Anti-Apartheid and the Emergence of a Global Civil Society

  • Håkan Thörn

Part of the St Antony’s Series book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction: Anti-Apartheid, the Media and ‘New Social Movements’ — Beyond Eurocentrism

  3. Anti-Apartheid in Global Context

  4. Public Debates on Apartheid/Anti-Apartheid in Britain and Sweden 1960–90

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-251

About this book


Looking at anti-apartheid as part of the history of present global politics, this book provides the first comparative analysis of different sections of the transnational anti-apartheid movement. The author emphasizes the importance of a historical perspective on political cultures, social movements, and global civil society.


globalization Nation politics Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  • Håkan Thörn
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SociologyGöteborg UniversitySweden

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