Urban Social Movements and the State (Studies in Urban & Social Change)
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Urban Social Movements and the State (Studies in Urban & Social Change) by Margit Mayer

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political activism,
  • Urban communities,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Social Movements,
  • Social Policy,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9408314M
ISBN 100631183337
ISBN 109780631183334
OCLC/WorldCa149064254

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Hasson explores the development of eight urban protest organizations in Israel, revealing how social deprivation is transformed into organized patterns of activity. To investigate how and why urban movements evolve, he depicts the housing and social conditions in which members of Jerusalem’s second generation found by: Walter Nicholls is Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Public Policy at the University of California, main areas of research have been the role of cities in social movements and immigration. He has published widely in journals including Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, Theory and Society, Theory, Culture and Society, International Journal of Urban and. “This book is a must read for scholars interested in Venezuela, as [Fernandes] provides an historical account of the growth of Caracas and the relationship between barrio residents and the state over time. The book would also be excellent for a graduate course on social movements or social change, as well as in a methods course on ethnography. “This book is a must read for scholars interested in Venezuela, as [Fernandes] provides an historical account of the growth of Caracas and the relationship between barrio residents and the state over time. The book would also be excellent for a graduate course on social movements or social change, as well as in a methods course on ethnography Cited by:

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Through detailed case studies, Urban Revolt unravels the potential and limitations of urban social movements on an international level. The urban poor and working class now make up the majority of the world’s population and this segment is growing dramatically as the global population expands to . This Handbook is divided into seven substantive themes, providing overall coherence to a broad range of social conflicts across countries, issues, and social groups. These themes include: 1) theory of Latin American social movements; 2) neoliberalism; 3) indigenous struggles; 4) women’s movements; 5) movements and the State; 6) environmental. Get this from a library! Urban revolt: state power and the rise of people's movements in the Global South. [Trevor Ngwane; Luke Sinwell; Immanuel Ness;] -- "The urban poor and working class now make up the majority of the world's population and this segment is growing dramatically as the global population expands to 10 billion by mid-century.   Together, the contributors to this book discuss the political implications of integrating food sovereignty into existing liberal political structures, and analyze the emergence of new political spaces and dynamics in response to interactions between state governance systems and social movements voicing the radical demands of food by: 4.