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Contentious Connections in Great Britain, 1828–34

Charles Tilly and Lesley J. Wood

in Social Movements and Networks: Relational Approaches to Collective Action

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251780
eISBN:
9780191599057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251789.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Combines network analysis and historical sociology to chart significant changes in patterns of social conflict (in particular, relationships of attack and claim making) among different social groups, ... More


Claiming Citizenship: French West Africa, 1946–1956

Frederick Cooper

in Citizenship between Empire and Nation: Remaking France and French Africa, 1945-1960

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161310
eISBN:
9781400850280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161310.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter explores different instances of African claim making. It first looks at the effort of the Rassemblement Démocratique Africain (RDA) in the Sudan and especially the Côte d'Ivoire to build ... More


Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Two hundred years after the massacre of peaceful protestors who had gathered in St Peter's Field, Manchester, to hear 'Orator' Henry Hunt speak for Parliamentary Reform, this volume brings together ... More


The (Lack of) Power of the Violent Few

Anne Nassauer

in Situational Breakdowns: Understanding Protest Violence and other Surprising Outcomes

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190922061
eISBN:
9780190922092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922061.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 2 examines whether protesters’ motivations and the presence of the “violent few” can lead to violence in protest marches. The chapter first discusses how some protest groups, often dubbed the ... More


On Air: Beyond Charity

Harri Englund

in Gogo Breeze: Zambia's Radio Elder and the Voices of Free Speech

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226498768
eISBN:
9780226499093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499093.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates the modes of claim-making that Gogo Breeze broadcast. While popular, his radio personality was not based on the populist sentiment that ordinary people were always right. ... More


Decolonisation and Claim-Making in the Sudan, c.1945–1958

Gareth Curless

in Workers of the Empire, Unite: Radical and Popular Challenges to British Imperialism, 1910s-1960s

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781800859685
eISBN:
9781800852310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781800859685.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Drawing inspiration from the likes of Frederick Cooper and Lisa Lindsay, this article focuses on the case of Sudan, which is often marginalised in African studies. Challenging this exceptionalism, ... More


Introduction

Michael Demson and Regina Hewitt

in Commemorating Peterloo: Violence, Resilience, and Claim-making during the Romantic Era

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474428569
eISBN:
9781474465007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474428569.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This Introduction provides an overview of the events that came to be known as the 'Peterloo Massacre' and of assessments that try to account for the violent reaction it received. Drawing on theories ... More


Catalyzing Local Contention: The Political Economy Drivers

Kate J. Neville

in Fueling Resistance: The Contentious Political Economy of Biofuels and Fracking

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197535585
eISBN:
9780197535615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535585.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Drawing on the global debates over biofuels and fracking, this chapter develops the core theoretical approach of the book, bringing together insights from contentious politics and political economy ... More


The Official Police Voice

Richard Martin

in Policing Human Rights

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198855125
eISBN:
9780191889059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198855125.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The task of this chapter is to trace how and why human rights law has come to be such an integral and sustained feature of the PSNI’s official narrative. The reason, this chapter argues, lies in the ... More


Refugees and Their Displaced Documents of Identity

Tarangini Sriraman

in In Pursuit of Proof: A History of Identification Documents in India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199463510
eISBN:
9780199094097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199463510.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter begins by posing the question, how did the Indian state classify refugees as poor, displaced, and lower caste and how did it create the material infrastructure of identifying welfare ... More


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