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Framing strategies in referendums from below

Donatella della Porta, Francis O’Connor, Martín Portos, and Anna Subirats Ribas

in Social Movements and Referendums from Below: Direct Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333418
eISBN:
9781447333456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333418.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the framing strategies in referendums from below in Scotland and Catalonia. It considers how the current context of economic austerity, along with the crisis of political ... More


Barricades on Broadway: Mobs and the Problem of Revolution in American Politics

Adam I. P. Smith

in The Stormy Present: Conservatism and the Problem of Slavery in Northern Politics, 1846-1865

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633893
eISBN:
9781469633909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633893.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter uses the Astor Place theatre riot of 1849 to illuminate the tensions within American political culture over majoritarianism, political legitimacy and citizenship. It argues that the ... More


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