Protest, Social Movements, and Global Democracy since 2011 : New Perspectives

By: Davies, ThomasContributor(s): Ryan, Holly Eva | Peña, Alejandro MilcíadesMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandResearch in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change: Publisher: Bradford, West Yorkshire : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016Description: 1 online resource (290 p.)ISBN: 9781786350275Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Protest, Social Movements, and Global Democracy since 2011 : New PerspectivesDDC classification: 322.42090512 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover -- Protest, Social Movements and Global Democracy since 2011: New Perspectives -- Copyright Pages -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- Protest, Social Movements and Global Democracy since 2011: New Perspectives -- Introduction -- A New Protest Wave? An Overview of Key Events -- Analyzing Protest and Democracy since 2011: Dimensions of the Debate -- Dimensions of Protest -- Dimensions of Democracy -- Dimensions of the Relationship between Protest and Democracy -- The Burgeoning Literature on the New "New Movements" -- Contributions in This Special Issue
The Road Ahead -- Notes -- References -- Do Issues Matter? Anti-Austerity Protests' Composition, Values, and Action Repertoires Compared -- Introduction -- Theory and Previous Research -- Grievances, Deprivation, and Political Protest -- The Evolution of Protest Participation -- The Determinants of Protest Participation -- The Importance of Issues -- Data and Methods -- Findings -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Demonstrations Included in the Analysis: Coding Based on Expert Judgments
Occupying Organization: Space as Organizational Resource in Occupy Wall Street -- Introduction -- Social Movement Organizations and Beyond -- Methods -- Beginnings -- A Statement in Itself -- Occupation as Recruitment -- Building Commitment -- Occupation as Connective Structure -- Post-Eviction: The Loss of Organization -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Protest and Recognition in the Bulgarian Summer 2013 Movement -- Introduction -- Overview of Events in Bulgaria -- Commonalities and Disparities with Global Protests -- Identity and Memory in the Bulgarian Protests
Concluding Remarks -- References -- Challenging the Gospel of Neoliberalism? Civil Society Opposition to Mining in Armenia -- Methodology -- Mining, Neoliberalism, and Civil Society Resistance -- The Governance Context and Neoliberal Mining-Friendly Policies -- Opposition to Mining in Armenia: The Campaign to Save Teghut -- Challenging the Gospel of Neoliberalism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Transnational Resistance Networks: New Democratic Prospects? The Lyon-Turin Railway and No TAV Movement -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework
Democratic Participation and Communicative Action -- Definition of Terms -- Transnational Mega Projects, Social Movements, and Communicative Deficits -- Communicative and Democratic Deficits -- Case Study -- Research Method -- Findings -- Deliberative Democracy within the No TAV Movement -- Communicative Action and "the Movement" -- Communicative Distance between LTF and Local Citizens -- Government Counter-Responses: Trust, Representative Democracy, and Conflicting Global Visions -- Government Counter-Responses: Traditional Media Sources and New Media in the Public Sphere -- No TAV and New Media
Transnational Resistance Networks and "Glocal" Prospects for Democratic Mobilization
Summary: This volume engages with new theoretical and methodological perspectives and illuminates novel aspects of transnational social movement dynamics, such as the evolving role of information technology, deterritorialisation and government counter-responses.
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Front Cover -- Protest, Social Movements and Global Democracy since 2011: New Perspectives -- Copyright Pages -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Foreword -- Protest, Social Movements and Global Democracy since 2011: New Perspectives -- Introduction -- A New Protest Wave? An Overview of Key Events -- Analyzing Protest and Democracy since 2011: Dimensions of the Debate -- Dimensions of Protest -- Dimensions of Democracy -- Dimensions of the Relationship between Protest and Democracy -- The Burgeoning Literature on the New "New Movements" -- Contributions in This Special Issue

The Road Ahead -- Notes -- References -- Do Issues Matter? Anti-Austerity Protests' Composition, Values, and Action Repertoires Compared -- Introduction -- Theory and Previous Research -- Grievances, Deprivation, and Political Protest -- The Evolution of Protest Participation -- The Determinants of Protest Participation -- The Importance of Issues -- Data and Methods -- Findings -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Appendix: Demonstrations Included in the Analysis: Coding Based on Expert Judgments

Occupying Organization: Space as Organizational Resource in Occupy Wall Street -- Introduction -- Social Movement Organizations and Beyond -- Methods -- Beginnings -- A Statement in Itself -- Occupation as Recruitment -- Building Commitment -- Occupation as Connective Structure -- Post-Eviction: The Loss of Organization -- Discussion and Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Protest and Recognition in the Bulgarian Summer 2013 Movement -- Introduction -- Overview of Events in Bulgaria -- Commonalities and Disparities with Global Protests -- Identity and Memory in the Bulgarian Protests

Concluding Remarks -- References -- Challenging the Gospel of Neoliberalism? Civil Society Opposition to Mining in Armenia -- Methodology -- Mining, Neoliberalism, and Civil Society Resistance -- The Governance Context and Neoliberal Mining-Friendly Policies -- Opposition to Mining in Armenia: The Campaign to Save Teghut -- Challenging the Gospel of Neoliberalism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Transnational Resistance Networks: New Democratic Prospects? The Lyon-Turin Railway and No TAV Movement -- Introduction -- Theoretical Framework

Democratic Participation and Communicative Action -- Definition of Terms -- Transnational Mega Projects, Social Movements, and Communicative Deficits -- Communicative and Democratic Deficits -- Case Study -- Research Method -- Findings -- Deliberative Democracy within the No TAV Movement -- Communicative Action and "the Movement" -- Communicative Distance between LTF and Local Citizens -- Government Counter-Responses: Trust, Representative Democracy, and Conflicting Global Visions -- Government Counter-Responses: Traditional Media Sources and New Media in the Public Sphere -- No TAV and New Media

Transnational Resistance Networks and "Glocal" Prospects for Democratic Mobilization

This volume engages with new theoretical and methodological perspectives and illuminates novel aspects of transnational social movement dynamics, such as the evolving role of information technology, deterritorialisation and government counter-responses.

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Edited by Thomas Davies, Department of International Politics, City University, London, UKHolly Eva Ryan, Crick Centre, University of Sheffield, UKAlejandro Milciades Pena, Department of Politics, University of York, UK

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