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Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Amory Starr, Luis A. Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to ... More


The Influence of Anarchism in Occupy Wall Street

Heather Gautney

in Radical Gotham: Anarchism in New York City from Schwab's Saloon to Occupy Wall Street

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Occupy Wall Street (OWS) is a massive protest movement calling for radical social change and an end to unbridled corruption. OWS emerged in September 2011 in New York with highly confrontational ... More


What Is Going On?

Amory Starr, Luis Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

in Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter illustrates the social control of dissent in an era of democracy and globalization. This is the era of “alterglobalization”—the multilingual term that refers to the diverse ... More


Policing Alterglobalization Dissent

Amory Starr, Luis Fernandez, and Christian Scholl

in Shutting Down the Streets: Political Violence and Social Control in the Global Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740996
eISBN:
9780814738351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740996.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a thorough inventory of protest policing tactics, including and beyond the streetscape. These are organized into five arenas: regulatory and legislative dimensions of policing, ... More


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