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Civic Participation, Prefigurative Politics, and Feminist Organizing in Rural Nicaragua

Anjali Dutt

in Women's Human Rights: A Social Psychological Perspective on Resistance, Liberation, and Justice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190614614
eISBN:
9780190850746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190614614.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses methods of data collection and analysis that can be used to gain deeper understanding of processes of prefiguration. Prefigurative politics can be described as a set of ... More


New Directions and Virtues in Sustainable Materialist Movements

David Schlosberg and Luke Craven

in Sustainable Materialism: Environmental Movements and the Politics of Everyday Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198841500
eISBN:
9780191876981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841500.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, Political Theory

After extensive examination of the specifically political motivations of sustainable materialist movements, this chapter focuses on what is new and unique about these movements, and what ... More


Capitalism’s Cast-offs

Alex V. Barnard

in Freegans: Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698110
eISBN:
9781452954295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698110.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 1 charts the origins of freeganism in anarchist movements committed to “dropping out” of capitalism by living off its waste. It shows how the rise of movements with a political program of ... 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


Introduction: Education and the Long March through the Institutions

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Introduction presents the basic goals of the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement’s agrarian reform struggle and explains how its educational proposal is part and parcel of achieving those goals. ... More


Certification and the State: The Dilemmas of Growth

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Despite hostility from government officials and the conventional food establishment, organic grew in popularity among consumers throughout the 1970s and 80s. During this period organic farmers in ... More


The constructivist paradox: contemporary protest movements and (their) representation

Mathijs van de Sande

in The Constructivist Turn in Political Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474442602
eISBN:
9781474459860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442602.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The recent global wave of protest movements is often characterized with reference to a ‘prefigurative politics’ and not without reason closely associated with a critique of representative democracy ... More


Living sín patrón: lessons from Argentina’s societies in movement

Marina Sitrin

in Towards Just and Sustainable Economies: The Social and Solidarity Economy North and South

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447327226
eISBN:
9781447327240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327226.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores a few of the movements that arose in Argentina soon before and after the popular rebellion of the 19th and 20th of 2001 – movements whose forms of organizing, such as ... More


Conclusion

Amy Starecheski

in Ours to Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399805
eISBN:
9780226400006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226400006.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The conclusion examines the urban planning implications of this story in the current moment, when some cities are transformed by gentrification while others struggle to make use of tens of thousands ... More


Conclusion: Social Movement Strategy, Education, and Social Change in the Twenty-First Century

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Conclusion reflects on the significance of the MST’s educational initiatives for understanding states, social movements, and education. The chapter revisits the theoretical claims in the ... More


American Mothers of Nonviolence: Action and the Politics of Erasure in Women’s Nonviolent Activism

Selina Gallo-Cruz

in 100 Years of the Nineteenth Amendment: An Appraisal of Women's Political Activism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190265144
eISBN:
9780190265175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265144.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the historical relationship between and dynamics among feminists and nonviolent activists in the United States, surveying three waves of feminist nonviolent mobilization and ... More


Epilogue: What Is Left of the Brazilian Left?

Rebecca Tarlau

in Occupying Schools, Occupying Land: How the Landless Workers' Movement Transformed Brazilian Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190870324
eISBN:
9780190870331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870324.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Education

The Epilogue reflects on the future of the MST’s political struggle—and that of the Brazilian left more broadly—in the context of the 2016 ousting of the Workers’ Party (PT) from the federal ... More


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