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Civic activism unleashed : new hope or false dawn for democracy?

Author: Richard Youngs
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mass protest and other forms of activism are spreading around the world. The book examines why this is happening and what implications such dynamic new activism has for global politics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Youngs, Richard, 1968-
Civic activism unleashed.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018030796
(OCoLC)1048658108
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Youngs
ISBN: 9780190931735 0190931736 9780190931711 019093171X
OCLC Number: 1080520696
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The changing shape of civic activism --
The spread of global protests --
How effective have protests been? --
New versus old civic activism : rivals or allies? --
Digital activism : game changer or chimera? --
Boon or bane for global democracy? --
International support for civil society --
Activists at risk.
Responsibility: Richard Youngs.

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"A most timely book on the components and complexities, including the digital dimension, of new forms of civic activism and how they relate to old-style, long-standing NGOs. Youngs explains successes Read more...

 
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