An interesting social movement
emerges in Punjab province where small peasants stand against the strongest institution in Pakistan.
Events since 2008 in Greece, Iran, Thailand, Chile, and elsewhere--most notably the Arab region--in addition to the Occupy movement and the indignados movement, have compelled the hitherto reluctant communication academy to engage to an unprecedented degree with the protean phenomena variously termed alternative media, community media, citizens media, tactical media, social movement
media, or still other sobriquets.
Rob Rosenthal and Richard Flacks, Playing For Change: Music and Musicians in the Service of Social Movements
(Boulder: Paradigm Publishers 2012)
The Voluntary Simplicity Movement (hereafter, the 'Simplicity Movement') can be understood broadly as a diverse social movement
made up of people who are resisting high consumption lifestyles and who are seeking, in various ways, a lower consumption but higher quality of life alternative (Alexander, 2011b; Grigsby, 2004).
6) In this sense, Balkin's work is part of an influential body of legal scholarship that convincingly demonstrates the impact of social movements
on constitutional culture, yet does so without explicitly incorporating social movement
A Comparative Analysis of Social Movements
in the Balkans: Otpor and Vetevendosje.
This book attempts to bring "culture" back into the social movement
In the mid-1990s, Kiran Asher observed the burgeoning of Colombia's black social movement
The authors of this book are scholars in political science, civil wars, and social movements
, who are affiliated with universities in Italy, including the Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, the European University Institute in Florence, and the Centre on Social Movement
Studies in Italy.
theories tend to be concerned with enacting policy and legislative changes.
Before elaborating on these points, it is worthwhile linking the emergence of my research to Hunter's suggestion that social movement
research move beyond a critique of NGOs.
Here again, Arce pushes the social movement
literature to new dimensions by demonstrating important outcomes beyond the dichotomous "failure or success" of local collective action.
tactics are meant to signal these capacities to governing elites.
Using a historical perspective, the text first focuses on the role of the posters used in social movement
campaigns and contextualizes them in the Slovenian cultural setting.
Learning Activism, in many ways, attempts to bridge the divide between social movement
activists and out-of-the-box scholars who study or view such movements as sterile environments containing "ordinary people" who may be thought of incapable of theorizing or producing knowledge.