Introduction: protest

Suliman, Samid (2014) Introduction: protest. Global Discourse, 4 2-3: 109-119. doi:10.1080/23269995.2014.933063

Author Suliman, Samid
Title Introduction: protest
Journal name Global Discourse   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 2326-9995
Publication date 2014
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1080/23269995.2014.933063
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Volume 4
Issue 2-3
Start page 109
End page 119
Total pages 11
Place of publication Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Publisher Taylor & Francis
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted abstract
To paraphrase Paul Mason (2012), the former economics editor for the BBC’s Newsnight programme, it has been kicking off everywhere. Popular protest has become a permanent feature of the global political landscape. Some recent protests have ushered the demise of plutocracies, autocracies and multinational corporations, while many others left barely a dent in the structures that they insisted be torn down. Protests range in size and scale and in mass, density and duration. Sometimes, protests irrupt in a flash of light and noise, or smoke and fire, whilst others reiterate, recycle and rejuvenate persistent claims for social justice and political change.

As I write, mass popular protests are being waged against governments and powerful institutions all over the world...
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Institutional Status UQ

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