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Resistance, Space and Political Identities. The Making of Counter-Global Networks. Edition No. 1. RGS-IBG Book Series

  • ID: 5225854
  • Book
  • September 2008
  • 240 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Utilizing research on networked struggles in both the 18th-century Atlantic world and our modern day, Resistance, Space and Political Identities: The Making of Counter-Global Networks challenges existing understandings of the relations between space, politics, and resistance to develop an innovative account of networked forms of resistance and political activity.
  • Explores counter-global struggles in both the past and present - including both the 18th-century Atlantic world and contemporary forms of resistance
  • Examines the productive geographies of contestation
  • Foregrounds the solidarities and geographies of connection between different place-based struggles and argues that such solidarities are essential to produce more plural forms of globalization
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Series Editors’ Preface viii

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction: Space, Contestation and the Political 1

Part I Networking the Political 13

1 Place and the Relational Construction of Political Identities 15

2 Geographies of Solidarities and Antagonisms 36

Part II Geographies of Connection and Contestation 57

3 Labourers' Politics and Mercantile Networks 59

4 Making Democratic Spatial Practices 79

5 Counter-Global Networks and the Making of Subaltern Nationalisms 99

Part III Political Geographies of the Counter-Globalization Movement 119

6 Geographies of Power and the Counter-Globalization Movement 121

7 Constructing Transnational Political Networks 149

Conclusion: Towards Politicized Geographies of Connection 177

Notes 190

References 196

Index 221

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David Featherstone Liverpool University.
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