The Future of Revolutions

Rethinking Radical Change in the Age of Globalization

John Foran

The Future of Revolutions

John Foran

Distributed for Zed Books

352 pages | 5.4375 x 8.5
Paper $47.95 ISBN: 9781842770337 Published January 2003 For sale in North and South America only
Contents

1. Introduction to the Future of Revolutions - John Foran

PART I DEFINING THE TERMS OF REVOLUTION AND GLOBALIZATION
2. Finding the Revolutionary in the Revolution: Social Science Concepts and the Future of Revolution - Jeffery M. Paige
3. The Democratic Turn: New Ways of Understanding Revolution - Farideh Farhi
4. Parallaxes: Revolutions and 'Revolution' in a Globalized Imaginary - Noel Parker

PART II RETHINKING REVOLUTIONS IN LIGHT OF GLOBALIZATION
5. The Renewal of Socialism and the Decline of Revolution - Jeff Goodwin
6. Will Democratization and Globalization Make Revolutions Obsolete? - Misagh Parsa
7. Zapata's White Horse and Che's Beret: Theses on the Future of Revolution - Eric Selbin
8. Between Market Democracies and Capitalist Globalization: Is There Any Prospect for Social Revolution in Latin America? - Carlos Vilas
9. Globalization, Violence and Revolutions: Nine Theses - Adolfo Gilly

First Thematic Discussion: The Political Economy and GeoPolitics of Globalization: What's Changed? What does it mean for the Future of Revolutions?

PART III LANGUAGES AND STRATEGIES OF THE FUTURE
10. The Demise of Bolshevism and the Rebirth of Zapatismo: Revolutionary Options in a Post-Soviet World - Christopher A. McAuley
11. Is the Future of Revolution Feminist? Rewriting 'Gender and Revolutions' for a Globalizing World - Valentine Moghadam
12. Revolutionary Practices of Freedom at the Crossroads of Globalization: Participatory Democracy as a Possible Medium of Future Revolutionary Struggle - Abdollah Dashti
13. Globalization, Technopolitics, and Revolution - Douglas Kellner

Second Thematic Discussion: The Shaping of Revolutions by Culture and Agency and by Race, Class, and Gender

PART IV: FROM AFGHANISTAN TO THE ZAPATISTAS
14. Globalization and Popular Movements - John Walton
15. Marching with the Taliban or Dancing with the Zapatistas? Revolution after the Cold War - Karen Kampwirth
16. The Zapatista Rebellion in the Context of Globalization - Jane F. and George A. Collier
17. Overthrowing the Fathers: Prospects for Revolutionary Transformation in the Twenty-first Century Arab Gulf Monarchies - Mary Ann T‚treault

PART V: WILL THE FUTURE BE BETTER?
18. Magical Realism: How Might the Revolutions of the Future Have Better End (ing) s? - John Foran

Third Thematic Discussion: How Might the Revolutions of the Future Have Better Outcomes?

Afterword - Utopian Realism: The Challenge for 'Revolution' in Our Times - Fred Halliday

Bibliography
Notes on Contributors
Index

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