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The book examines some of the ways in which contemporary forms of political dissent are situated within processes of global ordering. Grounded in analysis of concrete practices of discipline and dissent in specific contexts, it explores the ways in which resistance can be shaped by dominant ways of thinking, seeing or enacting politics and by the multiform relations of power at play in the making of global order.
The contributions, written from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, address themes such as the processes through which particular sorts of resisting subjects are produced; the politics of knowledge in which resisting practices are embedded; the ways in which visual technologies are deployed within and towards oppositional practices; and the politics of gender, race and class within spaces of contestation. The volume thus opens up space for critical reflection and inter-disciplinary dialogue on what it means to be a resisting subject and on the interplay between the power and counter-power in global order.
This book was published as a special issue of Globalizations.
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Lara Montesinos Coleman is Lecturer in Development and Conflict at the University of Durham and recently finished her PhD at the University of Bristol. Her research focuses on questions of resistance, global development, security and the politics of knowledge. She is a member of the International Collaboratory on Critical Methods in Security Studies.
Karen Tucker is a Research Associate at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol. Her research focuses on issues relating to global governance, global trade politics, subaltern knowledges, critical methodology and the politics of global resistance.
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