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Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements

Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements

by Gary Taylor
     
 
This collection of case studies introduces particular social movements concerned with women's rights, ethnicity and race, mental health, peace, and antiprivatization. Issues of youth and political involvement, free speech, unemployment, and the role of voluntary and community groups in challenging traditional perspectives on democracy are explored. Together, these

Overview

This collection of case studies introduces particular social movements concerned with women's rights, ethnicity and race, mental health, peace, and antiprivatization. Issues of youth and political involvement, free speech, unemployment, and the role of voluntary and community groups in challenging traditional perspectives on democracy are explored. Together, these essays provide a context for discussing the nature of democracy, protest, and the role of new social movements.

Author Biography: Gary Taylor is a senior lecturer in social policy at Sheffield Hallam University. He is the author of Welfare and Ideology. Malcolm Todd is a senior lecturer in sociology at Sheffield Hallam University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850365382
Publisher:
Merlin Press Limited, The
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.11(d)

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