SELF-DESTRUCTION OF A SOCIAL MOVEMENT - ANTIGLOBALIST MOVEMENT AND THE GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY
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The author analyses ten characteristic features of the contemporary anti-globalist movement thus providing evidence for the argument that it is an example of a 'new' new social movement. The anti-globalist movement exhibits a set of internal contradictions. For example, the uncivil tactics the movement employs clash with the civic nature of its sole rational objective, which is the grass-roots evolutionary modelling of institutions and civic communities. A consequence of this in-born paradox is the futility of anti-globalists' actions, which in turn entails the self-destruction tendency of the anti-globalist movement.
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