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Learning from the ground up : global perspectives on social movements and knowledge production / edited by Aziz Choudry and Dip Kapoor.

Contributor(s): Choudry, A. A | Kapoor, Dip.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 256 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230621039 (alk. paper); 0230621031 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Social movements -- Study and teaching | Social action -- Study and teaching | Action research | Experiential learningDDC classification: 303.48401 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
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Table of contents Learning from the ground up : global perspectives on social movements and knowledge production / Aziz Choudry and Dip Kapoor -- Global justice? Contesting NGOization : knowledge politics and containment in antiglobalization networks / Aziz Choudry -- Knowledge and power in South Africa : xenophobia and survival in the post-apartheid state / Ashwin Desai and Shannon Walsh -- On the question of expertise : a critical reflection on "civil society" processes / Robyn Magalit Rodriguez -- Whatever happened to the counter-globalization movement? Some reflections on antagonism, vanguardism, and professionalization / Kees Hudig and Emma Dowling -- Collective approaches to activist knowledge : experiences of the new anti-apartheid movement in Toronto / Rafeef Ziadah and Adam Hanieh --The subjectivation of marriage migrants in Taiwan : the insider's perspectives / Hsiao-Chuan Hsia -- Learning to win : exploring knowledge and strategy development in anti-privitization struggles in Colombia / Mario Novelli -- Worker education and social movement knowledge production : practical tensions and lessons / David Bleakney and Michael Morrill -- Conversations on the M60 : knowledge production through collective ethnographies / Biju Mathew -- Vanguards and masses : global lessons from the Grenada revolution / David Austin -- Learning and knowledge production in Dalit social movements in rural India / Kumar Prasant and Dip Kapoor -- Anjuman-e-Mazareen Punjab : ownership or death : the struggle continues / Azra Talat Sayeed and Wali Haider -- How do you say Netuklimk in English? Using documentary video to capture Bear River First Nation's learning through action / Martha Stiegman and Sherry Pictou.
Summary: Summary: The dynamics, politics, and richness of knowledge production in social movements and social activist contexts are often overlooked. This book contends that some of the most radical critiques and understandings about dominant ideologies and power structures, and visions of social change, have emerged from those spaces.
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Table of contents Learning from the ground up : global perspectives on social movements and knowledge production / Aziz Choudry and Dip Kapoor -- Global justice? Contesting NGOization : knowledge politics and containment in antiglobalization networks / Aziz Choudry -- Knowledge and power in South Africa : xenophobia and survival in the post-apartheid state / Ashwin Desai and Shannon Walsh -- On the question of expertise : a critical reflection on "civil society" processes / Robyn Magalit Rodriguez -- Whatever happened to the counter-globalization movement? Some reflections on antagonism, vanguardism, and professionalization / Kees Hudig and Emma Dowling -- Collective approaches to activist knowledge : experiences of the new anti-apartheid movement in Toronto / Rafeef Ziadah and Adam Hanieh --The subjectivation of marriage migrants in Taiwan : the insider's perspectives / Hsiao-Chuan Hsia -- Learning to win : exploring knowledge and strategy development in anti-privitization struggles in Colombia / Mario Novelli -- Worker education and social movement knowledge production : practical tensions and lessons / David Bleakney and Michael Morrill -- Conversations on the M60 : knowledge production through collective ethnographies / Biju Mathew -- Vanguards and masses : global lessons from the Grenada revolution / David Austin -- Learning and knowledge production in Dalit social movements in rural India / Kumar Prasant and Dip Kapoor -- Anjuman-e-Mazareen Punjab : ownership or death : the struggle continues / Azra Talat Sayeed and Wali Haider -- How do you say Netuklimk in English? Using documentary video to capture Bear River First Nation's learning through action / Martha Stiegman and Sherry Pictou.

Summary:
The dynamics, politics, and richness of knowledge production in social movements and social activist contexts are often overlooked. This book contends that some of the most radical critiques and understandings about dominant ideologies and power structures, and visions of social change, have emerged from those spaces.

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