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The SAGE handbook of resistance

Author: David Courpasson; Steven P Vallas
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications, [2016] ©2016
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"Occupy. Indignados. The Tea Party. The Arab Spring. Anonymous. These and other terms have become part of an emerging lexicon in recent years, signalling an important development that has gripped many parts of the world: millions of people are increasingly involved, whether directly or indirectly, in movements of resistance and protestation. However, resistance and its conceptual 'companions', protest, contestation,  Read more...
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SAGE handbook of resistance.
London ; Thousand Oaks, California : Sage Publications, [2016]
(OCoLC)960086045
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Courpasson; Steven P Vallas
ISBN: 9781473957947 147395794X 9781473959187 1473959187
OCLC Number: 960275644
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 516 pages ) : illustrations
Contents: Foundations. Globalization, resistance, and social transformation --
Emerging subjectivity in protest --
Islamism, feminism, and resistance : rethinking the Arab spring --
The grand refusal? : struggling with alternative Foucauldian inspired approaches to resistance at work --
Resisting the 24/7 work ethic – shifting modes of regulation and refusal in organized employment. Sites of resistance. The body as a site of resistance --
The complexities and contradictions of resistance : an intersectional perspective --
Individual constraint and group solidarity : marginalized mothers and the paradox of family responsibility --
Protecting our children : paradoxes of resistance in an era of neoliberal education --
Resistance in organizational strategy-making --
Prisons as sites of power/resistance. Technologies of power and resistance. Recasting community for online resisting work --
Between grassroots and ‘AstroTurf' : understanding mobilization from the top-down --
From digital tools to political infrastructure --
Resisting the new : on cooptation and the organisational conditions for entrepreneurship. Languages of resistance. Musical style, youth subcultures, and cultural resistance --
Graffiti as infrapolitics : a study of visual interventions of resistance in san Francisco --
Naming, shaming, changing the world --
Contesting authority in a moralized market : the case of a catholic hospital unionization campaign --
Organizational change and resistance : an identity perspective. Geographies of resistance. The world social forum and global resistance : the trajectory of an activist open space --
Back to work : resisting clientelism in a poor neighborhood of Buenos Aires --
Bases of governance and forms of resistance : the case of rural china --
Resistance and its pitfalls : analyzing NGO and civil society politics in Bangladesh --
Urban gardening : between green resistance and ideological instrument.
Other Titles: Handbook of resistance
Responsibility: edited by David Courpasson and Steven Vallas.
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A global and multidisciplinary exploration of contemporary resistance. Leading researchers from around the world link theory to the realities of Occupy, Indignados, The Tea Party, The Arab Spring,  Read more...

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Resistance takes many forms, and is aimed in many directions. The editors have given us a powerful new language for grasping this diversity by cleverly dividing the handbook into foundations, sites, Read more...

 
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