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Political activism books

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Subhas Chandra Bose A Biography by Marshall J. Getz Subhas Chandra Bose A Biography

Subhas Chandra Bose, the self-proclaimed Netaji, or revered leader , sought to bring down the British Raj by making alliances with Rome, Berlin and Tokyo during World War II and by helping India thrive as a free socialist nation. This...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

Microfoundations of the Arab Uprisings Mapping Interactions between Regimes and Protesters by James M. Jasper Microfoundations of the Arab Uprisings Mapping Interactions between Regimes and Protesters

This book brings together a roster of prominent contributors to present a strategic interactionist perspective on the study of contentious politics in the Middle East in response to the Arab uprisings.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/01/2018

Citizenship, Activism and the City The Invisible and the Impossible by Patricia Burke Wood Citizenship, Activism and the City The Invisible and the Impossible

Were the occupations of 2010-11 - from Spain to Tahrir Square to Occupy Wall Street - a success or failure? Are they the model for urban radical politics? This book challenges common understandings and underlying assumptions of what constitutes activism...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/12/2017

CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action by Scott Myers-Lipton CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

This is the first practical social change text devoted to students working in an academic environment. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on how to provide real-world experience with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/12/2017

Women and the Egyptian Revolution Engagement and Activism during the 2011 Arab Uprisings by Nermin (Princeton University, New Jersey) Allam Women and the Egyptian Revolution Engagement and Activism during the 2011 Arab Uprisings
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An examination of women's political participation and engagement during and after the 2011 uprising in Egypt.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/12/2017

CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action by Scott Myers-Lipton CHANGE! A Student Guide to Social Action

This is the first practical social change text devoted to students working in an academic environment. While there are many books about community organizing and social change, there are no college texts focusing on how to provide real-world experience with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Women and the Egyptian Revolution Engagement and Activism during the 2011 Arab Uprisings by Nermin (Princeton University, New Jersey) Allam Women and the Egyptian Revolution Engagement and Activism during the 2011 Arab Uprisings
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An examination of women's political participation and engagement during and after the 2011 uprising in Egypt.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Coming Soon

The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin`s Russia I - Back to Our Future! History, Modernity, and Patriotism according to Nashi, 2005-2013 by Ivo Mijnssen, Jeronim Perovic The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin`s Russia I - Back to Our Future! History, Modernity, and Patriotism according to Nashi, 2005-2013
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This book analyzes the dubious role of the Democratic Antifascist Youth Movement Nashi in contemporary Russia. Part of the Putinist project of political stabilization, Nashi mobilizes young Russians through its emotional appeal, skillful use of symbolic politics, and promise of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin`s Russia I - The Search for Distinctive Conformism in the Political Communication of Nashi, 2005-2009 by Jussi Lassila, Kirill Postoutenko The Quest for an Ideal Youth in Putin`s Russia I - The Search for Distinctive Conformism in the Political Communication of Nashi, 2005-2009
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Government-organized yet scandal-stricken, Nashi inspires everything from broad support to a reluctance to accept all implications of Putin's political system. This volume shows how Nashi conceptualizes an ideal youth within the framework of an official national identity politics and as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Roots for Radicals Organizing for Power, Action, and Justice by Edward T. Chambers Roots for Radicals Organizing for Power, Action, and Justice

The successor to the legendary activist Saul Alinsky, Edward T. Chambers pioneered a set of principles and practices that have guided community organizations throughout the US and the world. Roots for Radicals remains his definitive reflection on these fundamental principles...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Civil Disobedience by William E. Scheuerman Civil Disobedience

What is civil disobedience? Although Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King helped to bring the idea to prominence, even today it remains unclear how we should best understand civil disobedience.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2018

Setting Sights Histories and Reflections on Community Armed Self-Defense by Ward Churchill Setting Sights Histories and Reflections on Community Armed Self-Defense


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

All The Power Revolution Without Illusion by Mark Andersen All The Power Revolution Without Illusion


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Civil Disobedience by William E. Scheuerman Civil Disobedience

What is civil disobedience? Although Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King helped to bring the idea to prominence, even today it remains unclear how we should best understand civil disobedience.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer For Freedom Letters From Prison, Songs, Poems, and Courtroom Statements Plus Tributes to the Punk Band That Shook the World by Pussy Riot Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer For Freedom Letters From Prison, Songs, Poems, and Courtroom Statements Plus Tributes to the Punk Band That Shook the World


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

The Revolution Starts At Home Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities by Ching-In Chen The Revolution Starts At Home Confronting Intimate Violence within Activist Communities


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

To See with Two Eyes Peasant Activism and Indian Autonomy in Chiapas, Mexico by Shannan L. Mattiace To See with Two Eyes Peasant Activism and Indian Autonomy in Chiapas, Mexico

Since the 1994 Zapatista uprising, indigenous peasants increasingly have cast their demands within a framework of legal and cultural autonomy. In this book, based on fieldwork in eastern Chiapas with the Tojolabal-Maya people, Shannan Mattiace shows that on the ground,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

Stand Up! How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire by Gordon Whitman Stand Up! How to Get Involved, Speak Out, and Win in a World on Fire


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Hunting Justice Displacement, Law, and Activism in the Kalahari by Maria Sapignoli Hunting Justice Displacement, Law, and Activism in the Kalahari

Follows the activist campaign that contested the Botswana government's removal of indigenous peoples from the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/02/2018

Joyful Militancy Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times by Carla Bergman, Nick Montgomery Joyful Militancy Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Igniting the Internet Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea by Jiyeon Kang Igniting the Internet Youth and Activism in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Examines in depth the development and consequences of internet-born politics in the twenty-first century. The book focuses on the cultural dynamics that have allowed the internet to bring issues rapidly to public attention and exert influence on both domestic and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2018

Black Power/White Control The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago by John Hall Fish Black Power/White Control The Struggle of the Woodlawn Organization in Chicago

The vital issue facing urban America during the 1960's--the downward spiral of poverty, deterioration, and exploitation in poor neighborhoods--was attacked by The Woodlawn Organization (TWO) in Chicago. John Hall Fish, an active participant in TWO, tells the story of one...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Other books in this genre

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: 24/11/2017

And Then The World Blew Up by Fish And Then The World Blew Up


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

Gendered Agency in War and Peace Gender Justice and Women's Activism in Post-Conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina by Maria O'Reilly Gendered Agency in War and Peace Gender Justice and Women's Activism in Post-Conflict Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Owners of the Map Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok by Claudio Sopranzetti Owners of the Map Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok

On May 19, 2010, the Royal Thai Army deployed tanks, snipers, and war weapons to disperse the thousands of Red Shirts protesters who had taken over the commercial center of Bangkok to demand democratic elections and an end to inequality....
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2017

Owners of the Map Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok by Claudio Sopranzetti Owners of the Map Motorcycle Taxi Drivers, Mobility, and Politics in Bangkok

On May 19, 2010, the Royal Thai Army deployed tanks, snipers, and war weapons to disperse the thousands of Red Shirts protesters who had taken over the commercial center of Bangkok to demand democratic elections and an end to inequality....
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/11/2017

The Movements Of Movements Part 1: What Makes Us Move? by Jai Sen The Movements Of Movements Part 1: What Makes Us Move?


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

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: 01/11/2017

Black And White Images from the Achives of Liberation News Service Photographer Howard Epstein, 1968-1974 by Howard Epstein, Ken Light Black And White Images from the Achives of Liberation News Service Photographer Howard Epstein, 1968-1974
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

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

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