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Young People Re-Generating Politics in Times of Crises

Sarah Pickard editor.; Judith Bessant editor.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan ; 2018

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  • Titolo:
    Young People Re-Generating Politics in Times of Crises
  • Altro autore: Sarah Pickard editor.; Judith Bessant editor.
  • Editore: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Anno: 2018
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (410 pages) : illustrations (some color)..
  • Descrizione: 1 Introduction; Sarah Pickard and Judith Bessant -- Part I Young People and Student Activism -- 2 Young People and the #Hashtags That Broke the Rainbow Nation; Kgotsi Chikane -- 3 Students Taking Action in Los Angeles Schools: An Ethnographic Case Study of Student Activism in the United States; Analicia Mejia Mesinas -- 4 Professional Students Do Not Play Politics? Students Sense of Environmental Politics in Kenya; Grace Muthoni Mwaura -- 5 The Good, the Bad and the Useless: Young People’s Political Action Repertoires in Quebec; Nicole Gallant -- Part II Young People and Online Political Action -- 6 The Crisis of Democracy in Hong Kong: Young People’s online Politics and the Umbrella Movement; Rob Watts -- 7 Momentum and the Movementist ‘Corbynistas’: Young People Regenerating the Labour Party in Britain; Sarah Pickard -- 8 Right-wing Populism and Young ‘Stormers’: Conflict in Democratic Politics; Judith Bessant -- 9 ‘How Not to be a Terrorist’: Radicalisation and Young Western Muslims’ Digital Discourses; Andrew Hope and Julie Matthews -- 10 Young People’s Political Participation in Europe in Times of Crisis; Maria T Grasso -- Part III Young People, Collective Identity and Community Building -- 11 The Gezi Resistance of Turkey as Young People’s Counter-Conduct; Nilay Çabuk Kaya and Haktan Ural -- 12 Off the Radar Democracy: Young People’s Alternate Acts of Citizenship in Australia; Lucas Walsh and Rosalyn Black -- 13 (Re)Politicising Young People: From Scotland’s Indyref to Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement; Alistair Fraser and Susan Batchelor, Leona Li Ngai Ling and Lisa Whittaker -- 14 New Forms of Solidarity Among and for Young People: An Ethnography of Youth Participation in Italy; Nicola de Luigi, Alessandro Martelli and Ilaria Pitti -- 15 Youth Heteropolitics in Crisis-ridden Greece; Alexandros Kioupkiolis and Yannis Pechtelidis -- Part IV Young People and Protest as Politics -- 16 Youth-led Struggles Against Racialized Crime Control in the United States; Tim Goddard and Randolph R Myers -- 17 Youth Work, Agonistic Democracy and Transgressive Enjoyment in England; Graham Bright, Carole Pugh and Matthew Clarke -- 18 Political Participation and Activism in the Post15m Era: An Ethnography About Youth Political Identifications in Lleida, Catalonia; Eduard Ballesté Isern and José Sánchez García -- 19 New Modes of Youth Political Action and Democracy in the Americas: From the Chilean Spring to the Maple Spring in Quebec; Ricardo Peñafiel and Marie-Christine Doran -- 20 Youth Participation in the Age of Austerity in Eastern Europe; Marko Kovacic and Danijela Dolenec.
    This book provides insight into the diverse ways young people from around the world are regenerating politics in innovative and multifaceted ways. The authors, who include academics and activists, challenge claims that young people are apolitical, apathetic and living up to the ‘me-Generation’ stereotype. Contributions cover a rich body of case examples of traditional and new forms of youth politics in response to situated injustices and political and socio-economic crises. Significant and optimistic, the collection presents strong evidence from across the globe that these developments are not isolated incidences, but are in fact part of a systemic, large-scale transformation leading to a regeneration of the political landscape by young people. The book is aimed at students and scholars in the fields of politics, sociology, policy studies and youth and childhood studies.
  • Soggetti: Democracy; Political sociology; Public policy; Youth-Social life and customs; Democracy; Political Sociology; Public Policy; Youth Culture
  • Titoli correlati: Collana: Palgrave Studies in Young People and Politics
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 3-319-58250-X
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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