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Title Violent protest, contentious politics, and the neoliberal state / edited by Seraphim Seferiades, Hank Johnston
Published Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Series Mobilization series on social movements, protest, and culture
Mobilization series on social movements, protest, and culture.
Contents 1. The dynamics of violent protest: emotions, repression and disruptive deficit -- 2. Protest movements and violence -- 3. The outcomes of political violence: ethical, theoretical and methodological challenges -- 4. Age cohorts, cognition and collective violence -- 5. Political violence in Germany: trends and exploration of causes -- 6. The 'unusual suspects': radical repertoires in consensual settings -- 7. The riots: a dynamic view -- 8. Protest and repression in democracies and autocracies: Europe, Iran, Thailand and the Middle East 2010-11 -- 9. Contemporary French and British urban riots: an exploration of the underlying political dimensions -- 10. The volatility of urban riots -- 11. The Greek December, 2008 -- 12. Along the pathways of rage: the space-time of an uprising -- 13. The accidental eruption of an anarchist protest -- 14. Radical minorities, a decade of contention and the Greek December 2008
Summary This volume of cutting-edge research comparatively analyzes violent protest and rioting, furthering our understanding of this increasingly prevalent form of claim making. Hank Johnston and Seraphim Seferiades bring together internationally recognized experts in the field of protest studies and contentious politics to analyze the causes and trajectories of violence as a protest tactic. Crossnational comparisons from North America, Britain, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Thailand, and elsewhere contribute to the volume's theoretical elaboration, while several case studies add depth to the discus
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-220) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Violence.
Political violence.
Protest movements.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Violence in Society.
Political violence
Protest movements
Form Electronic book
Author Sepheriadēs, Serapheim, editor.
Johnston, Hank, 1947- editor.
ISBN 9781409418771