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Forthcoming Protest Movements Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Activism on the Web

    Everyday Struggles against Digital Capitalism

    By Veronica Barassi

    Series: Routledge New Developments in Communication and Society Research

    Activism on the Web examines the everyday tensions that political activists face as they come to terms with the increasingly commercialized nature of web technologies and sheds light on an important, yet under-investigated, dimension of the relationship between contemporary forms of social protest...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disobedience

    Concept and Practice

    Edited by Elena Loizidou

    Disobedience has been practiced and considered since time immemorial. The aim of this edited collection is to explore the concept and practice of disobedience through the prism of contemporary ideas and events. Past writings on disobedience represented it as a largely political practice that...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Transnational Activism and National Movements in Latin America

    Bridging the Divide

    Edited by Eduardo Silva

    Series: Routledge Studies in Latin American Politics

    During the 1990s, as widespread perception spread of declining state sovereignty, activists and social movement organizations began to form transnational networks and coalitions to pressure both intergovernmental organizations and national governments on a variety of issues. Research has focused on...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Global Civil Society in Action?

    By Teivo Teivainen

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    Starting from the emergence of the globalization protest movement in the late 1990s, this new book explores how democratic principles can be applied in transnational and global contexts. Focusing on the World Social Forum (WSF), Teivo Teivainen analyzes the various dilemmas of democratization...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Governance of Online Expression in a Networked World

    Edited by Helena Carrapico, Benjamin Farrand

    In recent years, we have witnessed the mushrooming of pro- democracy and protest movements not only in the Arab world, but also within Europe and the Americas. Such movements have ranged from popular upheavals, like in Tunisia and Egypt, to the organization of large-scale demonstrations against...

    To Be Published July 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. De-Pathologising Resistance

    Anthropological Interventions

    Edited by Dimitrios Theodossopoulos

    In a time of renewed interest in insurrectionary movements, urban protest, and anti-austerity indignation, the idea of resistance is regaining its relevance in social theory. De-Pathologising Resistance re-examines resistance as a concept that can aid social analysis, highlighting the dangers of...

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. State against Civil Society

    Contentious Politics and the Non-Systemic Opposition in Russia

    Edited by Cameron Ross

    Series: Routledge Europe-Asia Studies

    Over the period December 2011-July 2013, a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. These demonstrations came as a great shock to the Russian political establishment. After decades of passive acceptance of the status quo, it...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Communication Crisis at Kent State

    A Case Study

    By Phillip K. Tompkins, Elaine Vanden Bout Anderson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Communication Studies

    Originally published in 1971. On May 4th, 1970, shots fired by the Ohio National Guard at Kent State University were heard around the world. People were either outraged by the killings or outraged at the students. Instant experts rendered the judgment that it was all a problem of communication....

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Global and Local in Algeria and Morocco

    The World, The State and the Village

    Edited by James McDougall, Robert P. Parks

    This book brings together contributors from across the disciplines to examine the local, national, regional, and global processes that have shaped Maghribi societies, economies, and politics since the colonial period. Focusing equally on the local shape of global processes and on the broader...

    To Be Published September 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Beyond the Internet

    Unplugging the Protest Movement Wave

    Edited by Rita Maria Brás Pedro Figueiras, Paula do Espírito Santo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Global Information, Politics and Society

    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 and jobs, and rising prices....

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge