Contemporary protest and the legacy of dissent by Stuart Price, Ruth Sanz Sabido

By Stuart Price, Ruth Sanz Sabido

Contemporary protest, frequently offered in media kinds as a dramatic ritual performed out in an iconic public area has supplied a powerful image of the frequent financial and social discontent that could be a characteristic of eu existence lower than the guideline of “austerity.” but, underneath this floor job, which supplies the headlines and pictures standard from mainstream information insurance, lies an entire array of deeper buildings, modes of habit, and different types of human affiliation.

Contemporary Protest and the Legacy of Dissent deals a colourful and insightful review of contemporary protest events, ideologies, and occasions. Written by means of lecturers and activists acquainted with the innovations, values, and arguments of these teams and members liable for shaping the trendy panorama of protest, it unearths the interior tale of a couple of campaigns and occasions. It analyzes a number of the manifestations of dissent—on and offline, noticeable and imprecise, innovative and reactionary—through the paintings of a few commentators and devoted “academic activists,” whereas reassessing the normal explanatory frameworks provided via modern theorists. In doing so, it bargains a coherent account of the diversity of educational and theoretical ways to the research of protest and social movements.

Contributions by means of: David Bates, Mark Bergfeld, Vincent Campbell, Claire English, Ingrid M. Hoofd, Soeren Keil, Matthew Ogilvie, Stuart fee, Anandi Ramamurthy, Ruth Sanz Sabido, Lee Salter, Cassian Sparkes-Vian, and Thomas Swann.

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