09 - Finishing transnational social movements, move to...

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Finishing transnational social movements, move to transnational coercive networks - Potentially transformative actors and networks Skepticism of transnational social movements Transnational Coercive Networks: coined by Andrew Phillips - 1920 Wall street bombing in front of JP Morgan o Largest terrorist event on US soil prior to Oklahoma City o Linked pretty clearly to the anarchist movement o Shows there have been transnational coercive networks for some time - Non-state actors that assume a networked form that often use violence o In two or more states o Key thing is that its organizational form is that of a network, rather than a formal organization like a social movement - Ideology o Tend to be utopian and apocalyptic Want overturning of sovereign state system, turning of citizens to alternative systems of authority Violent opposition to the existing social order 1648 Peace of Westphalia - Puts in place the beginnings of the sovereign state - Warfare over how to define Europe and where territorial boundaries are
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