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People’s Global Action (Asia): peasant solidarity as horizontal networking?

Paul Routledge and Andrew Cumbers

in Global Justice Networks

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9780719076855
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781702307 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719076855.003.0005
People’s Global Action (Asia): peasant solidarity as horizontal networking?

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This chapter considers People's Global Action (Asia), a recently established, non-hierarchical global network of diverse Asian grassroots social movements and activists, committed to decentralisation and political initiatives outside the realm of formal state politics. Its main function is to oppose the destructive consequences of neoliberal policies and to develop concrete alternatives.

Keywords: social movements; Asia; social activists; People's Global Action; decentralisation; neoliberal policies

Chapter.  12466 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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