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By Kevin McDonald

During the last decade we have now witnessed the intense upward thrust of latest worldwide hobbies that throw into query the best way we expect approximately tradition, energy and motion in a globalizing world.

  • Examines 3 of the main major international social activities of the decade: anti-globalization, new Islamic pursuits, and the Falun Gong in China.
  • Explores key dimensions of those hobbies, the tensions they confront, and the crises that created them.
  • Demonstrates how those international events require a rethinking of the very notion of social movements

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