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Protest Inc the corporatization of activism by Peter Dauvergne

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Published by Polity in Cambridge, UK .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Protest movements,
  • Social aspects,
  • Corporations,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Social change,
  • Social movements

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Mass protests have raged since the global financial crisis of 2008. Across the world students and workers and environmentalists are taking to the streets. Discontent is seething even in the wealthiest countries, as the world saw with Occupy Wall Street in 2011. Protest Inc. tells a disturbingly different story of global activism. As millions of grassroots activists rally against capitalism, activism more broadly is increasingly mirroring business management and echoing calls for market-based solutions. The past decade has seen nongovernmental organizations partner with oil companies like ExxonMobil, discount retailers like Walmart, fast-food chains like McDonald"s, and brand manufacturers like Nike and Coca-Cola. NGOs are courting billionaire philanthropists, branding causes, and turning to consumers as wellsprings of reform... Political and socioeconomic changes are enhancing the power of business to corporatize activism, including a worldwide crackdown on dissent, a strengthening of consumerism, a privatization of daily life, and a shifting of activism into business-style institutions...--

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-192) and index.

StatementPeter Dauvergne and Genevieve LeBaron
ContributionsLeBaron, Genevieve
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 206 p.
Number of Pages206
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26920771M
ISBN 100745669492, 0745669484
ISBN 109780745669496, 9780745669489
OCLC/WorldCa856053911

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