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End of Protest : A New Playbook for Revolution (Paperback) (Micah White)

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Activism is broken. In recent years we have witnessed the largest protests in human history. And yet these mass mobilizations no longer change society. Now protest is at a crossroads: innovation or irrelevance. Drawing on his unique experience as a founder of Occupy Wall Street, in his first book, The End of Protest, Micah White explores the theory, tactics and principles of social change. Sweeping from contemporary uprisings to pre-modern paradigm shifts such as the conversion of Constantine that ushered in the Christianization of Western Civilization, The End of Protest is a far-reaching inquiry into the miraculous power of collective epiphanies. Despite the challenges facing humanity, White finds reason for optimism: the end of protest is the start of a new era of change. Occupy Wall Street was a constructive failure that exposed the limits of activism at the same time as it revealed a practical way forward. On the horizon are increasingly sophisticated global movements that will emerge in a bid to win power, govern cities and reorient the way we live. The End of Protest is an exhilarating vision of an all-encompassing revolution.

Number of Pages: 317
Genre: Political Science, History, Biography + Autobiography
Sub-Genre: Revolutionary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart Ltd
Author: Micah White
Language: English
Street Date: March 15, 2016
TCIN: 51019087
UPC: 9780345810045
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-4223
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