Palgrave Studies in Globalization, Culture and Society

Global Cultures of Contestation

Mobility, Sustainability, Aesthetics & Connectivity

Editors: Peeren, E., Celikates, R., de Kloet, J., Poell, Th. (Eds.)

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  • Aimed at scholars and graduate students working on topics related to globalization, politics and social movements from across the humanities and the social sciencesBrings together contributors from Egypt, Iran, Australia, France, Spain, Greece, Hong Kong and across the globe
  • Approaches each protest movement in terms of both their specificity and their tendency, in a context of digitization and globalization, to connect, share and influence each other
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This book guides the reader through the many complications and contradictions that characterize popular contestation today, focusing on its socio-political, cultural, and aesthetic dimensions. The volume recognizes that the same media and creative strategies can be used to pursue very different causes, as the anti-gay marriage Manif Pour Tous movement in France makes clear. The contributors are scholars from the humanities and social sciences, who analyze protests in particular regions, including Egypt, Iran, Australia, France, Spain, Greece, and Hong Kong, and transnational protests such as the NSA-leaks and the mobilization of migrants and refugees. Not only the specificity of these protest movements is examined, but also their tendency to connect and influence each other, as well as the central, often ambiguous role global digital platforms play in this. 

About the authors

Esther Peeren is Associate Professor of Literary and Cultural Analysis and Vice-Director of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS) at the University of Amsterdam.
Robin Celikates is Associate Professor of Political and Social Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam, where he also directs the NWO-funded research project Transformations of Civil Disobedience.
Jeroen de Kloet is Professor of Globalisation Studies and Director of the Amsterdam Centre for Globalisation Studies (ACGS) at the University of Amsterdam.
Thomas Poell is Assistant Professor of New Media & Digital Culture and Program Director of the Research Master Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Introduction: Global Cultures of Contestation

    Pages 1-26

    Peeren, Esther (et al.)

  • The Square and Beyond: Trajectories and Implications of the Square Occupations

    Pages 27-48

    Glasius, Marlies (et al.)

  • Weak Resistance in Semi-Peripheries: The Emergence of Non-Heroic Counterpublics

    Pages 49-68

    Majewska, Ewa

  • Challenging the Nation-State’s Territorial Integrity through Contestation: Secessionist Rallies in Catalonia

    Pages 69-92

    Castan Pinos, Jaume

  • A Radical Reframing of Civil Disobedience: “Illegal” Migration and Whistleblowing

    Pages 93-111

    Basu, Natasha (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Global Cultures of Contestation
Book Subtitle
Mobility, Sustainability, Aesthetics & Connectivity
Editors
  • Esther Peeren
  • Robin Celikates
  • Jeroen de Kloet
  • Thomas Poell
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Globalization, Culture and Society
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-63982-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-63982-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-63981-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-87689-4
Series ISSN
2730-9282
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 282
Number of Illustrations
8 b/w illustrations
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