Chapter 8: Radical Ideologies of Change and Protest
Radical Ideologies of Change and Protest
New Activist Movements and Ideologies
There is another aspect of the crisis of ideologies which needs to be considered if one is to attempt a full picture of the world of ideological politics today. This involves discussion of new ideologies of change and protest associated with a diverse range of movements, including the alternative globalisation movement, itself a ‘movement of movements’ comprising different components. One can present a picture of the ideological world as being revived by a range of movements of resistance at a global level in both ‘North’ and ‘South’. Despite their heterogeneity they have a linking theme in their opposition to at least some aspects of neo-liberalism. If neo-liberalism in its different ...