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21st Century Dissent: Anarchism, Anti-Globalization and Environmentalism
Anarchism has seldom had good press, and anarchists have always faced resistance to their political philosophy. Despite this, 21st Century Dissent contends that anarchism has considerably influenced the modern political landscape. Giorel Curran explores the contemporary face of anarchism as expressed via environmental protests and the anti-globalization movement. She conte ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 9th 2007 by Palgrave Macmillan
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A review of the strands of anti-globalization and environmentalist oppositional politics which are unified by anarchist tendencies, ideological or post-ideological. Anarchist movements are characterized by absence of hierarchies and decentralized authority. Anarchist movements do not aim to capture state power and bring about their preferred change, like the traditional Left. Instead, they wish to put forward a counter Power of their own in opposition to state power, dismantle all hierarchical p ...more