Other Worlds , Other Globalisations

(PECO 5501F, PSCI 5501F, SOCI 5504F)


S2, September 19 : What are civil societies ?

Exploration of the dynamics / dialectics of civility and incivility, and of a global civil society

Taiaiake Alfred, 1999 – Peace, Power, Righteousness, An Indigenous Manifesto. Don Mills, Ontario : Oxford University Press

L Amoore and P Langley, January 2004 – ‘Ambiguities of global civil society’, in Review of International Studies, January 2004, Vol 30, No 1, pp 89-110

Kenneth Anderson and David Rieff, 2005 – ‘Global Civil Society’ : A Sceptical View’, in Global Civil Society 2004/5, edited by Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, and Mary Kaldor (London : Sage), pp 26-39

Helmut Anheier, Marlies Glasius, and Mary Kaldor, eds, 2005 - Global Civil Society 2004/5. London : Sage

Gideon Baker, 2002 - Civil Society and Democratic Theory: Alternative Voices. London : Routledge. Chapter 7 : ‘Models of Global Civil Society’; Chapter 8 : ‘An echo that turns into many voices: Zapatismo and civil society as revolutionary practice’

Rajni Bakshi, 1998 – Bapu Kuti [‘Gandhi’s Cottage’], Journeys in the rediscovery of Gandhi. New Delhi : Penguin Books India (P) Ltd

Norberto Bobbio, 1988 – ‘Gramsci and the concept of civil society’, in J Keane, ed, 1988 - Civil Society and the State (London : Verso)

Steve Breyman, 1993 - ‘Knowledge as Power : Ecology Movements and Global Environmental Problems’, Chapter 6 in Ronnie D Lipschutz and Ken Conca, eds, 1993 - The State and Social Power in Global Environmental Politics, pp 124-157

Partha Chatterjee, 2002 – ‘On civil and political society in post-colonial democracies’, in Sudipto Kaviraj and Sunil Khilnani, eds, 2002 - Civil Society: History and Possibilities. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press

Graeme Chesters, 2003 – ‘Shape shifting : civil society, complexity and social movements’, Anarchist Studies, Vol 11, No 1, pp 42-65

John Brown Childs, 2003 – Transcommunality, From the Politics of Conversion to the Ethics of Respect. Philadelphia : Temple University Press

Ward Churchill, 2004 – Kill the Indian, Save the Man, The Genocidal Impact of American Indian Residential Schools. San Francisco : City Lights Books

Michael Edwards and John Gaventa, eds, 2001 – Global Citizen Action. Boulder, Colorado : Lynne Rienner

Jonathan Fox, 1996 [1995, 1997] - ‘How does Civil Society Thicken ? The Political Construction of Social Capital in Rural Mexico’, in World Development, vol 24 no 6, pp 1089-1103. First presented as paper at ‘Government Action, Social Capital Formation, and Third World Development’, conference sponsored by the Economic Development Working Group, Social Capital and Public Affairs Project, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Mass, May 5-6 1995. Subsequently reproduced in Peter Evans, ed, 1997 - State-Society Synergy, pp 119-149

Elizabeth Furniss, 2000 [1992, 1995] – Victims of Benevolence, The Dark Legacy of the Williams Lake Residential School. Vancouver : Arsenal Pulp Press

Marlies Glasius, Mary Kaldor, and Helmut Anheier, eds, 2002 - Global Civil Society. Oxford : Oxford University Press

Antonio Gramsci, selections from David Forgacs, ed, 2000 - The Antonio Gramsci Reader, New York : New York University Press

Agnes Grant, 2004 – Finding My Talk, How Fourteen Native Women Reclaimed Their Lives after Residential School. Calgary : Fifth House

Craig Jeffrey and Jens Lerche, 2001 – ‘Dimensions of Dominance : the State and Class Reproduction in Uttar Pradesh, India’, in Chris Fuller and Veronique Benei, eds, 2001 - The Everyday State in Modern India, London : Hurst and Company (revised version of an article published in Development and Change), pp 91-114

Sudipto Kaviraj and Sunil Khilnani, eds, 2002 - Civil Society : History and Possibilities. Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press

John Keane, ed, 1988 - Civil Society and the State. London : Verso

John Keane, 2001 – ‘Global Civil Society ? A New Cosmology’, Chapter 2 in Global Civil Society Yearbook, 2001, pp 23-47, @ http://www.lse.ac.uk/Depts/global/Publications/Yearbooks/2001/2001chapter2.pdf# search=%22Global%20Civil%20Society%20Yearbook%20Keane%20cosmo%22 (external link)

John Keane, 2003 - Global Civil Society ? Cambridge, UK : Cambridge University Press

Hagen Kopp, 2001 – ‘Fortress Europe … and the struggles against’, Chapter 22 in Kolya Abramsky, compiler, March 2001 – Restructuring and Resistance, Diverse Voices of Struggle in Western Europe (Self-published; available from AK press in the UK, www.akuk.org (external link)), pp 167-173

David C Korten – Globalising Civil Society, Reclaiming our right to power. New York : Seven Stories Press

David Lewis, October 2001 – ‘Civil society in non-Western contexts : Reflections on the 'usefulness' of a concept’. Civil Society Working Paper 13, Centre for Civil Society, LSE, @ http://www.lse.ac.uk/collections/CCS/pdf/CSWP13_web.pdf#search=%22Mamdani% 20civil%20society%22 (external link)

Elizabeth (Betita) Martinez, January 2000 – ‘Where Was The Color in Seattle ? Looking for reasons why the Great Battle was so white’. Extended version of article appearing in ColorLines, February 2000, http://www.nadir.org/nadir/initiativ/agp/free/seattle/color.htm. (external link) Obtained over email, January 19 2000

Laura Macdonald, 2004 – ‘Gendering Transnational Social Movement Analysis : Women’s Groups Contest Free trade in the Americas’, in Joe Bandy and Jackie Smith, eds, 2004 – Coalitions across Borders, Transnational Protest and the Neoliberal Order (Boulder and New York, USA, Toronto, and Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield), pp 21-41

Bob Myers (Workers’ Aid), 2001 – Taking Sides Against “Ethnic Cleansing”’, Chapter 14 in Abramsky, compiler, March 2001 – Restructuring and Resistance, Diverse Voices of Struggle in Western Europe (Self-published; available from AK press in the UK, www.akuk.org (external link)), pp 93-110

James Petras, December 1997 - ‘Imperialism and NGOs in Latin America’, in Monthly Review Excerpt titled ‘Imperialism and NGOs’ available on http://www.theorganizer.org/ilc/imperialism_ngos.htm (external link)

James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer, 2001b – ‘NGOs in the Service of Imperialism’, Chapter 8 in their Globalization Unmasked, Imperialism in the 21st Century (Delhi : Madhyam Books, by arrangement with Zed Books, London), pp 128-138

Thomas Ponniah and William Fisher, 2004 - ‘Under a tree in Porto Alegre: democracy in its most radical sense’, in Jai Sen, Anita Anand, Arturo Escobar, and Peter Waterman, eds – World Social Forum : Challenging Empires (New Delhi : Viveka), pp 178-182, @ www.choike.org/documentos/wsf_s310_ponniah.pdf. (external link) Edited version of : Thomas Ponniah and William Fisher, interviewed by Solana Larsen, February 2003 - ‘Under a tree in Porto Alegre: democracy in its most radical sense’, on openDemocracy, http://www.opendemocracy.net/debates/article-6-91-954.jsp (external link) /

Robert D Putnam, Robert Leonardi, and Raffaela Y Nanetti, 1993 – Making Democracy Work, Civic Traditions in Modern Italy. Princeton : Princeton University Press

Maha Abdel Rahman, 2002 – ‘The Politics of ‘unCivil’ Society in Egypt, in Review of African Political Economy, no 91, pp 21-36

Emir Sader, 2002 – ‘Beyond Civil Society : The Left after Porto Alegre’, in New Left Review, Sept-Oct? 2002, pp 87-99; http://newleftreview.org/A2411 (external link) /

Jai Sen, July 2005 – ‘On Incivility and Transnationality : Towards Alliances of Critical Hope. Steps towards critically engaging with Muto Ichiyo’s concept of transborder participatory democracy’. A paper for Panel One, ‘The Long March of 50 Year People’s Movement : The Works of Muto Ichiyo’, on Day One of the 2005 IACS Conference ‘Emerging Inter-Asian? Subjectivities in Cultural Movements’, sponsored by Inter-Asian? Cultural Studies and hosted by the Korean National University of the Arts at the Ilmin Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea, July 22-24 2005. Conference draft, 51 pp

Jai Sen, March 2006 – ‘‘Global civil society’ – looking for a definition’. Discussion note, 5 pp

Martin Shaw, nd – ‘Civil society’, in Lester Kurtz, ed, nd - Encyclopaedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict, San Diego: Academic Press, pp. 269-78), @ http://www.sussex.ac.uk/Users/hafa3/cs.htm (external link)

Jackie Smith, Charles Chatfield, and Ron Pagnucco, eds, 1997 - Transnational Social Movements and Global Politics : Solidarity Beyond the State. Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press

Haakan Thörn, 2006 - Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society. London : Palgrave

Paul Wapner, 1996 - Environmental Activism and World Civic Politics. Albany, New York : State University of New York

Peter Waterman, 2001b – ‘Conclusion : Globalization, Civil Society, Solidarity’, in his Globalization, Social Movements and the New Internationalisms (London and New York : Continuum), pp 198-245

Peter Waterman, November 2005 – ‘Global Civil Society : A Concept Worth Defining; A Terrain Worth Disputing’, in NIGD News and Notes 11/05, @ http://www.nigd.org/docs/GlobalCivilSocietyPeterWatermanNovember2005. (external link) Based on Notes for contribution to Workshop on ‘Zivilgeselschaft International: Teil des transnationalen Blocks und Kampfeld’, in ‘Kapitalismus Reloaded: Internationale Konferenz, Imperialismus, Empire und Hegemonie’, Berlin, November 11-13 2005. http://www.kapitalismus-reloaded.de/ (external link)

Franke Wilmer, 1993c – ‘The Great Cause of Civilization’, Chapter 4 in his The Indigenous Voice in World Politics, Since Time Immemorial (Newbury Park, London, and New Delhi : Sage Publications), pp 95-126

Franke Wilmer, 1993d – ‘What Indigenous Peoples Want and How They Are Getting it’, Chapter 5 in his The Indigenous Voice in World Politics, Since Time Immemorial (Newbury Park, London, and New Delhi : Sage Publications), pp 127-161

Franke Wilmer, 1993e – ‘The Indigenous Voice in World Politics’, Chapter 7 in his The Indigenous Voice in World Politics, Since Time Immemorial (Newbury Park, London, and New Delhi : Sage Publications), pp 192-210

Gary Younge, June 2006 – ‘Ignore youth at your peril’, in Guardian Weekly, June 16-22 2006, p 15


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