Social Movements Products

  • The Media Commons and Social Movements

    Grassroots Mediations Against Neoliberal Politics, 1st Edition

    By Jorge Saavedra Utman

    What does it mean to have a voice in a formal democracy operating under neoliberal guidelines and with an almost entirely private media system? How can the people gain their voice and engage in a dialogue with hegemonic actors and discourses? In this book, Jorge Saavedra Utman examines the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    Volume 1: Concepts and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

    There is no threat to Western democracies today comparable to the rise of right-wing populism. While it has played an increasing role at least since the 1990s, only the social consequences of the global financial crises in 2008 have given it its break that led to UK’s ‘Brexit’ and the election…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • The Routledge Handbook of LGBTQIA Administration and Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wallace Swan

    The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, and Allies community (abbreviated LGBTQIA or "LGBT") is responding to a radically changed social and political environment. While a host of books have analyzed legal dimensions of LGBT public policy, this authoritative Routledge…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Populism and the Crisis of Democracy

    3 volume set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregor Fitzi, Bryan S Turner, Jurgen Mackert

    Today, there is no comparable threat to Western democracies as the rise of right-wing populism. While it has played an increasing role at least since the 1990s, only the social consequences of the global financial crises in 2008 have given its break that led to UK’s ‘Brexit’ and the election of…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The New Global Politics

    Global Social Movements in the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harry E. Vanden, Peter N. Funke, Gary Prevost

    Over the past decade, there has been an unprecedented mobilization of street protests worldwide, from the demonstrations that helped bring progressive governments to power in Latin America, to the Arab Spring, to Occupy movements in the United States and Europe, to democracy protests in China. This…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Rethinking Globalizations

  • Power, Legitimacy and the Public Sphere

    The Iranian Ta’ziyeh Theatre Ritual, 1st Edition

    By Amin Sharifi Isaloo

    A ground-breaking study of political transformations in non-Western societies, this book applies anthropological, sociological and political concepts to the recent history of Iran to explore the role played by a ritual theatrical performance (Ta’ziyeh) and its symbols on the construction of public…

    Paperback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Contemporary Liminality

  • Militant Right-Wing Extremism in Putin’s Russia

    Legacies, Forms and Threats, 1st Edition

    By Miroslav Mareš, Martin Laryš, Jan Holzer

    Militancy continues to be characteristic of many supporters of the Russian far right, encompassing a belligerent rhetoric, a strong perception of participants as political warriors and often the use of physical violence. How serious a threat does Russian militant right-wing extremism pose to Russia…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25
    Routledge
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Arab Spring and Peripheries

    A Decentring Research Agenda, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniela Huber, Lorenzo Kamel

    The emerging literature on the so-called ‘Arab Spring’ has largely focused on the evolution of the uprisings in cities and power centres. In order to reach a more diversified and inner understanding of the ‘Arab Spring’, this edited book examines how peripheries have reacted and contributed to the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Mediterranean Politics

  • Media, Mobilization and the Umbrella Movement

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Digital Feminisms

    Transnational activism in German protest cultures, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Southern Resistance in Critical Perspective

    The Politics of Protest in South Africa's Contentious Democracy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcel Paret, Carin Runciman, Luke Sinwell

    From the Arab Uprising, to anti-austerity protests in Europe and the US Occupy Movement, to uprisings in Brazil and Turkey, resistance from below is flourishing. Whereas analysts have tended to look North in their analysis of the recent global protest wave, this volume develops a Southern…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

  • Translation and Conflict

    A narrative account, 2nd Edition

    By Mona Baker

    Translation and Conflict was the first book to demonstrate that translators and interpreters participate in circulating as well as resisting the narratives that create the intellectual and moral environment for violent conflict and social tensions. Drawing on narrative theory and with numerous…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Translation Classics

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