Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

rebus 30th anniversary debuts of the month eleanor oliphant twitter
Search our site
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Political activism books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Political activism category. Presented with a red border are the Political activism books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Political activism books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

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

Activism and Digital Culture in Australia by Debbie Rodan, Jane Mummery Activism and Digital Culture in Australia
,
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

Social Movements and Organised Labour Passions and Interests by Jurgen R. Grote, Claudius Wagemann Social Movements and Organised Labour Passions and Interests
,
This book is about the building of alliances and about joint activities between two groups of social movement actors ascribed increasing relevance for the functioning and the eventual amendment of democratic capitalism. The chapters provide a well-balanced mix of theoretical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

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

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

hjhjh
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

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

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

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: 02/10/2017

Coming Soon

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: 21/11/2017

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: 21/11/2017

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
,

Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2017

Joyful Militancy Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times by Carla Bergman, Nick Montgomery Joyful Militancy Building Thriving Resistance in Toxic Times
,

Format: Paperback - Released: 12/12/2017

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: 01/01/2018

The Global Imagination Of 1968 Revolution and Counterrevolution by George Katsiaficas, Kathleen Cleaver, Carlos, Jr. Munoz The Global Imagination Of 1968 Revolution and Counterrevolution
, , ,

Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

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

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

Civic Hope How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive by Rodrick P. (University of Texas, Austin) Hart Civic Hope How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive
,
Civic Hope is a history of what everyday Americans say - in their own words - about the government overseeing their lives.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Civic Hope How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive by Rodrick P. (University of Texas, Austin) Hart Civic Hope How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive
,
Civic Hope is a history of what everyday Americans say - in their own words - about the government overseeing their lives.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2018

Other books in this genre

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
,
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

Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism by Chris (University of California, Berkeley) Zepeda-Millan Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism
,
The first full-length study of the historic 2006 immigrant rights protests in the US, in which millions of Latinos participated.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2017

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: 22/09/2017

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: 22/09/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

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: 11/09/2017

The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism by Nathan Farrell The Political Economy of Celebrity Activism

This edited collection brings together a range of research focusing on the political economy of celebrity activism. It seeks to advance current understandings of the complex relationships between celebrity activists, traditional political figures, non-profit organisations, the corporate sector, celebrity audiences...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/09/2017

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

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

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
, , ,
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: 22/08/2017

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

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

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: 15/08/2017

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now