Social Movements Products

  • Political Street Art

    Communication, Culture and Resistance in Latin America

    By Holly Eva Ryan

    Recent global events, including the ‘Arab Spring’ uprisings, Occupy movements and anti-austerity protests across Europe have renewed scholarly and public interest in collective action, protest strategies and activist subcultures. We know that social movements don’t just contest and politicise…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • The Afterlife in the Arab Spring

    Edited by Amira Mittermaier

    Death lies at the beginning of the Arab uprisings, and death continues to haunt them. Most narratives about the ‘Arab Spring’ begin with Mohammed Bouazizi, a Tunisian fruit vendor who set himself on fire. Egyptian protesters in turn referred to Khaled Said, a young man from Alexandria whom the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution

    By Miriam Cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • Habermas and Social Research

    Between Theory and Method

    Edited by Mark Murphy

    One of the greatest contributors to the field of Sociology, Jürgen Habermas has had a wide-ranging and significant impact on understandings of social change and social conflict. He has inspired researchers in a range of disciplines with his multidimensional social theory, however an overview of his…

    Hardback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Digital Feminisms

    Transnational activism in German protest cultures

    Edited by Christina Scharff, Carrie Smith-Prei, Maria Stehle

    The relative rise or decline of feminist movements across the globe has been debated by feminist scholars and activists for a long time. In recent years, however, these debates have gained renewed momentum. Rapid technological change and increased use of digital media have raised questions about…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Media, Mobilization and the Umbrella Movement

    Edited by Francis L. F. Lee

    The Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong caught the world’s attention and imagination at the end of 2014. The 79-day occupation campaign took on some of the characteristics of the recent wave of large-scale protest movements around the world, including the prominent roles played by the media – both…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Radical Left Party Family in Western Europe, 1989-2015

    By Paolo Chiocchetti

    This book provides an innovative analysis and interpretation of the overall trajectory of the Western European radical left from 1989 to 2015. After the collapse of really existing communism, this party family renewed itself and embarked on a recovery path, seeking to fill the vacuum of…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Social Movements and World-System Transformation

    Edited by Jackie Smith, MICHAEL GOODHART, Patrick Manning, John Markoff

    At a particularly urgent world-historical moment, this volume brings together some of the leading researchers of social movements and global social change and other emerging scholars and practitioners to advance new thinking about social movements and global transformation. Social movements around…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Political Economy of the World-System Annuals

  • Dissent, Protest and Dispute in Africa

    Edited by Toyin Falola, Emmanuel Mbah

    This book provides unique and detailed perspectives on different aspects of dissent, protest and disputes and how these have, in turn, continued to pose challenges in Africa. The contributors argue that, dissent, protest and most forms of disputes in Africa are the result of daily challenges that…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19 
    Routledge
    Global Africa

  • Disability Rights Advocacy Online

    Voice, Empowerment and Global Connectivity

    By Filippo Trevisan

    Disability rights advocates in the United Kingdom and the United States recently embraced new media technologies in unexpected and innovative ways. This book sheds light on this process of renewal and asks whether the digitalization of disability rights advocacy can help re-configure political…

    Hardback – 2016-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

  • The Creative Underground

    Art, Politics and Everyday Life

    By Paul Clements

    This book examines how the visionary creative ideas of avant-garde and resistant groups, also represented by utopian literature and art manifestos, reinvents society. A range of these original texts are critically evaluated in relation to cultural, historical and socio-political contexts…

    Hardback – 2016-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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