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After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book takes a close look at a variety ... More


Insider–Outsiders: From Warriors to War Protestors

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Military peace movement members were outsiders in both the military and the peace movement because they tried to be connected to both, but they believe that this combined identity enhanced the ... More


Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More


Joining the Military Peace Movement: Risky Business

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Embedded in a wide spectrum of military-identified organizations critical of U.S. government policies, the military peace movement had four main organizations. Activists within these faced greater ... More


Conclusion One War Ends, Another War Continues

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Although the Iraq War ended, the military peace movement continues organizing to stop the over-extension of the military and better address the traumas facing servicemembers returned from war. The ... More


Conclusion

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the tribulations and triumphs of social movement activism among the post-civil rights generation. It argues that constraints on movement activism will remain as long ... More


The Military Peace Movement

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter opens showing the heartbreak behind the military peace movement and then lays out its theoretical and informational context. Briefly describes the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with ... More


Building a Family and Transforming Activists’ Emotions

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The military peace movement organizations acted as a family, and this allowed activists to move beyond the negative emotions of powerlessness (fear, guilt, shame and unfocused anger) brought on by ... More


Managing and Deploying the Insider–Outsider Identity

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Activists strategically deployed their combined military/peace identities in order to attract attention, demonstrate legitimacy, reframe “patriotism” and “troop support” in ways that promoted peace, ... More


Using Grief to Connect with Bystanders

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A close examination of one tactic, anti-war war memorials, demonstrates how activists intentionally elicit emotions, such as grief and sadness, to increase the impact of their message. Activists drew ... More


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