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Between Law and DiplomacyThe Social Contexts of Disputing at the World Trade Organization

Between Law and Diplomacy: The Social Contexts of Disputing at the World Trade Organization

Joseph Conti

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771436
eISBN:
9780804777384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771436.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book crafts an insider's look at international trade disputes at one of the most important institutions in the global economy: the World Trade Organization (WTO). The WTO regulates the global ... More

The Common Law in Two VoicesLanguage, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Kwai Hang Ng

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Hong Kong is one of the very few places in the world where the common law can be practiced in a language other than English. Introduced into the courtroom over a decade ago, Cantonese has ... More

From Social Movement to Moral MarketHow the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

From Social Movement to Moral Market: How the Circuit Riders Sparked an IT Revolution and Created a Technology Market

Paul-Brian McInerney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780804785129
eISBN:
9780804789066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785129.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

What happens when social movement ideals meet market principles? Based on a three-year ethnography of a technology movement, this book shows how social movements make and shape markets. To illustrate ... More

Patterns of ProtestTrajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Patterns of Protest: Trajectories of Participation in Social Movements

Catherine Corrigall-Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774109
eISBN:
9780804778190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774109.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Asked to name an activist, many people think of someone like Cesar Chavez or Rosa Parks—someone uniquely and passionately devoted to a cause. Yet, two-thirds of Americans report having belonged to a ... More

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