Popular dissent, human agency, and global politics / Roland Bleiker

Author(s): Bleiker, Roland
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Subjects: Government, Resistance to
Civil disobedience
Demonstrations
Dissenters
International relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
Series: Cambridge studies in international relations 70
LC Classification: J, JC
Table of Contents: Acknowledgements
Prologue: Theorising transversal dissent 1
Introduction: Writing human agency after the death of God 23
Pt. I. A genealogy of popular dissent 51
1. Rhetorics of dissent in Renaissance Humanism 53
2. Romanticism and the dissemination of radical resistance 74
3. Global legacies of popular dissent 96
Pt. II. Reading and rereading transversal struggles 117
4. From essentialist to discursive conception of power 120
First interlude: Confronting incommensurability 139
5. Of 'men', 'women' and discursive domination 146
6. Of great events and what makes them great 173
Pt. III. Discursive terrains of dissent 185
7. Mapping everyday global resistance 187
Second interlude: Towards a discursive understanding of human agency 208
8. Resistance at the edge of language games 215
9. Political boundaries, poetic transgressions 244
Conclusion: The transitional contingencies of transversal politics 273
Index 283
Notes: LCCN: 99026115
ISBN: 0521770998
ISBN: 0521778298 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description: xiii, 289 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 41118816
ISBN/ISSN: 0521770998
0521778298

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