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Political activism books

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Recently Published

In Defense Of Naked Women by Fish In Defense Of Naked Women


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Protest Politics Today by Devashree Gupta Protest Politics Today

Social movements play a vital and increasingly visible role in modern politics. Headline-grabbing demonstrations against authoritarian governments, police brutality, economic inequality, and other grievances suggest that, around the world, social movements are seen as powerful catalysts of change.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Protest Politics Today by Devashree Gupta Protest Politics Today

Social movements play a vital and increasingly visible role in modern politics. Headline-grabbing demonstrations against authoritarian governments, police brutality, economic inequality, and other grievances suggest that, around the world, social movements are seen as powerful catalysts of change.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Cohesion and Fragmentation in Social Movements How Frames and Identities Shape the Belo Monte Conflict by Ina Peters Cohesion and Fragmentation in Social Movements How Frames and Identities Shape the Belo Monte Conflict

How Frames and Identities Shape the Belo Monte Conflict
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Political Turbulence How Social Media Shape Collective Action by Helen Margetts, Peter John, Scott Hale, Taha Yasseri Political Turbulence How Social Media Shape Collective Action
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As people spend increasing proportions of their daily lives using social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, they are being invited to support myriad political causes by sharing, liking, endorsing, or downloading. Chain reactions caused by these tiny acts of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Necessary Trouble Americans in Revolt by Sarah Jaffe Necessary Trouble Americans in Revolt

A rising star in progressive journalism presents a deeply reported exploration of the political and social movements that have arisen since the 2008 financial crisis, revealing how ordinary Americans across political beliefs struggle for change, and charting the effectiveness of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

Antifa The Anti-Fascist Handbook by Mark Bray Antifa The Anti-Fascist Handbook


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/08/2017

Youth Activism and Contentious Politics in Egypt Dynamics of Continuity and Change by Nadine (American University in Cairo) Sika Youth Activism and Contentious Politics in Egypt Dynamics of Continuity and Change

This book studies the role of youth movements in the Arab uprisings of 2010 and 2011, and the regime's responses to these movements.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/08/2017

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Social movements and referendums from below Direct democracy in the neoliberal crisis by Donatella Della Porta, Francis O'Connor Social movements and referendums from below Direct democracy in the neoliberal crisis
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Social movements formed in response to austerity measures have played an increasingly important role in referendums. The book uses unique case studies to illustrate the ways the social movements have affected the referendums' dynamic and results. It also addresses the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/09/2017

Practices of Resistance Narratives, Politics, and Aesthetics Across the Caribbean and its Diasporas by Julia Roth Practices of Resistance Narratives, Politics, and Aesthetics Across the Caribbean and its Diasporas

This interdisciplinary edited volume aims to explore the importance of conceptualizations and realizations of transgressive acts by actors within local, (trans-)regional, (trans-)national and global Caribbean contexts. Practices of transgression are essential in understanding the Caribbean and its diasporas in entangled...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Student Revolt Voices of the Austerity Generation by Matt Myers Student Revolt Voices of the Austerity Generation

A lively oral history of the British student protests of 2010, bringing together activists, students, politicians and workers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Least of All Possible Evils A Short History of Humanitarian Violence by Eyal Weizman The Least of All Possible Evils A Short History of Humanitarian Violence

Groundbreaking exploration of the philosophy underpinning Western humanitarian intervention.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/10/2017

Latina Political Participation and Activism in the U.S. by Anna Sampaio Latina Political Participation and Activism in the U.S.

Anna Sampaio's book provides an overview of Latina political participation and activism beginning in the late 19th century, highlighting the history and experiences of the three largest populations of Latinas in the U.S. - Mexican American, Puerto Rican, and Cuban...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/10/2017

Sufis, Salafis and Islamists The Contested Ground of British Islamic Activism by Sadek Hamid Sufis, Salafis and Islamists The Contested Ground of British Islamic Activism

The terms 'Islamism', 'Salafism' and 'Jihadism' have acquired common currency in recent years, often being interchanged and applied to describe various forms of Muslim religiosity considered undesirable.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Activism and Digital Culture in Australia by Debbie Rodan, Jane Mummery Activism and Digital Culture in Australia
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Looks at digital culture and activist campaigns within Australia and the Asia Pacific region as well as how digital culture facilitates public participation and deliberation using an interdisciplinary approach.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/11/2017

The Way Out Invisible Insurrections and Radical Imaginaries in the UK Underground 1961-1991 by Kasper Opstrup The Way Out Invisible Insurrections and Radical Imaginaries in the UK Underground 1961-1991


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Black And White Images from the Achives of Liberation News Servive Photographer Howard Epstein, 1968-1974 by Howard Epstein Black And White Images from the Achives of Liberation News Servive Photographer Howard Epstein, 1968-1974


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Why Don't The Poor Rise Up? Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance by Ajamu Nangwaya Why Don't The Poor Rise Up? Organizing the Twenty-First Century Resistance


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

Act Now! 50 Protest Postcards by Chronicle Books Act Now! 50 Protest Postcards

This set of 50 postcards invites us all to fear less, do more, and ACT NOW!
Format: Postcard book or pack - Released: 08/08/2017

Understanding Racist Activism Theory, Methods and Research by Kathleen M. Blee Understanding Racist Activism Theory, Methods and Research

White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tell us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism, it is necessary to study it from the inside, by talking to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Understanding Racist Activism Theory, Methods and Research by Kathleen M. Blee Understanding Racist Activism Theory, Methods and Research

White supremacist groups are highly secretive, so their public propaganda tell us little about their operations or the people they attract. To understand the world of organized racism, it is necessary to study it from the inside, by talking to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Look for Me in the Whirlwind From the Panther 21 to 21st-Century Revolutions by Matt Meyer Look for Me in the Whirlwind From the Panther 21 to 21st-Century Revolutions


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Practical Utopia Strategies for a Desirable Society by Noam Chomsky Practical Utopia Strategies for a Desirable Society


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Movements Of Movements Part 2: Rethinking Our Dance by Jai Sen The Movements Of Movements Part 2: Rethinking Our Dance


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Lenin For Today by John Molyneux Lenin For Today


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

How to Resist Turn Protest to Power by Matthew Bolton How to Resist Turn Protest to Power

An inspiring and practical set of seven principles to enact lasting change in our communities `This book is for people who are angry with the ways things are and want to do something about it; for people who are frustrated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Global Diffusion of Protest Riding the Protest Wave in the Neoliberal Crisis by Donatella Della Porta Global Diffusion of Protest Riding the Protest Wave in the Neoliberal Crisis

This book looks at new developments in the growth and spread of popular protests from a local to a global scale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2017

Guerillas Of Desire Notes on Everyday Resistance and Organizing to Make a Revolution Possible by Kevin Van Meter Guerillas Of Desire Notes on Everyday Resistance and Organizing to Make a Revolution Possible


Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

Reformers Arise Calling Out a People of Dignity to Influence and Action by Alero Ayida-Otobo Reformers Arise Calling Out a People of Dignity to Influence and Action

This book is a cry from the heart to see the emergence of a new kind of people - The Reformers. They are tired of the status quo, tired of the state of their nations. They want to see change...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/06/2017

Savage Attack Tribal Insurgency in India by Crispin Bates Savage Attack Tribal Insurgency in India

In Savage Attack: Tribal Insurgency in India the authors ask whether there is anything particularly adivasi about the forms of resistance that have been labelled as adivasi movements. What does it mean to speak about adivasi as opposed to peasant...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/06/2017

Welcome to the Revolution Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times by Charles Derber Welcome to the Revolution Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times

When the Women's March gathered millions just one day after Trump's inauguration, a new era of progressive action was born. Organizing on the far Right led to Trump's election, bringing authoritarianism and the specter of neo-fascism, and intensifying corporate capitalism's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Welcome to the Revolution Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times by Charles Derber Welcome to the Revolution Universalizing Resistance for Social Justice and Democracy in Perilous Times

When the Women's March gathered millions just one day after Trump's inauguration, a new era of progressive action was born. Organizing on the far Right led to Trump's election, bringing authoritarianism and the specter of neo-fascism, and intensifying corporate capitalism's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

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