Pages: 208
Subject: Economics, Politics
Series: Beginner's Guides
Imprint: Oneworld


A Beginner's Guide

Simon Tormey

Introducing the anti-capitalist movement, a movement that has quickly established itself in the global arena, staging protests at meetings of international organisations.

The Book

Every aspect of the anti-capitalist world is covered in this helpful guide, from WOMBLES to Zapatistas, NGOs to environmentalism, Paris 1968 to Seattle, and beyond. Picking up where Naomi Klein left off, this is not so much a manifesto as a roadmap, which captures the essence of the movement, and also articulates a range of possibilities for future alternatives to the corporate domination of our planet.

Additional Information

Subject Economics, Politics
Series Beginner's Guides
Pages 208
Imprint Oneworld


About the Author

Author Simon Tormey is a Senior Lecturer in Politics and Critical Theory at the University of Nottingham, England.

Table of Contents

Introduction: ‘Beginning' anti-capitalism

1. The hows and whys of the thing called ‘capitalism'

2. Why ‘Seattle'? 1968, the ‘end of history' and the birth of contemporary anti-capitalism

3. A ‘movement of movements' (i): ‘reformism' or ‘globalisation with a human face'

4. A ‘movement of movements' (ii): renegades, radicals and revolutionaries

5. The future(s) of anti-capitalism: problems and perspectives

Glossary of key terms, thinkers and movements

Contemporary anti-capitalism: a timeline


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