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  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Social Mobilization, Global Capitalism and Struggles over Food

    A Comparative Study of Social Movements

    By Renata Motta

    This book explores the transformation of Brazil and Argentina into two of the world’s largest producers of genetically modified (GM) crops. Systematically comparing their stories in order to explain their paths, differences, ruptures and changes, the author reveals that the emergence of the two…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Entangled Inequalities: Exploring Global Asymmetries

  • What Kind of Democracy?

    Participation, Inclusiveness and Contestation

    By Kateřina Vráblíková

    The broad expansion of non-electoral political participation is considered one of the major changes in the nature of democratic citizenship in the 21st century. The mass character and importance of political activism between elections is evident in such mobilizations as Occupy Wall Street,…

    Hardback – 2016-05-15 
    Routledge
    Conceptualising Comparative Politics

  • Art and Protest in Putin's Russia

    By Lena Jonson

    The Pussy Riot protest, and the subsequent heavy handed treatment of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, but this was not an isolated instance of art being noticeably critical of the regime. As this book, based on extensive original research, shows, there has been gradually emerging over recent…

    Paperback – 2016-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Crisis and Social Mobilization in Contemporary Spain

    The M15 Movement

    By Benjamín Tejerina Montaña, Ignacia Perugorría

    Since May 15, 2011, the 15M movement, or that of the Spanish ‘indignados’, has served as a beacon for mobilizations across the world. Initially called for by a core constituency of young, often college-educated, typically under-/unemployed citizens who articulated widespread grievances, it…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Globalization and Labour in the Twenty-First Century

    By Verity Burgmann

    Globalization has adversely affected working-class organization and mobilization, increasing inequality by redistribution upwards from labour to capital. However, workers around the world are challenging their increased exploitation by globalizing corporations. In developed countries, many unions…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Political Economy

  • The Politics of Evasion

    A Post-Globalization Dialogue Along the Edge of the State

    By Robert Latham

    Burgeoning national security programs; thickening borders; Wikileaks and Anonymous; immigrant rights rallies; Occupy movements; student protests; neoliberal austerity; global financial crises – these developments underscore that the fable of a hope-filled post-cold war globalization is fading away.…

    Hardback – 2016-04-13 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Global Perspectives on the Politics of Multiculturalism in the 21st Century

    A case study analysis

    Edited by Fethi Mansouri, Boulou Ebanda de B'béri

    Multiculturalism is now seen by many of its critics as the source of intercultural and social tensions, fostering communal segregation and social conflicts. While the cultural diversity of contemporary societies has to be acknowledged as an empirical and demographic fact, whether multiculturalism…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Comparative Politics

  • Democracy, Participation and Contestation

    Civil society, governance and the future of liberal democracy

    Edited by Emmanuelle Avril, Johann N Neem

    The establishment of democracy on both sides of the Atlantic has not been a smooth evolution towards an idealized presumed endpoint. Far from it, democratization has been marked by setbacks and victories, a process often referred to as ‘contested democracy’. In view of recent mobilizations such as…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Democratization Studies

  • India and South Africa

    Edited by Javed Majeed, Isabel Hofmeyr

    South Africa and India constitute two key nodes in the global south and have inspired new modes of non-Western transnational history. Themes include anti-imperial movements; Gandhian ideas; comparisons of race and caste; Afro-Asian ideals; Indian Ocean public spheres. This volume extends these…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04 
    Routledge

  • Reading the Riot Act

    Reflections on the 2011 urban disorders in England

    Edited by Rupa Huq MP

    This lively collection presents a multi-disciplinary, multi-perspectival commentary explaining the what, where, and how of the riots that the austerity-hit UK experienced during the long, hot summer of 2011. It looks beyond London and its Tottenham district where disturbances started, to locations…

    Hardback – 2016-03-29 
    Routledge

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