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Demonstrations & protest movements books

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Recently Published

Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age by Caroline Heldman Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age by Caroline Heldman Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Interest Groups and the New Democracy Movement in Hong Kong by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo Interest Groups and the New Democracy Movement in Hong Kong

A new era in the democracy movement in Hong Kong began on July 1, 2003, when half a million people protested on the streets, and has included the 2012 anti-National Education campaign, the 2014 Occupy Central Movement and the rapid...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong Localism after the Umbrella Movement by Wai-man (The Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) Lam Citizenship, Identity and Social Movements in the New Hong Kong Localism after the Umbrella Movement
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Hong Kong's `Umbrella Revolution' has been widely regarded as a watershed moment in the polity's post-1997 history. While public protest has long been a routine part of Hong Kong's political culture, the preparedness of large numbers of citizens to participate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017

The People and the State Twenty-First Century Protest Movement by Thomas O'Brien The People and the State Twenty-First Century Protest Movement

Protest has proliferated in the early part of the twenty-first century, forcing change in political systems and challenging established patterns of behaviour. The factors driving these protests range from religion and inequality through to the effectiveness of the state and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/08/2017

Ethnic Politics and Conflict/Violence State of the Field and New Directions by Erika (Uppsala University, Sweden) Forsberg Ethnic Politics and Conflict/Violence State of the Field and New Directions
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Ethnicity is one of the most salient and enduring topics of social science, not least with regard to its potential link to political conflict/violence. Despite, or perhaps because of, the concept's significant use, all too seldom has the field paused...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2017

Free Radicals War Resisters in Prison by C.J. Hinke Free Radicals War Resisters in Prison


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia by Birgit Beumers Cultural Forms of Protest in Russia

Alongside the Arab Spring, the Occupy anti-capitalist movements in the West, and the events on the Maidan in Kyiv, Russia has had its own protest movements, notably the political protests of 2011-12. As elsewhere in the world, these protests had...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Coming Soon

How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest by Sarah Corbett How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest

How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: how to tackle issues not with shouting and aggression but with gentle protest, using the process of `making' to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Sustainable Urbanism and Direct Action Case Studies in Dialectical Activism by Benjamin Heim Shepard Sustainable Urbanism and Direct Action Case Studies in Dialectical Activism

Connecting urban activism to historical, philosophical and theoretical ideas of the dialectic, this book builds a new theoretical framework for reimagining the work of anarchist organizing and social movements
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

The Rwenzururu Movement in Uganda Struggling for Recognition by Martin (International Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands) Doornbos The Rwenzururu Movement in Uganda Struggling for Recognition
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This book provides a comprehensive account and analysis of the Rwenzururu movement in Western Uganda. The movement began in the 1960s in the Rwenzori region of Toro District, and was a protest by the minority Bakonzo and Baamba ethnic groups...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Youth Activism and Solidarity The non-stop picket against Apartheid by Gavin Brown, Helen Yaffe Youth Activism and Solidarity The non-stop picket against Apartheid
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Youth Activism and Solidarity: The Non-Stop Picket Against Apartheid tells the story of a group of young people who actively campaigned against apartheid in 1980s London. From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela was released from prison in February...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Occupying Subjectivity Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century by Chris Rossdale Occupying Subjectivity Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century

This book explores a variety of forms of radical political subjectivity. It takes its cue from the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, the Occupy Movement and the European Anti-Austerity Movement, alongside the wider opposition to authoritarian...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

Protest Movements and Parties of the Left Affirming Disruption by David J. Bailey Protest Movements and Parties of the Left Affirming Disruption

This book presents a discussion of the historical developments, strategic dilemmas, concrete achievements and obstacles experienced by advocates of egalitarian change in both left parties and protest movements from the nineteenth century to the present.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/11/2017

Protest Movements and Parties of the Left Affirming Disruption by David J. Bailey Protest Movements and Parties of the Left Affirming Disruption

This book presents a discussion of the historical developments, strategic dilemmas, concrete achievements and obstacles experienced by advocates of egalitarian change in both left parties and protest movements from the nineteenth century to the present.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Justice Denied Friends, Foes and the Miners' Strike by David Allsop Justice Denied Friends, Foes and the Miners' Strike

TV portraits of the Miners' strike of 1984/5 stressed the violence of the pickets and responsible policing. This book challenges those images, looks at the impact of the strike on participants, and reflects on ongoing controversies and community pride.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Tweeting to Freedom An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World by Jim Willis, Anthony R. Fellow Tweeting to Freedom An Encyclopedia of Citizen Protests and Uprisings around the World
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This book provides an insightful and comprehensive look at the issues regarding the use of the Internet and social media by activists in some 35 countries-and how many governments in these countries are trying to blunt these efforts to promote...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives by Michael H. K. Ng Civil Unrest and Governance in Hong Kong Law and Order from Historical and Cultural Perspectives

This book examines important social movements in Hong Kong from the perspectives of historical and cultural studies. Conventionally regarded as one of the most politically stable cities in Asia, Hong Kong has yet witnessed many demonstrations and struggles against the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Agonistic Mourning Political Dissidence and the Women in Black by Athena Athanasiou Agonistic Mourning Political Dissidence and the Women in Black

Athena Athanasiou departs from recent discussions of mourning, including in the work of Judith Butler, by raising an altogether original question which both challenges and extends the current orthodoxy: what would it be like to mourn the dead of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/05/2017

The Contentious Politics of Refugee and Migrant Protest and Solidarity Movements Remaking Citizenship from the Margins by Kim Rygiel The Contentious Politics of Refugee and Migrant Protest and Solidarity Movements Remaking Citizenship from the Margins

Over the past two years, large-scale migratory movements to Europe have gained worldwide attention, and have prompted ever-greater desires to govern and control them. At the same time, we have seen the emergence of political struggles for rights to movement...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/05/2017

A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015 by Jiyoung Song A History of Human Rights Society in Singapore 1965-2015

To celebrate Singapore's fiftieth anniversary for its independence from Malaysia in 2015, 35 students, academics and activists came together to discuss and write about pioneering Singaporean human rights activists and their under-reported stories in Singapore. The city-state is known for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2017

Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway by Juliane Riese Hairy Hippies and Bloody Butchers The Greenpeace Anti-Whaling Campaign in Norway

This book provides an inside look at Greenpeace's decades-long campaign against the Norwegian whaling industry. Combining historical narrative with sophisticated systems-theory analysis, it examines the organization's failure to end Norwegian whaling, providing valuable lessons for other protest movements.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Non-State Violent Actors and Social Movement Organizations Influence, Adaptation, and Change by Julie Mazzei Non-State Violent Actors and Social Movement Organizations Influence, Adaptation, and Change

This volume focusses on non-state actors and political conflicts but also attends to the broader themes of the series. The research emphases the roles and motivations of non-state actors in conflicts or post-conflict situations in the post-Cold War era; as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

Protest, Popular Culture and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe by Ilaria Favretto Protest, Popular Culture and Tradition in Modern and Contemporary Western Europe

Mock funerals, effigy parading, smearing with eggs and tomatoes, pot-banging and Carnival street theatre, arson and ransacking: all these seemingly archaic forms of action have been regular features of modern European protest, from the 19th to the 21st century. In...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC by Zahra Babar Arab Migrant Communities in the GCC

An original, research-based, volume on Arab migration within the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, rather than from outside
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2017

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