereas revealing tensions and conflicts in the new anti-war circulate, the research not just underlines the necessity to significantly examine the dominant theoretical?discourses but additionally means that the move would get advantages from a extra open dialogue in regards to the advanced courting among solidarity and diversity.


Globalizing Resistance opposed to War is worthy analyzing for college kids and students of foreign Sociology, diplomacy, warfare and Peace experiences, foreign thought and Political Theory.

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