Social movement texts in English

 

Most of the texts in this website are in Swedish (or other Scandinavian languages). However, a few texts in English are written by the editors of the site or intimates, and are published here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tord Björk: The emergence of popular participation in world politics
An account from a social anthropological angle of the social movement mobilisation before and during the UN conference on human environment in Stockholm 1972.

Tord Björk: The emerging global NGO system

An attempt to explain why a much stronger NGO system had less impact on the UN conference on environment and development in Rio 1992.

Tord Björk: World Social Forum and Popular Movements Confronting Globalisation

A short history of social movements, leading up to the global justice movements, Cancún and the Social Forums.

Tord Björk: The formation of global political will

A treatise on how collective political projects are formed, included popular ones, with a time-line up to now.

Jan Wiklund: Some second thoughts about Charles Tilly's later books

An attack on social movement research at its best, because it doesn't satisfy the needs of the movements themselves.

Jan Wiklund: The Swedish environmental movements

An attempt to relate the backgrounds and developments of environmental movements in Sweden.

Jan Wiklund: The carriers of democracy; the global peoples' movement system

A book project. A global history of peoples' movements the last 2000 years. This English version is a translation. In progress.

Jan Wiklund: Thousand years of Swedish social movement history

A short essay in progress.

 

 

 

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