Post-democracy and Engaged Citizenship – The Case of Attac

  • Pier Paolo Pasqualoni
  • Helga M. Treichl


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.


Social Movement Political Elite Movement Organisation Citizenship Education Constitutional Treaty 
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  • Pier Paolo Pasqualoni
  • Helga M. Treichl

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