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Demonstrations & protest movements books

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Recently Published

Global Cultures of Contestation Mobility, Sustainability, Aesthetics & Connectivity by Robin Celikates Global Cultures of Contestation Mobility, Sustainability, Aesthetics & Connectivity

The contributors are scholars from the humanities and social sciences, who analyze protests in particular regions, including Egypt, Iran, Australia, France, Spain, Greece, and Hong Kong, and transnational protests such as the NSA-leaks and the mobilization of migrants and refugees.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Beyond the Internet Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave by Rita (Catholic University of Portugal, Portugal) Figueiras Beyond the Internet Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave
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The western economic and financial crisis began with the collapse of Lehman Brothers in 2008 and led the European Union countries into recession. After this, governments started to implement austerity measures, such as cuts in public spending, including public subsidies...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

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: 08/11/2017

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: 01/11/2017

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: 30/10/2017

Youth Activism and Solidarity The non-stop picket against Apartheid by Gavin (University of Leicester, UK) Brown, Helen (London School of Economics, University of London, UK) Yaffe Youth Activism and Solidarity The non-stop picket against Apartheid
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From April 1986 until just after Nelson Mandela's release from prison in February 1990, supporters of the City of London Anti-Apartheid Group maintained a continuous protest, day and night, outside the South African Embassy in central London. This book examines...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age by Caroline (Occidental College) Heldman Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age by Caroline (Occidental College) Heldman Protest Politics in the Marketplace Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

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The Promise and Perils of Populism Global Perspectives by Carlos de la Torre The Promise and Perils of Populism Global Perspectives

From the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square to the Tea Party in the United States to the campaign to elect indigenous leader Evo Morales in Bolivia, modern populist movements command international attention and compel political and social change. When citizens...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2018

The 1935 Riots in St Vincent From Riots to Adult Suffrage by Adrian St Aubyn Fraser The 1935 Riots in St Vincent From Riots to Adult Suffrage

St Vincent was among the earliest of the British Caribbean colonies to have experienced labour disturbances in the 1930s. The 1935 Riots in St Vincent: From Riots to Adult Suffrage is the first comprehensive treatment of those disturbances. Fraser's analysis...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making by Karilyn Crockett People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making

Linking archival research, ethnographic fieldwork, and oral history, Karilyn Crockett in People before Highways offers ground-level analysis of the social, political, and environmental significance of a local anti-highway protest and its lasting national implications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making by Karilyn Crockett People before Highways Boston Activists, Urban Planners, and a New Movement for City Making

Linking archival research, ethnographic fieldwork, and oral history, Karilyn Crockett in People before Highways offers ground-level analysis of the social, political, and environmental significance of a local anti-highway protest and its lasting national implications.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Occupying Subjectivity Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century by Chris (Royal Holloway, University of London, UK) Rossdale Occupying Subjectivity Being and Becoming Radical in the 21st Century
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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: 31/01/2018

Workers, Strikes, and Pogroms The Donbass-Dnepr Bend in Late Imperial Russia, 1870-1905 by Charters Wynn Workers, Strikes, and Pogroms The Donbass-Dnepr Bend in Late Imperial Russia, 1870-1905

In this major reassessment of Russian labor history, Charters Wynn shows that in Imperial Russia's primary steel and mining region the same class that posed a powerful challenge to the tsarist government also undermined the revolutionary movement with its pogromist...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/02/2018

Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe Beyond the Transition's Liberal Consensus by Veronika Stoyanova Ideology and Social Protests in Eastern Europe Beyond the Transition's Liberal Consensus

This book argues that the recent political mobilizations in Eastern Europe have been underpinned by a class struggle between a more conservative and a more radical line of contention. The latter line, the book contends, is designed by and for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/03/2018

The Long '68 Radical Protest and Its Enemies by Richard Vinen The Long '68 Radical Protest and Its Enemies

1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary - around ten million French workers went on strike and the whole state teetered on the brink of collapse. Others were...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism by Chris (University of California, Berkeley) Zepeda-Millan Latino Mass Mobilization Immigration, Racialization, and Activism
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The first full-length study of the historic 2006 immigrant rights protests in the US, in which millions of Latinos participated.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

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: 14/09/2017

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

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 21/08/2017

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

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: 15/08/2017

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