Subterranean Politics in Europe
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|Format: ||Hardcover, 242 pages, 2015 Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 01 July 2015|
The demonstrations and occupations that emerged across Europe in 2011-12 struck a chord in public opinion in a way that has not been true for many years. Based on research carried out across the continent, this volume investigates why this is occurring now and what they tell us about the future of the European project.
Table of Contents
1. In Search of Europe's Future: Subterranean Politics and the Other Crisis in Europe; Mary Kaldor and Sabine Selchow2. In Search of European Alternatives: Anti-Austerity Protests in Europe; Mario Pianta and Paolo Gerbaudo 3. 2011: Subterranean Politics and Visible Protest on Social Justice in Italy; Donatella della Porta, Lorenzo Mosca and Louisa Parks4. The 'Swarm Intelligence' and Occupy - Recent Subterranean Politics In Germany; Anne Nassauer and Helmut K. Anheier5. The 15-M Movement: a Bet for Radical Democracy; Jordi Bonet i Marti 6. Hungary at the Vanguard of Europe's Rearguard? Emerging Subterranean Politics and Civil Dissent; Jody Jensen7. Political Blockage and the Absence of Europe: Subterranean Politics in London; Sean Deel and Tamsin Murray-Leach8. Alter-Europe: Progressive activists and Europe; Geoffrey Pleyers 9. Conclusion: Towards a European Spring?; Ulrich Beck and Mary Kaldor
About the Author
Helmut K. Anheier, Hertie School of Governance, Germany. Jordi Bonet Marti, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile. Sean Deel, LSE, UK. Donatella Della Porta, European University Institute, Italy. Paolo Gerbaudo, King's College London, UK. Jody Jensen, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary. Lorenzo Mosca, Roma Tre University, Italy. Tamsin Murray-Leach, LSE, UK. Anne Nassauer, Free University of Berlin, Germany. Louisa Parks, University of Lincoln, UK. Mario Pianta, University of Urbino, Italy. Geoffrey Pleyers, University of Louvain, Belgium.
"The authors' purpose with this book is to investigate and analyze the activities, demonstrations, and political initiatives taking place across Europe in 2011 and 2012. ... The audience for the book is mainly for academic researchers and theorists with an interest in democracy and civil society theory. It is also recommended for researchers using surveys, demographics, and statistics as methodological tools." (Christian Franklin Svensson, International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, May, 2017)
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