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Reading the Riot

Adrian Randall

in Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines why riots and social protests were so frequent in 18th-century England and what they suggest about the conditions, attitudes, and motivation of those involved and of the nature ... 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


Riotous Assemblies: Popular Protest in Hanoverian England

Adrian Randall

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199259908
eISBN:
9780191717444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259908.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This book examines 18th- and early 19th-century England through the lens of popular disorder. The more closely-studied forms of protest are discussed, such as food riots, industrial disorders, and ... More


Protesting Politics

Katherine Natanel

in Sustaining Conflict: Apathy and Domination in Israel-Palestine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520285255
eISBN:
9780520960794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285255.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This final chapter analyzes the social protests that swept across Israel during the summer of 2011, considering how political action might be “worldmaking” rather than worldchanging on massive ... More


The Failure of Universalism The Failure of Universalism (1946–1948)

Eric Jabbari

in Pierre Laroque and the Welfare State in Post-war France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199289639
eISBN:
9780191730863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289639.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

By the end of 1946, the reformist momentum which found its origin in the aftermath of the Liberation abruptly came to an end, as the attempt to extend old age insurance to the entire population ... More


The Liberal Party in Rural England 1885-1910: Radicalism and Community

Patricia Lynch

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256211
eISBN:
9780191719677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256211.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the relationship between the British Liberal party and the rural working-class voters enfranchised by the Third Reform Act of 1884. In contrast to many works that present urban ... More


Mediascape and Movement: The Dynamics of Political Communication, Public and Counterpublic

Francis L. F. Lee

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter reviews the relationship between the media and the Umbrella Movement. The mainstream media, aided by digital media outlets and platforms, play the important role of the public monitor in ... More


Taiwan’s Sunflower Occupy Movement as a Transformative Resistance to the “China Factor”

Jieh-min Wu

in Take Back Our Future: An Eventful Sociology of the Hong Kong Umbrella Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501740916
eISBN:
9781501740930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740916.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the Sunflower Occupy Movement which broke out in March of 2014, shaking Taiwan's political landscape and its relations with China. The Sunflower Movement was a culmination of ... More


please grant success to the journey on which I have come”: Media Reform Strategies in Israel

Noam Tirosh and Amit M. Schejter

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0020
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

Media reform has not been high on the agenda of social reform movements in Israel historically, nor has it emerged as one following the social protests of 2011. All three reform strategies identified ... More


Myopia of the Masses: Relative Deprivation, Comparative Scope, and System Justification

Ruthie Pliskin, Daniel Yudkin, John T. Jost, and Yaacov Trope

in Social Comparison, Judgment, and Behavior

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190629113
eISBN:
9780190629137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190629113.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Despite pervasive income inequality, protests demanding social change are relatively rare. This chapter proposes that comparative scope—the range of social comparison targets that an individual deems ... More


Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements

Jeff Goodwin, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226303987
eISBN:
9780226304007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226304007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Emotions are back. Once at the center of the study of politics, emotions have receded into the shadows during the past three decades, with no place in the rationalistic, structural, and ... More


Social Antisemitism: “A Kind of Socialism”

Stephen Wilson

in Ideology and Experience: Anti-Semitism in France at the Time of the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197100523
eISBN:
9781800340992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780197100523.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyses social antisemitism. Antisemitism was also a protest against a social system, and the expression of social tension and conflict. “The important cause of antisemitism,” according ... More


Political control or legitimacy deficit? Bureaucracies’ symbolic responses to bottom-up public pressure

Saar Alon-Barkat and Sharon Gilad

Thomas Schillemans, Jon Pierre, Thomas Schillemans, and Jon Pierre (eds)

in Media and Governance: Exploring the Role of News Media in Complex Systems of Governance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447341437
eISBN:
9781447341475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341437.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Public administration research has focused on bureaucracies’responses to top-down pressures by elected politicians. By comparison, bureaucracies' responses to bottom-up public pressures, such as ... More


The Summer before the Long, Hot Summer

William H. Lawson

in No Small Thing: The 1963 Mississippi Freedom Vote

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496816351
eISBN:
9781496816399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816351.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter Two explores Mississippi’s history from post-Reconstruction to the summer of 1963. Understanding the events that took place just prior to the Freedom Vote, both regionally and nationally, ... More


The Social Practices of Social Protest Art

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

The topic of this chapter is the social practice of art that is created to energize and give expression to protest against social injustice. The chapter opens with a discussion and critique of Elaine ... More


Conclusion

Sergey A. Ivanov and Simon Franklin

in Holy Fools in Byzantium and Beyond

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199272518
eISBN:
9780191709746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272518.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The need for holy foolery develops within a given culture and is articulated in the form of a certain hagiographic genre. Firstly, the protagonist lives within the text. Yet, through the perception ... More


Capitalism, Work and Suicide

Sarah Waters

in Suicide Voices: Labour Trauma in France

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789622232
eISBN:
9781800341586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789622232.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter one draws on histories of suicide and historical studies of industrial labour in order to examine whether work suicide constitutes a new phenomenon reflecting the historically specific ... More


Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Nicholas Wolterstorff

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Most philosophers of art of the modern period have concentrated their attention on engaging works of the arts as objects of disinterested aesthetic attention, and on the works that reward that modern ... More


The Social Protest Meaning of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

Nicholas Wolterstorff

in Art Rethought: The Social Practices of Art

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198747758
eISBN:
9780191810671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198747758.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Probably the greatest work of social protest literature is Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. This chapter analyses how the novel achieved its extraordinary effect. It identifies the ... More


Environmental Activism in the Middle East and North Africa

Jeannie Sowers

in Environmental Politics in the Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190916688
eISBN:
9780190942984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916688.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Environmental activism has intensified across the Middle East and North Africa over the past few decades, focusing primarily on environmental issues that affect public health and livelihoods. While ... More


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