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Becoming a Movement : Identity, Narrative and Memory in the European Global Justice Movement (Hardcover)

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Social movement scholars have become increasingly interested in the role of stories in contentious politics. Stories may facilitate the mobilization of activists and strengthen the resonance of their claims within public discourse and institutional politics. This book explores the role of narratives in building collective identity – a vital element in activists’ continued commitment. While often claimed important, the connection between narratives and movement identity remains understudied. Drawing on a rich pool of original data, the book’s analysis focusses on the Global Justice Movement (GJM), a movement known for its diversity of political perspectives. Based on a comparison of different national constellations of the GJM in Europe, the book demonstrates the centrality of activists’ narratives in forming and maintaining movement identity and in making the GJM more enduring.
Number of Pages: 152
Genre: Political Science
Series Title: Radical Subjects in International Politics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Intl
Author: Priska Daphi
Language: English
Street Date: August 4, 2017
TCIN: 52142786
UPC: 9781786603791
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-9177
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