Peoples' movements and protests
Tord Björk: The
emergence of popular participation in world politics
An attempt to explain why a much stronger NGO system had less impact on the UN conference on environment and development in Rio 1992.
A short history of social movements, leading up to the global justice movements, Cancún and the Social Forums.
A treatise on how collective political projects are formed, included popular ones, with a time-line up to now.
Including the background and the movement formation journalistic accounts never remember (pdf).
Including statistics on different movement organizations' common standpoints.
An attack on social movement research at its best, because it doesn't satisfy the needs of the movements themselves.
An attempt to relate the backgrounds and developments of environmental movements in Sweden.
A book project. A global history of peoples' movements the last 2000 years. This English version is a translation.
A short essay in progress.
An explanation of "good" and "bad" times in the history of industrial society
Why their present emasculation is no accidence but a result of the successful 30s strategy.
UN conferences on environment and development
A collection of links and texts both on the official summits from Stockholm 1972 to Stockholm 2022 and the parallel movement summits. Read here.
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