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Trade BattlesActivism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Trade Battles: Activism and the Politicization of International Trade Policy

Tamara Kay and R.L. Evans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190847432
eISBN:
9780190847470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190847432.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

How did activists create a dynamic broad-based movement during NAFTA negotiations that politicized trade, making it a contentious issue for the first time in history? And how did their NAFTA ... More

Saving the Sacred SeaThe Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Saving the Sacred Sea: The Power of Civil Society in an Age of Authoritarianism and Globalization

Kate Pride Brown

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190660949
eISBN:
9780190660987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190660949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Lake Baikal is like no place on Earth. More than a mile deep, Baikal contains a fifth of the world’s freshwater. Thousands of endemic species reside in its watershed. It is an ecological treasure ... More

The Fight for Asian American Civil RightsLiberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

The Fight for Asian American Civil Rights: Liberal Protestant Activism, 1900-1950

Sarah M. Griffith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041686
eISBN:
9780252050350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041686.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

During World War II, a group of American liberal Protestants set out to defend the constitutional rights of Japanese Americans interned without trial. The root of their wartime activism can be traced ... More

Women of the StormCivic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Emmanuel David

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurrican Katrina provides a sociohistorical account of the emergence of Women of the Storm in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. After presenting a detailed ... More

Taking RootHuman Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

Taking Root: Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow, and Archana Pandya

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199975044
eISBN:
9780190677299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199975044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Social Movements and Social Change

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international donors ... More

Domestic Workers of the World Unite!A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

Domestic Workers of the World Unite!: A Global Movement for Dignity and Human Rights

Jennifer N. Fish

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479848676
eISBN:
9781479827442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479848676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book chronicles the formation of the world’s first domestic worker movement, from the grassroots to global activism. It tells the story of individual women who not only struggled to gain rights ... More

Technically TogetherReconstructing Community in a Networked World

Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Taylor Dotson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book provides an account of community through the lens of the politics of technology. That is, how do the artifacts, infrastructures, sociotechnical systems and techniques that constitute ... More

Women against AbortionInside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Women against Abortion: Inside the Largest Moral Reform Movement of the Twentieth Century

Karissa Haugeberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040962
eISBN:
9780252099717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040962.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Women from remarkably diverse religious, social, and political backgrounds made up the rank-and-file of the American antiabortion movement. Empowered by--yet in many cases scared of--the changes ... More

Protest Camps in International contextSpaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Protest Camps in International context: Spaces, Infrastructures and Media of Resistance

Gavin Brown, Anna Feigenbaum, Fabian Frenzel, and Patrick McCurdy (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447329411
eISBN:
9781447329473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329411.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Protest camps are a common and recurring feature of social movements around the world. From Tahrir to Taksim, acts of occupying squares, parks and streets together, have made protest camps into a key ... More

People, Places and IdentitiesThemes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

People, Places and Identities: Themes in British Social and Cultural History, 1700s-1980s

Alan Kidd and Melanie Tebbutt (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719090356
eISBN:
9781526124081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090356.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book of essays on British social and cultural history since the eighteenth century draws attention to relatively neglected topics including personal and collective identities, the meanings of ... More

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