Contemporary Political Protest

Contemporary Political Protest : Essays on Political Militancy

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This title was first published in 2001. An investigation of the new wave of militant political activity emerging across Europe. The book examines the role of emotions in militant activity, the way in which the body is implicated in militant political actions, and the concept of media modernity as a precondition for the contemporary politics of militancy.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138729221
  • 9781138729223

Table of contents

Contents: Introduction; The action spaces of militancy; Actions speak louder than words : Durkheim and the Magical Moment; The militant body and political communication: the medialization of violence; The militant politics of secrecy; Political militancy in media modernity; Bibliography.
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About Abby Peterson

Abby Peterson, Department of Sociology, GAteborg University, Sweden
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