Links

 

Research groups on social movements

 

Groupe de recherche sur la citoyenneté active (GRECA).

European Protest Movement.

Research Group: Civil Society, Citizenship, and Political Mobilization in Europe.

 

Center for the study of democracy, University of California, Irvine.

 

Center for the study of social movements and social change.

 

Program for the study of contentious politics.

 

 

Websites of persons of interest in the field of social movement research, which may contain useful information

 

Javier Auyero

 

Mario Diani

 

Olivier Fillieule

 

Jeff Goodwin

 

James M. Jasper

 

Martin Klimke

 

Doug McAdam

 

Pamela Oliver

Pippa Norris

Christopher Rootes

 

Dieter Rucht

 

Sidney Tarrow

 

 

Research networks on global issues

 

CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation.

 

Euromovements - Action Research Network for the ESF confluence process.

 

Focus on the Global South.

 

Lunaria.

 

Oxford Internet Institute.

 

Political parties, interest groups and other social movements.

 

Research Working Group on Transnational Social Movements of the University of California, Riverside.

 

SHUR. Human Rights in Conflicts: The Role of Civil Society.

 

The Association for Progressive Communications - Internet and ICTs for Social Justice and Development.

 

Transform! Italia.

 

Transnational Institute.

 

Workshop on Transnational Contention at Cornell University.

 

 

Reports on globalization and civil society

 

An x-ray of the participation to the WSF 2005 (by IBASE).

 

Flash Eurobarometer 151 - Iraq and Peace in the World.

 

Flash Eurobarometer 151b Globalisation.

 

A fair globalization - Creating opportunities for all (by ILO).

 

Democratising the Global Economy. The role of civil society (by Jan Aart Scholte).

 

Global civil society Yearbook 2001.

 

Global civil society Yearbook 2002.

 

Global civil society Yearbook 2003.

 

Global civil society Yearbook 2004/2005.

 

Globalisers from below (by Mario Pianta and Federico Silva).

 

Global Civil Society Events: Parallel Summits, Social Fora, Global Days of Action.

 

UN World Summits and Civil Society Engagement.

 

The World Social Forum: challenging empires (pdf version of the book).

 

 

Other links of interest

 

Demos

European Political Science Review

European Social Forum

European University Institue

Indymedia

 

Le Monde Diplomatique

 

Orçamento Participativo

 

World Social Forum

 

Social movement studies

 

Social problems

 

Mobilization

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