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Post-democracy and Engaged Citizenship – The Case of Attac

  • Pier Paolo Pasqualoni
  • Helga M. Treichl
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Abstract

Attac made its first appearance as an initiative promoting the introduction of a currency transaction tax (Tobin tax) in 1997. Pointing to the financial crisis in Southeast Asia, Ignacio Ramonet, editor of the French monthly ‘Le Monde Diplomatique,’ proposed to disarm the market and to create a movement for the regulation of financial markets.

Keywords

Social Movement Political Elite Movement Organisation Citizenship Education Constitutional Treaty 
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