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Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Lawrence Rosenthal and Christine Trost (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In the Spring of 2009, the Tea Party emerged onto the American political scene. In the wake of Obama's election, as commentators proclaimed the “death of conservatism,” Tax Day rallies and Tea Party ... More


A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Anita Chari

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Anita Chari revives the concept of reification from Marx and the Frankfurt School to spotlight the resistance to neoliberal capitalism now forming at the level of political economy and at the more ... More


Occupy Wall Street: Challenging Neoliberal Reification

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter explores recent forms of neoliberal protest that have emerged in response to the economic crisis in the United States and Europe. The chapter focuses on the recent Occupy movement and ... More


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

Tom Goyens (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041051
eISBN:
9780252099595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041051.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

New York City's identity as a cultural and artistic center, as a point of arrival for millions of immigrants sympathetic to anarchist ideas, and as a hub of capitalism made the city a unique and ... More


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


Back to Work

Joseph R. Fitzgerald

in The Struggle Is Eternal: Gloria Richardson and Black Liberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176499
eISBN:
9780813176529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176499.003.0012
Subject:
History, Social History

The final chapter briefly touches on Richardson’s second divorce but focuses on her difficulties finding and keeping employment. After holding a series of jobs in various corporate and not-for-profit ... More


Epilogue: postcolonial hangovers

Mark Hampton

in Hong Kong and British Culture, 1945-97

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099236
eISBN:
9781526104373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099236.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This brief chapter examines Britain’s the post-colonial legacy in Hong Kong. On the surface, little had changed, with basic institutions (an Executive-based government, the Independent Commission ... More


The Improper Name as Medium and Gap

Marco Deseriis

in Improper Names: Collective Pseudonyms from the Luddites to Anonymous

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694860
eISBN:
9781452952413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694860.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The conclusion makes a range of theoretical moves by analyzing conceptual tensions that emerge from different chapters. After revisiting a rich philosophical debate on the community of those who have ... More


Spaces of the City

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter analyzes and compares the different uses of urban space – whether public space, open space, or privatized space -- in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China. It contrasts the modernist spatial ... More


Global Translations and Translating the Global: Discursive Regimes of Revolt

Samia Mehrez

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Seeks to understand the discursive politics of translating Egypt's uprising by simultaneously situating its adaptations and appropriations as well as its deliberate mistranslations within a global ... More


Ordinary Democracy: Sovereignty and Citizenship Beyond the Neoliberal Impasse

Ali Aslam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190601812
eISBN:
9780190601836
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601812.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Ordinary Democracy examines the organizing practices of contemporary social movements to suggest how citizens are insisting on having a share in governing the forces that shape their lives. Rather ... More


Transgressive Politics in Occupy Mongkok

Samson Yuen

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reveals the complexities of the Umbrella Movement by shifting the focus to the Mongkok protest camp, known as Occupy Mongkok. Occupy Mongkok was not just an extension of the Admiralty ... More


Protest Art, Hong Kong Style: A Photo Essay

Oscar Ho

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a photo essay featuring protest art during the Umbrella Movement. One of the most outstanding achievements of the Occupy Movement was its artistic creation during the ... More


Taiwan’s Sunflower Occupy Movement as a Transformative Resistance to the “China Factor”

Jieh-min Wu

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the Sunflower Occupy Movement which broke out in March of 2014, shaking Taiwan's political landscape and its relations with China. The Sunflower Movement was a culmination of ... More


Place, Autonomy, and the Politics of Hope

John Pickles

in Appalachia in Regional Context: Place Matters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175324
eISBN:
9780813175676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175324.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The geographer John Pickles defines place as the locus of natural and social life worlds, which provides an operative context of common understandings, institutions, and practices along with the ... More


A Tale of Two Movements

Lawrence Rosenthal and Christine Trost (eds)

in Steep: The Precipitous Rise of the Tea Party

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520274228
eISBN:
9780520954106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274228.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This epilogue suggests that the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movements have something fundamental in common. They are both expressions of pain from differing points of view of the same ... More


At the Crossroads of Hope and Despair

Matthew Frye Jacobson

in The Historian's Eye: Photography, History, and the American Present

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649665
eISBN:
9781469649689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649665.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers a study of the early Obama years against the backdrop of national optimism and the darkness of the Great Recession. Images capture street protests, good humor, and political ... More


Epilogue

Gavin Steingo

in Kwaito's Promise: Music and the Aesthetics of Freedom in South Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226362403
eISBN:
9780226362687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226362687.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

A brief epilogue reflects on the book’s theoretical contributions and offers concluding remarks. In particular, it returns to the notion of music or aesthetics as an “illusion” and elaborates an ... More


Interpreting Politics

Christopher A. Ford

in China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813165400
eISBN:
9780813165424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165400.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter emphasizes the increasingly forceful articulation of a growing “China Model,” both for domestic governance and for international harmony. Beijing became increasingly willing to undertake ... More


Occupy Los Angeles

Edward W. Soja

in My Los Angeles: From Urban Restructuring to Regional Urbanization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281721
eISBN:
9780520957633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281721.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The 2010s are beginning to look a lot like the 1960s, as a new era of urban crises emerges, led by those who gained the least from the neoliberal globalization and the uneven effects of the New ... More


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