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Global Justice Networks: Geographies of Transnational Solidarity

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers


This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the ‘global justice movement’. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants' network in Asia (People's Global Action); an international trade union network (the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers); and the Social Forum process, it analyses some of the global justice movement's component parts, operational networks and their respective dynamics, strategies and practices. The authors argue that the emergence of new globally connected forms of collective action against neoliberal globali ... More

Keywords: global justice movement, People's Global Action, International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers, Social Forum, collective action, neoliberal globalisation, political agency, social movements, operational dynamics, global civil society, global justice networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780719076855
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: July 2012 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Routledge, author

Andrew Cumbers, author