Street Politics in the Age of Austerity / edited by Marcos Ancelovici, Pascale Dufour and Heloïse Nez.

The past few years have seen an unexpected resurgence of street-level protest movements around the world, from the uprisings of the Arab Spring to the rise of the anti-austerity Indignados in Spain and Greece to the global spread of the Occupy movement. This collection is designed to offer a compara...

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Place / Publishing House:Amsterdam : : Amsterdam University Press, , [2016]
Year of Publication:2016
Series:Protest and social movements ; 8.
Physical Description:1 online resource (313 p.)
Notes:Includes index.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: from the Indignados to Occupy: prospects for comparison / Pascale Dufour, Heloïse Nez and Marcos Ancelovici
  • Austerity and new spaces for protest: the financial crisis and its victims / George Ross
  • Mobilization of protest in the age of austerity / Hanspeter Kriesi
  • The Spanish Indignados and Israel's social justice movement: the role of political cleavages in two large-scale protests / Ignacia Perugorría, Michael Shalev and Benjamín Tejerina
  • "We must register a victory to continue fighting": locating the action of the Indignados in Madrid / Heloïse Nez
  • The spatial dimensions of the Greek protest campaign against the troika's memoranda and austerity, 2010-2013 / Maria Kousis
  • Occupy Montreal and the politics of horizontalism / Marcos Ancelovici
  • Social movements and political moments: reflections on the intersections of global justice movements & Occupy Wall Street / Jackie Smith
  • A global movement for real democracy? The resonance of anti-austerity protest from Spain and Greece to Occupy Wall Street / Leonidas Oikonomakis and Jerôme E. Roos
  • Camps as the sole symbolic expression of protest: the difficulties of Occupy in Ireland / Clement Desbos and Frederic Royall
  • The Occupy movement in France: why protests have not taken off/ Didier Chabanet and Arnaud Lacheret
  • Conclusion: place-based movements and macro transformations / Pascale Dufour, Heloïse Nez and Marcos Ancelovici.