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Student Campaigns

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter illustrates the temporal trajectories and the main characteristics of the recent student mobilizations, occurring in the four cases under investigation, that oppose measures promoted by ... More


Ecology-Based Mobilization and Movement Dynamics

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

A central question in social movement research has been that of the mechanisms of participant mobilization. Since the 1970s, social movement scholars have put great emphasis on the role of formal ... More


The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Dingxin Zhao

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

In the spring of 1989, more than 100,000 students in Beijing initiated the largest student revolt in human history. Television screens across the world filled with searing images from Tiananmen ... More


The Contentious Politics of Higher Education

Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Cini, and César Guzmán-Concha

in Contesting Higher Education: Student Movements against Neoliberal Universities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529208627
eISBN:
9781529208665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208627.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter provides an overview of the analysis of transformation in higher education (HE) policies and student politics, linking them to research on the policy outcomes of social movements. HE ... More


The Decline of the System for Controlling Students in Universities

Dingxin Zhao

in The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226982601
eISBN:
9780226982625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226982625.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the student control system in Chinese universities during the 1980s, showing how it was greatly weakened by changes in social structure brought about by the reform. This ... More


Burma : A Historic Force, Forcefull Met

Win Min

in Student Activism in Asia: Between Protest and Powerlessness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679683
eISBN:
9781452948515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679683.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses repressive measures employed by military authorities against student activism in Burma. Burmese university students were once considered as one of the main social groups ... More


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