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Multiculturalism

Ali Rattansi.

September 2011; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 200 pages.

Multiculturalism: A Very Short Introduction believes that multiculturalism is in terminal crisis. It has been blamed for undermining national identity, diluting social cohesion, creating...

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Why David Sometimes Wins

Marshall Ganz.

May 2009; p ublished online May 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 384 pages.

This book tells the story of Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers' ground-breaking victory, drawing important lessons from this dramatic tale. Since the 1900s, large-scale agricultural...

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Democracy and Its Institutions

André Béteille.

November 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 228 pages.

Democracy was inspired by the lofty ideals of the French Revolution: liberty, equality, and fraternity. These ideals led many countries to challenge the absolutist monarchies of the past....

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Remembering Revolution

Srila Roy.

October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 264 pages.

Remembering Revolution explores the gendered politics of leftwing cultures and practices of violence. It is a study of women’s role and involvement in the late 1960s radical...

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Revolution in Nepal

Edited by Marie Lecomte-Tilouine.

September 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 448 pages.

This comprehensive study of the People’s War in Nepal is deliberately polycentric. It offers an anthropological and historical approach to the movement, combining micro history and...

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Human Rights as Practice

Jayshree P. Mangubhai.

October 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 304 pages.

This book is based on ethnographic fieldwork in three villages in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, where Dalit women engage in struggles to secure or protect livelihood entitlements...

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Taking Root

James Ron, Shannon Golden, David Crow and Archana Pandya.

July 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 248 pages.

The number of rights organizations worldwide has grown exponentially, as the term “human rights” becomes increasingly common among politicians and civil society activists. As international...

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The Common Law in Two Voices

Kwai Hang Ng.

July 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 352 pages.

Hong Kong is one of the very few places in the world where the common law can be practiced in a language other than English. Introduced into the courtroom over a decade ago, Cantonese has...

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Gypsies and Travellers in housing

David M. Smith and Margaret Greenfields.

July 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 280 pages.

This groundbreaking study examines two neglected areas in studies of housing and minority groups and of social relations between different marginalized communities. First, the book examines...

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Voluntary sector in transition

Linda Milbourne.

June 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 224 pages.

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the...

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