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Grass‐Roots Activity

Peter Gundelach

in The Impact of Values

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294757
eISBN:
9780191599040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198294751.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

The aim of this chapter is to examine the significance of social factors and value orientations for people's involvement in protest activity and social movements in Western Europe. It uses the ... More


Patriotic Daughters and Isolationist Mothers: Conservative Women in the Early Twentieth Century

Michelle M. Nickerson

in Mothers of Conservatism: Women and the Postwar Right

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691121840
eISBN:
9781400842209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691121840.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how women developed forms of antistatist protest in the first half of the twentieth century that posed an oppositional relationship between the family and government. By the ... More


Exit, Voice, and the State

Albert O. Hirschman

in The Essential Hirschman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159904
eISBN:
9781400848409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159904.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter contains Hirschman's reflections on how citizens' exit and voice affect state power and expands his thinking to include a range of political possibilities, from stateless societies and ... More


‘War is Again Broken Out’: Protest and Poetry, 1793–1798

Nicholas Roe

in Wordsworth and Coleridge: The Radical Years

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198119692
eISBN:
9780191671197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198119692.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter treats both William Wordsworth's and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's opposition to war after February 1793, and argues that contemporary literature of protest liberated Wordsworth's ... More


The Political Consequences of the Economic Crisis in Europe: Electoral Punishment and Popular Protest

Hanspeter Kriesi

in Mass Politics in Tough Times: Opinions, Votes and Protest in the Great Recession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199357505
eISBN:
9780199357536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199357505.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This exploratory chapter tries to link the electoral consequences of the Great Recession and the protest to which it has given rise. In the first part, the expectations of the economic voting ... More


Political Violence: Analyses of Events

T.K. Vinod Kumar

in Public Events and Police Response: Understanding Public Order Policing in Democratic India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198090335
eISBN:
9780199082520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198090335.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

While there are various forms of disorder in public space in India, one of the most frequently occurring forms of violence is violent political protests and demonstrations. There are various macro ... More


Varieties of Political Engagement: Activists and Dissidents

Anthony F. Heath, Stephen D. Fisher, Gemma Rosenblatt, David Sanders, and Maria Sobolewska

in The Political Integration of Ethnic Minorities in Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199656639
eISBN:
9780191765247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656639.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter looks at non-electoral forms of political participation, including organizational activity, petitions, protests and demonstrations, donations to political causes, and participation in ... More


The British People and the League of Nations: Democracy, Citizenship and Internationalism, c. 1918–45

Helen McCarthy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719086168
eISBN:
9781781702659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086168.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

In the decades following Europe's first total war, millions of British men and women looked to the League of Nations as the symbol and guardian of a new world order based on international ... More


Characterizing Party-System Changes

in Party-System Collapse: The Roots of Crisis in Peru and Venezuela

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782364
eISBN:
9780804783927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782364.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter, which examines the changes in traditional political parties and party systems in Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina, describes the interactions between voters and party elites, and the acts ... More


The Presence and Conceptualization of Contemporary Protesting Crowds

Suman Gupta

in Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452208
eISBN:
9780801469206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452208.003.0010
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter argues that contemporary crowd formations, especially those that gather to express political protests, often fracture the unity of conventional ontological assumptions about what a ... More


Revolution in the Air: Hijacking, Political Protest, and U.S.-Cuba Relations

Teishan A. Latner

in Cuban Revolution in America: Havana and the Making of a United States Left, 1968-1992

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469635460
eISBN:
9781469635484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635460.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Three explores Cuba’s image within the U.S. radical imaginary through the surge of airplane hijackings that occurred from the U.S. to Cuba between 1968 and 1973. Seeking political asylum, ... More


Protest

Andrei P. Tsygankov

in The Strong State in Russia: Development and Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199336203
eISBN:
9780190207328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199336203.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

Putin’s system began to unravel in 2008 and entered a period of crisis. Among other indicators of the crisis, the country was rocked by rising social protests, which culminated after the flawed Duma ... More


Gezi Protests

Necati Polat

in Regime Change in Contemporary Turkey: Politics, Rights, Mimesis

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474416962
eISBN:
9781474427098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416962.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter is on the historic Gezi Park protests of 2013, which promised a novel democratic fusion of otherwise disparate political forces—comparable perhaps to the broad democratic alliance led by ... More


A Future in Relation to the Other

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter discusses the various hate crimes, and other forms of discrimination, that have emerged post-9/11. Among these hate crimes, a number of South Asian Americans have unfortunately also ... More


The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Piya Chatterjee and Sunaina Maira (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At colleges and universities throughout the United States, political protest and intellectual dissent are increasingly being met with repressive tactics by administrators, politicians, and the ... More


Jack Cade's Rebellion of 1450

I. M. W. Harvey

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201601
eISBN:
9780191674952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201601.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Jack Cade's rebellion of 1450 was one of the most important popular uprisings to take place in England during the Middle Ages. It began as an orchestrated demonstration of political protest by the ... 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


The Fracturing of Police Authority

Ian Loader and Aogán Mulcahy

in Policing and the Condition of England: Memory, Politics and Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198299066
eISBN:
9780191685583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198299066.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The central contention of the desacralization thesis is that the economic, political, and socio-cultural transformations experienced by English society since 1945 have fatally undermined the kinds of ... More


The Political Activism of Clergy

Corwin E. Smidt

in Pastors and Public Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190455491
eISBN:
9780190455521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190455491.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the political activism of clergy outside the context of congregational life. It first analyzes the political topics that clergy report they address publicly with regularity, the ... More


Coda: Confession in the Age of Aggregation

Christopher Grobe

in Art of Confession: The Performance of Self from Robert Lowell to Reality TV

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829170
eISBN:
9781479839599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829170.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Social media platforms have made confessional speech both ubiquitous and mundane. What, you might ask, is the value of a solo voice amid all this aggregated clamor? This coda begins by comparing ... More


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