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Alter-globalization. Becoming actors in the Global Age

Jun 3rd, 2011 | By

ALTER-GLOBALIZATION Becoming Actors in the Global Age Geoffrey Pleyers Foreword by Alain Touraine Reformulating the possibilities for action in this global world constitutes a major issue in contemporaneous social sciences and a central challenge of the alter-globalization/global justice movement. This book proposes to discuss it starting from concrete experimentations by social actors who have contested
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ISA Grants for Buenos Aires

Jun 1st, 2011 | By

Second ISA Forum of Sociology 2012 – Rules for Grant Allocation Rules a.    Each Research Committee, Working and Thematic Group is responsible for allocating grant(s) to person(s) selected by its Board, following the criteria established by the ISA. b.    Applications for financial support should be sent by the participants directly to the RC/WG/TG Programme Coordinators
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Social Movements, Public Spheres and the European Politics of the Environment. Green Power Europe?

May 26th, 2011 | By

Social Movements Public Spheres and the European Politics of the Environment Hein-Anton van der Heijden This book examines how the European environmental movement, as part of an emerging European civil society, has impinged on the problem definitions and solution strategies in the European politics of the environment. Examining core case studies in European environmental policy
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AFS – Association française de sociologie – Grenoble 5-8 July 2011

May 26th, 2011 | By

The “Association française de sociologie” (AFS – French Association of Sociology) will organise its IV Congress in Grenoble next 5-8 July 2011. Many RC47 researchers and scholars are involeved in organising panels and presenting papers. Here you can find all information



La consommation critique. Mouvements pour une alimentation responsable et solidaire

May 26th, 2011 | By

La consommation critique. Mouvements pour une alimentation responsable et solidaire Coordonné par Geoffrey Pleyers Postface de Jean-Louis Laville Desclée de Brouwer. 333 pages, 26 euros. Le consommateur est-il cet acteur tant attendu capable d’introduire des considérations éthiques dans un monde dominé par la dérégulation des marchés? Dans les AMAP, les Groupes d’Achats Solidaires, les restaurants
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