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- Author(s)Dr. Federico M. Rossi,Marisa von Bulow
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication28/08/2015
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content NoteIncludes 2 b&w illustrations
- Weight472 g
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Series Edited byDr. Hank Johnston
- Table Of ContentsContents: Introduction: theory-building beyond borders, Federico M. Rossi and Marisa von Bulow. Part I Beyond Contentious Versus Routine Politics: Conceptualizing strategy making in a historical and collective perspective, Federico M. Rossi; Partisan performance: the relational construction of Brazilian youth activist publics, Ann Mische; Institutional activism: mobilizing for women's health from inside the Brazilian bureaucracy, Rebecca Neaera Abers and Luciana Tatagiba. Part II The Politics and Economics of Protests: The role of threats in popular mobilization in Central America, Paul D. Almeida; Eventful temporality and the unintended outcomes of Mexico's earthquake victims movement, Ligia Tavera Fenollosa. Part III Brokerage and Coalition Formation: Institutionalized brokers and collective actors: different types, similar challenges, Adrian Gurza Lavalle and Marisa von Bulow; Domestic loops and deleveraging hooks: transnational social movements and the politics of scale shift, Rose J. Spalding. Conclusion: Weaving social movements back in, Margaret E. Keck. Index.
- Author BiographyFederico M. Rossi is a Research Fellow at the Center for Inter-American Policy and Research in Tulane University, USA. His research focuses on trade unions and social movements in Argentina and Brazil, democratization and contentious politics in Latin America and Europe, and youth political participation. His work has been published in several edited volumes, International Sociology, Social Movement Studies, Mobilization, Latin American Perspectives, Latin American Politics and Society, European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, and in Desarrollo EconA^3mico, among others. Marisa von BA low is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Brasilia, Brazil, and a researcher at the Catholic University in Chile. Her work analyzes transnational civil society networks and, more recently, the uses of digital tools for activism. von BA low's research has appeared in Mobilization and other scholarly outlets. She is the author of the award-winning book Building Transnational Networks: civil society and the politics of trade in the Americas (Cambridge University Press, 2010, published in Portuguese in 2014).
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