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  • Contemporary Political Protest

    Essays on Political Militancy

    By Abby Peterson

    This title was first published in 2001. An investigation of the new wave of militant political activity emerging across Europe. The book examines the role of emotions in militant activity, the way in which the body is implicated in militant political actions, and the concept of media modernity as a…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Policing of Transnational Protest

    By Abby Peterson

    Edited by Donatella della Porta

    Having long been a neglected issue, the policing of protest began to attract considerable attention in the 1990s, climaxing in the events in Seattle of 1999. These protests and the changing political climate since September 11, 2001 mean that a new cycle of protest is challenging the concept of law…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27

  • The Ritual of May Day in Western Europe

    Past, Present and Future

    By Abby Peterson, Herbert Reiter

    Eric Hobsbawm claimed that the international May Day, which dates back to a proclamation in 1889 by the Second International, 'is perhaps the most ambitious of labour rituals'. The first international May Day demonstrations in 1890 were widely celebrated across Europe and became the one day each…

    Hardback – 2016-06-08
    The Mobilization Series on Social Movements, Protest, and Culture

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