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A Critical Review of Social Movement Theory: Gender and Emotion in Activist Cultures

Emma Craddock

in Living Against Austerity: A Feminist Investigation of Doing Activism and Being Activist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781529205701
eISBN:
9781529205749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529205701.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter sets up the theoretical context of the book. It begins by establishing the key relevant debates in Social Movement Theory (SMT), including that of new versus old social movements, the ... More


Of Drama and Performance: Transformative Discourses of the Revolution

Laura Gribbon and Sarah Hawas

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/9789774165337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Translates some of the most decisive and influential discursive and performative moments that shaped the early drama of the unfolding text of Egypt's uprising. By drawing on analytical tools from the ... More


For God and Ulster, Self-Interest, or Social Networks?

Jonathan S. Blake

in Contentious Rituals: Parading the Nation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190915582
eISBN:
9780190915612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190915582.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Sociology of Religion

Using survey and interview data, this chapter shows that the well-established idealist, rationalist, and structuralist explanations for participation in contentious political action do not fully ... More


Acts, Arenas and Actors: Framing the Uprisings

Frédéric Volpi

in Revolution and Authoritarianism in North Africa

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190642921
eISBN:
9780190848491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642921.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter considers the debates about authoritarianism and democratization, and political stability and change, in an “exceptional” Middle East. It outlines how accounts of Middle East politics ... More


The role of licit and illicit transnational networks during the Troubles

Devashree Gupta

in Theories of International Relations and Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784995287
eISBN:
9781526124180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995287.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From the beginning of the Troubles, groups in Northern Ireland deliberately sought and made use of transnational allies to further their political goals and gain strategic advantages vis-à-vis their ... More


The workers' movement

Martin Upchurch and Darko Marinković

in Workers and revolution in Serbia: From Tito to Miloevic and beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719085086
eISBN:
9781781706114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the problems of labour weakness in post Communist transformation. Structural and agency factors are considered before presenting an account through social movement theory of ... More


Post-Islamism as Neoliberalisation: New Social Movements in the Muslim World

Peter Mandaville

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The debate on post-Islamism generally focuses on ideological compromise by political ideologues seeking support from the mass electorate. This chapter argues that what we call post-Islamism is ... More


Narratives and the Syrian Uprising: The Role of Stories in Political Activism and Identity Struggles

Dina Matar

in Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190491550
eISBN:
9780190638597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491550.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

This chapter draws on debates in social movement theory and activism as well as on an analysis of a select number of narrative practices circulated on Syrian digital ‘protest websites’ and created by ... More


Politics and popular culture

John Street, Sanna Inthorn, and Martin Scott

in From entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719085383
eISBN:
9781781706121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085383.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the history of academic study of the relationship between politics and popular culture. This history has a variety of sources. These include Plato’s warnings about the ill effects ... More


The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Michael Loadenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book challenges the reader to ... More


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