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Title Protest beyond borders : contentious politics in Europe since 1945 / edited by Hara Kouki and Eduardo Romanos.
Imprint New York : Berghahn Books, 2011.

Series Protest, culture and society ; v. 5
Protest, culture and society ; v. 5.
Subject Protest movements -- Europe -- History.
Social movements -- Europe -- History.
Social integration -- Europe -- History.
Transnationalism -- Political aspects -- Europe -- History.
Transnationalism -- Social aspects -- Europe -- History.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1945-
Alt Name Kouki, Hara.
Romanos, Eduardo.
Description 1 online resource (x, 254 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Transnational approaches to social mobilization in Europe since 1945 : an introduction / Hara Kouki and Eduardo Romanos -- Transnational dimensions of protest in Cold War Europe. Extraparliamentary entanglements : framing peace in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1945-1974 / Andrew Oppenheimer -- The Prague Spring and the "Gypsy question" : a transnational challenge to the socialist state / Celia Donert -- Human rights as a transnational vocabulary of protest : campaigning against the political abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union / Hara Kouki -- Contentious politics in a new era of transnationalism. Stairway to heaven or highway to hell? : ambivalent Europeanization and civil society in Central and Eastern Europe / Aron Buzogány -- Communicating dissent : diversity of expression in the protest against the G8 summit in Heiligendamm / Simon Teune -- Digitalized anti-corporate campaigns : towards a new era of transnational protest? / Johanna Niesyto -- Broadening theoretical approaches. From "British rights for British citizens" to "British out" : the Northern Ireland civil rights movement, 1960s-1972 / Lorenzo Bosi -- Anarchism, Franco's dictatorship and postwar Europe : high-risk mobilization and ideological change / Eduardo Romanos -- Organizational communication of intermediaries in flux : an analytical framework / Dominik Lachenmeier -- Outlook for research. The role of dissident-intellectuals in the formation of civil society in (post)communist East-Central Europe / Mariya Ivancheva -- Globalization and the transformation of national protest politics : an appetizer / Swen Hutter -- Social movement studies and transnationalization : an uneasy relation or a happy start? / Donatella Della Porta.
Note Print version record.
Summary The protest movements that followed the Second World War have recently become the object of study for various disciplines; however, the exchange of ideas between research fields, and comparative research in general, is lacking. An international and interdisciplinary dialogue is vital to not only describe the similarities and differences between the single national movements but also to evaluate how they contributed to the formation and evolution of a transnational civil society in Europe. This volume undertakes this challenge as well as questions some major assumptions of post-1945 protest and.
ISBN 9781845459956 (electronic bk.)
1845459954 (electronic bk.)
9781845457471 (alk. paper)
1845457471 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 732958383
Additional Format Print version: Protest beyond borders. New York : Berghahn Books, 2011 9781845457471 (DLC) 2010024068 (OCoLC)609529143


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