Protest Movements Products

  • Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies and jobs, and rising prices.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • Performing Citizenship

    Social Movements across the Globe

    Edited by Inbal Ofer, Tamar Groves

    In this book, Tamar Groves and Inbal Ofer explore the effects of social movements' activism on the changing practices and conceptions of citizenship. Presenting empirically rich case studies from Latin America, Asia and Europe, leading experts analyze the ways in which the shifting balance of power…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Democratic Theory

  • Occupying Subjectivity

    Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

    Edited by Chris Rossdale

    This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian and neoliberal forms of governance…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Cities and Power

    Worldwide Perspectives

    Edited by Göran Therborn

    What do cities tell us about power? How does power shape cities? These are the main questions answered by a multidisciplinary set of eminent urban scholar in crisp articles on capital cities from around the world, from Buenos Aires to Tokyo, from Jakarta to Moscow. Focus is on contemporary cities…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • The Rwenzururu Movement in Uganda

    Struggling for Recognition

    By Martin Doornbos

    This book provides a comprehensive account and analysis of the Rwenzururu movement in Western Uganda. The movement began in the 1960s in the Rwenzori region of Toro District, and was a protest by the minority Bakonzo and Baamba ethnic groups against their continued discrimination and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge
    African Governance

  • Political Participation in Asia

    Defining and Deploying Political Space

    Edited by Eva Louise Hansson, Meredith L. Weiss

    A combination of economic transformation, political transitions and changes in media have substantially, if incrementally, altered the terrain for political participation globally, particularly in Asia, home to several of the most dramatic such shifts over the past two decades. This book explores…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest…

    Paperback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

  • Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia

    Edited by Akihiro Ogawa

    The Routledge Handbook of Civil Society in Asia is an interdisciplinary resource, covering one of the most dynamically expanding sectors in contemporary Asia. Originally a product of Western thinking, civil society represents a particular set of relationships between the state and either society or…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • The Far Right in America

    By Cas Mudde

    This book collects Mudde's blog posts, interviews and op-eds on the topic of the US far right, ranging from neoconservatives to the neo-Nazi terrorists. The main emphasis of the book is on the two most important far right developments of the 21st century, the Tea Party and Donald Trump.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Extremism and Democracy

  • Social Rights in Russia

    From Imperfect Past to Uncertain Future

    By Eleanor Bindman

    Russia's human rights record, especially violations of the right to life, liberty and freedom of expression, has been the subject of much international concern. Social, or welfare, rights, on the other hand, including the right to housing, health and access to social security, have received much…

    Hardback – 2017-09-22 
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • John Lilburne and the Levellers

    Reappraising the Roots of English Radicalism 400 Years On

    Edited by John Rees

    John Lilburne (1615–1657), or 'Freeborn John' as he was called by the London crowd, was an important political agitator during the English Revolution. He was one of the leading figures in the Levellers, the short-lived but highly influential radical sect that called for law reform, religious…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Public Policies for Food Sovereignty

    Social Movements and the State

    Edited by Annette Aurelie Desmarais, Priscilla Claeys, Amy Trauger

    An increasing number of rural and urban-based movements are realizing some political traction in their demands for democratization of food systems through food sovereignty. Some are pressuring to institutionalize food sovereignty principles and practices through laws, policies, and programs.…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

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