Recovering Internationalism, Creating the New Global Solidarity


RECOVERING INTERNATIONALISM, CREATING THE NEW GLOBAL SOLIDARITY
Labour, Social Movements and Emancipation in the 21st Century


By Peter Waterman
Lima/The Hague, January-March 2008

Peter Waterman (London 1936) is a veteran activist-researcher in and on labour, social movements, the old and new internationalisms. Amongst his recent previous books have been Globalisation, Social Movements and the New Internationalisms (London/New York, 1998/2001) and Los nuevos tejidos nerviosos del internacionalismo y la solidaridad (Lima, 2006). He is a co-editor, with Jai Sen, New Delhi, and others, of a series of compilations on the World Social Forum. The present collection consists of papers written since his New Internationalisms. They fall under the heads of Labouring People and Unions, Women and Feminism, Communication and Culture, the Global Justice Movement and World Social Forum. An autobiographical Conclusion reflects on Communism as a predecessor of the latest wave of internationalist social movements. Peter is presently engaged with other experiments in computerised and on-line publishing. He is also writing a full-length autobiography.

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

  • Recovering Internationalism, Creating the New Global Solidarity

PART I: LABOURING PEOPLE AND TRADE UNIONS

PART II: WOMEN AND FEMINISM

PART III: GLOBALISATION, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE

PART IV: THE GLOBAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT AND WORLD SOCIAL FORUM

CONCLUSION: ROOTS OF THE PRESENT

SELECTED PERSONAL BIBLIOGRAPHY ON-LINE SINCE 2001

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Given that this is an experimental, non-profit, on-line publication, and that an attempt has been made to identify sources of all material not my own, I would like to assume goodwill on the part of any unacknowledged copyright holders. Any questions or claims should be addressed to the author.

Peter Waterman
Lima/The Hague, January-March 2008
p.waterman@inter.nl.net




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