Tag Archives: protest

On SAGE Insight: Election Fraud, Perceived Fraud, and Protesting in Nigeria

Article title: Fraud Is What People Make of It: Election Fraud, Perceived Fraud, and Protesting in Nigeria From Journal of Conflict Resolution Why do fraudulent elections encourage protesting? Scholars suggest that information about fraud shapes individuals’ beliefs and propensity to … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Images of protest in social media

Article title: Images of protest in social media: Struggle over visibility and visual narratives From New Media & Society While political protest is essentially a visual expression of dissent, both social movement research and media studies have thus far been … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: What Drives People to Protest in an Authoritarian Country?

Article title: What Drives People to Protest in an Authoritarian Country? Resources and Rewards vs Risks of Protests in Urban and Rural China From Political Studies While the existing literature on social movements has provided plenty of inspiration for the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Are White Women Showing Up for Racial Justice?

Article title: Are White Women Showing Up for Racial Justice? Intergroup  Contact, Closeness to People Targeted by Prejudice, and Collective Action From Psychology of Women Quarterly A fervent resurgence in the struggle for racial justice has taken place in the … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales

Article title: Policing unacceptable protest in England and Wales: A case study of the policing of anti-fracking protests From Critical Social Policy Following the death of Ian Tomlinson, a 47-year-old newspaper vendor, at protests against the G20 meeting in London … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: How Social Media Is Changing Conflict

From Journal of Conflict Resolution Social media increasingly plays a role in conflict and contentious politics. Politicians, leaders, insurgents, and protestors all have used it as a tool for communication. Western countries are particularly concerned about ISIS’s slick use of … Continue reading

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The right to politics and republican non-domination

From Philosophy and Social Criticism In this article the author proposes to seek an antidote to the de-politicizing tendencies of our age by reanimating the mechanism that transmits social conflicts and grievances into politics. The article launches a new fundamental … Continue reading

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Is sport above human rights?

Issue: Sport on trial From Index on Censorship Should Syrian delegates be allowed to attend the London Olympics? Should high-profile sporting events take place in countries where free expression is repeatedly crushed? As sport and politics collide, this issue of … Continue reading

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Political scandal and new media: A technology of liberation?

Managing public outrage: Power, scandal, and new media in contemporary Russia From New Media & Society This article challenges the long held assumption that political scandals can only occur in liberal democracies, also as most studies on scandals were authored before … Continue reading

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