Global Citizens: Australian Activists for Change

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Mai 2008



Examines the political ideas and activism of nine Australian public intellectuals and activists who are 'global citizens'.


Acknowledgements; Contributors; Foreword Carmen Lawrence; 1. Global citizenship: theory and practice Geoffrey Stokes; 2. Faith Bandler: campaigning for racial equality Roderic Pitty; 3. Herb Feith: working for peace across cultures Gary Smith; 4. Jack Mundey: the global responsibilities of labour Michael Leach; 5. Nancy Shelley: empowerment through peace education Roderic Pitty; 6. Bob Brown: ecology, economy, equality, and eternity Peter Haeusler; 7. Keith Suter: Christian activism for peace and global change Lucinda Horrocks; 8. Margaret Reynolds: community activism for universal values Linda Hancock; 9. Michael Kirby: speaking for human rights Roderic Pitty; 10. Young Australians as global citizens: an interview Thao Nguyen; 11. Globalisation and cosmopolitanism: beyond populist nationalism, and neoliberalism Geoffrey Stokes, Roderic Pitty and Gary Smith; Index.


Geoffrey Stokes is Professor of Politics in the School of International and Political Studies at Deakin University, Victoria. He works in the areas of democratic theory, citizenship, Australian political thought, and public policy. Roderic Pitty is a Senior Lecturer in International Relations at the School of Social and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia, Perth. Gary Smith is Professor and Head of the School of International and Political Studies at Deakin University, Victoria.
EAN: 9780521731874
ISBN: 0521731879
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2008
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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