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After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Sekou M. Franklin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book takes a close look at a variety ... More


Insider–Outsiders: From Warriors to War Protestors

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Military peace movement members were outsiders in both the military and the peace movement because they tried to be connected to both, but they believe that this combined identity enhanced the ... More


Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Lisa Leitz

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book offers a window into an intriguing and previously unexamined segment of the anti-Iraq War movement comprised of veterans and military families. The book documents important political and ... More


Conclusion One War Ends, Another War Continues

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Although the Iraq War ended, the military peace movement continues organizing to stop the over-extension of the military and better address the traumas facing servicemembers returned from war. The ... More


Joining the Military Peace Movement: Risky Business

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Embedded in a wide spectrum of military-identified organizations critical of U.S. government policies, the military peace movement had four main organizations. Activists within these faced greater ... More


Conclusion

Sekou M. Franklin

in After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789384
eISBN:
9780814760611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789384.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter discusses the tribulations and triumphs of social movement activism among the post-civil rights generation. It argues that constraints on movement activism will remain as long ... More


The Military Peace Movement

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter opens showing the heartbreak behind the military peace movement and then lays out its theoretical and informational context. Briefly describes the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars (with ... More


Building a Family and Transforming Activists’ Emotions

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The military peace movement organizations acted as a family, and this allowed activists to move beyond the negative emotions of powerlessness (fear, guilt, shame and unfocused anger) brought on by ... More


Managing and Deploying the Insider–Outsider Identity

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Activists strategically deployed their combined military/peace identities in order to attract attention, demonstrate legitimacy, reframe “patriotism” and “troop support” in ways that promoted peace, ... More


Using Grief to Connect with Bystanders

Lisa Leitz

in Fighting for Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680450
eISBN:
9781452948522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680450.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

A close examination of one tactic, anti-war war memorials, demonstrates how activists intentionally elicit emotions, such as grief and sadness, to increase the impact of their message. Activists drew ... More


Introduction: Magic Mineral

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Provides an overview of frac sand mining, its rapid growth in western Wisconsin, and its role within the wider fracking commodity chain. Also paints a historical backdrop and situates the author as a ... More


When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Thomas W. Pearson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

When the Hills Are Gone tells the story of Wisconsin’s sand mining wars. Providing on-the-ground accounts from both the mining industry and the concerned citizens who fought back, Thomas W. Pearson ... More


Confronting the Next Boom

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Describes the recent downturn of the frac sand mining industry, the broader significance of struggles over local control and local democracy, and promising directions for grassroots activism.


Neighbors

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Mining companies have developed various tactics to overcome local opposition, but also to assert a sense of “belonging” in a contentious social landscape. They invoke alluring narratives about jobs, ... More


Save Our Hills

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Recounts the origins and early success of grassroots activism that developed in response to one of the first proposed frac sand operations in the region. Identifies the factors that led to citizens ... More


Low-Hanging Fruit

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Traces the early years of the industry as it followed the path of least resistance to places more supportive of their interests. Concerned citizens fought back, but often unsuccessfully. Activism ... More


Dangers Unseen

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Explores the relationship between the perception of new environmental hazards introduced by frac sand mining and competing visions of place and rural landscape. Varied and sometimes contradictory ... More


Where You Live

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Documents how people experience mining-related changes and conflicts, drawing on ethnographic interviews with residents living next to mines, processing plants, and hauling routes. People grappling ... More


In Pursuit of Local Democracy

Thomas W. Pearson

in When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816699919
eISBN:
9781452958903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699919.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Returns to the story of Vista Sand described in the introduction and follows concerned citizens as they organize against a proposed mine and rail spur, ultimately seeking to confront the mining ... More


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