Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 2003.
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War and Intervention in the Transnational Public Sphere Problem-solving and European identity-formation This book contends that public debates over wars and humanitarian military interventions after the Cold War represent an evolving process of comprehension and collective interpretation of new realities. it argues that transnational. Guidry, John A., Michael D. Kennedy and Mayer N. Zald (eds) () Globalizations and Social Movements: Culture, Power, and the Transnational Public Sphere. Ann Arbor: Cited by: Transnational merchant law, which is mistakenly regarded in purely technical and apolitical terms, is a central mediator of domestic and global political/legal orders. By engaging with literature in international law, international relations and international political economy, this book develops the conceptual and theoretical foundations for analyzing the political significance of. Modern research on the public sphere was sparked by the German social theorist Jürgen Habermas’s seminal study, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere(Habermas ), published in German in and translated into English, rather belatedly, in
Public Sphere and World-System: Theorizing Populism at the Margins Arditi (, 69) argues that populism is a mode of representation in con-temporary media- enhanced politics to the extent that populist leaders are con - ceived ‘as a crossover between acting for others, authorization, and the strong. University of Westminster Press (UWP) is an open access publisher of peer-reviewed academic journals and books. Our principle focus is to ensure that publications are freely available to as wide an audience as possible, so that researchers around the world can find and access the information they need without barriers. We publish in the social sciences and humanities, science and technology. The Consequences of Social Movements - January Drawing inspiration from protesters who have weathered social stigma, police dogs, rubber bullets, private militias, and even death, social movement scholars collectively hope that when people come together to collectively embody “power in movement” (Tarrow ) that this power has some influence or effect. What we may be witnessing is not so much the emergence of a transnational public sphere by a new digital generation, but rather a social and cultural cleavage between middle class young citizens with a global outlook, on the one hand, and a more numerous majority of young people more parochial in outlook, on the other.
The two major themes of the book include analysis of the historical genesis of the bourgeois public sphere, followed by an account of the structural change of the public sphere in the contemporary era with the rise of state capitalism, the culture industries, and the increasingly powerful positions of economic corporations and big business in public life. How to Grasp the Europeanization of Public Spheres: Theory, Methods, empirics: 2. Theorizing communication flows within a European public sphere / Barbara Pfetsch and Annett Heft ; 3. How advanced is the Europeanization of public spheres? Comparing German and European structures of political communication / Ruud Koopmans ; 4. Until recently, struggles for justice proceeded against the background of a taken-for-granted frame: the bounded territorial state. With that "Westphalian" picture of political space assumed by default, the scope of justice was rarely subject to open dispute. Today, however, human-rights activists and international feminists join critics of structural adjustment and the World Trade. Book Reviews / transnational public sphere with its own set of norms, values, and discourses that cannot be explained in terms of national politics alone. The bulk of the book, however, is contained in the section "Globalizations and Movements in Nation-States," demonstrating the editors' recognition that "the.