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Contradictions and crises of neoliberal–imperial globalization and the political opportunity structures for the Global Justice Movements

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Abstract:

The Global Justice Movements emerged in the context of the contradictions and crisis of neoliberal–imperial globalization and the critique of it. They therefore express and provide a basis for the politicization of the negative consequences of post-Fordism and its crisis. This article examines the structural changes of the last 30 years from a Gramscian perspective of neoliberal globalization as a “passive revolution” and as the deepening of a “imperial mode of living” at a global scale. It is argued that examining structural changes helps us to understand why protest and social movements re-emerged around the year 2000. The article discusses some central features of the Global Justice Movements by focusing on the international Attac movement and the recent Occupy movement.

Keywords: Attac; Global Justice Movements; Occupy movement; hegemony and counter-hegemony; imperial mode of living; neoliberal globalization

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13511610.2012.721984

Affiliations: Institute of Political Science,University of Vienna, Universitätsstrasse 7/2A-1010,Vienna, Austria

Publication date: September 1, 2012

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