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Social Movement Dynamics
Social Movement Dynamics
Edited by Federico M. Rossi and Marisa von Bülow

Social Movement Dynamics

New Perspectives on Theory and Research from Latin America

This book presents an overview of new approaches to the study of social movements emerging out of Latin America, based on original and innovative analyses of the recent changes in collective action across the region. The authors analyze a broad set of countries and social movements, while focusing on three key theoretical debates: the interactions ...

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Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation
Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation
Edited by Cameron Ross

Systemic and Non-Systemic Opposition in the Russian Federation

Civil Society Awakens?

Over the period December 2011-July 2013 a tidal wave of mass protests swept through the Russian Capital and engulfed scores of cities and regions. This fascinating book examines the rise and fall of the non-systemic opposition and the role of the systemic political opposition during this turbulent period. Leading experts in the field from ...

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Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective
Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective
Edited by Giulia Sandri, Antonella Seddone and Fulvio Venturino

Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective

Primary elections for choosing party leaders and candidates are now becoming commonplace in Europe, Asia and America but questions as to how much they hinder a party’s organizational strength and cohesion or affect electoral performance have largely been ignored outside of the USA. Party Primaries in Comparative Perspective gives a much-needed conceptualization to this topic, describing the function and nature of primary elections and providing a ...

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Violence and Gender in the Globalized World
Violence and Gender in the Globalized World
Edited by Sanja Bahun and V.G. Julie Rajan

Violence and Gender in the Globalized World

The Intimate and the Extimate

This revised and updated edition of Violence and Gender in the Globalized World expands the critical picture of gender and violence in the age of globalization by introducing a variety of uncommonly discussed geo-political sites and dynamics. The volume hosts methodologically and disciplinarily diverse contributions from around the world ...

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism
The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism
Edited by David Paternotte and Manon Tremblay

The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism

The Ashgate Research Companion to Lesbian and Gay Activism provides scholars and students with a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current research in this subject. Each of the twenty-two specially commissioned chapters develops and summarises their key issue or debate in relation to activism - that is the claims, strategies and mobilisations (including internal debates and divisions, impediments and state responses) - ...

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The European Social Model Adrift
The European Social Model Adrift
Edited by Serena Romano and Gabriella Punziano

The European Social Model Adrift

Europe, Social Cohesion and the Economic Crisis

This volume presents a new perspective for discussing the European social contract and its main challenges, bringing together single-nation and comparative studies from across Europe. Presenting both theoretical discussions and empirical case studies, it explores various aspects of social cohesion, including social protection, the labour market ...

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The Legitimate Use of Military Force
The Legitimate Use of Military Force
Edited by Howard M. Hensel

The Legitimate Use of Military Force

The Just War Tradition and the Customary Law of Armed Conflict

Throughout human history, scholars, statesmen and military leaders have attempted to define what constitutes the legitimate use of armed force by one community against another. This volume brings together an internationally recognized team of scholars to explore the philosophical and societal foundations of just war tradition.

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Citizenship in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro
Citizenship in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro
Jelena Džankić

Citizenship in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Montenegro

Effects of Statehood and Identity Challenges

What happens to the citizen when states and nations come into being? How do the different ways in which states and nations exist define relations between individuals, groups, and the government? Are all citizens equal in their rights and duties in the newly established polity? Addressing these key questions in the contested and ethnically ...

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