Anti-war activism

new media and protest in the information age
  • 230 Pages
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Palgrave Macmillan , Basingstoke [England], New York
Peace movements, Hi
StatementKevin Gillan, Jenny Pickerill, Frank Webster
SeriesNew security challenges series
ContributionsPickerill, Jenny, Webster, Frank
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ5584.G7 G55 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 230 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25555697M
ISBN 100230574491
ISBN 139780230574496
OCLC/WorldCa226357112

Sometimes the anti-war movement converged with the civil rights movement, as for example when Julian Bond was elected to the Georgia legislature but was denied his seat because he opposed the Vietnam War.

Similar crossover influence can be observed in other activism venues as well. About this book. The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and.

Blacks and Anti-War Activism In each one of this nation's wars, blacks have joined the fight. But ever since the American Revolution, some African.

Anti-war activism book The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) media.

The first academic account of the 21st century anti-war and peace movement. Empirically rich and conceptually innovative, Anti-War Activism pays especially close attention to the changed information environment of protest, the complex alliances of activists, the diversity of participants, as well as campaigners' use of new (and old) media.

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Learn more at ANTI-WAR ACTIVISM: SOLDIERS, VETERANS, AND MILITARY FAMILIES, A Book Review Harry Targ. As a military spouse, she lived on military bases and carried out some of her anti-war activism in a social milieu that was hostile.

She frames much of the study around how active military personnel, veterans, and military families addressed these Author: Harry Targ.

Understanding antiwar activism as a gendering activity: A look at the U.S.’s anti-Vietnam War movement By Say Burgin1 Abstract Research into the gendered nature of war experiences has provided rich ways of understanding how gender constructs society and the nation.

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This book is the output from a research project funded by the Economic and Social Research Council within its New Security Challenges programme. Data collection included interviews with more than 60 individuals, drawn from six selected parts of the British anti-war scene.

Get this from a library. Anti-war activism: new media and protest in the information age. [Kevin Gillan; Jenny Pickerill; Frank Webster] -- Based on over 60 interviews, case studies of a full range of groups, and analysis of extensive documentary evidence, this title studies the anti-war movement since the mammoth demonstrations of.

Anti-war demonstrations sometimes emerged as part of marches and rallies memorializing important events such as the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., thus illustrating the close tie between civil rights activism and peace activism.

I definitely would not recommend this book as a resource for a true insight into s activism. Instead it should be viewed as a novel that will impart upon you the mood of some of the most radical participants of the anti-war movement.

I would however, recommend the book to anyone who is just looking for a good story or an interesting read/5(37). Open Borders book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It isand the anti-war movement Target Seattle is preparing for a /5.

In the s and early s, anti-war activists decided to use every tool at their disposal to pressure Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon to Author: Julian E.

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Anti-War Movements Today In the years since the s, new waves of anti-war activism have periodically arisen to protest U.S. military intervention abroad.

However, anti-war protest today seems less dramatic and visible than in past decades. 2, words Part 3 of 3. Part 1 here. Part 2 here. Social Credit Women’s Anti-War Activism Perhaps surprisingly, given most SC men’s support for Cold War anti-communism,[1] a significant number of Socred women expressed opposition to war and violence.

The anti-war perspective was an extension of SC women’s adoption of maternal feminist goals. The Vietnam War protests began small–among peace activists and leftist intellectuals on college campuses–but gained national prominence in.

Three-person panel discusses anti-war activism during the Vietnam War at UMass in conjunction with the release of a new book, “Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed in the War.”. Book Reviews Anti-War Activism: New Media and Protest in the Information Age Nick Crossley University of Manchester, E-mail: [email protected]© Nick CrossleyAuthor: Nick Crossley.

An account of UK anti-war activism Conscientious objection and pacifism Contemporary anti-war activism has its roots in a long tradition of.

Black Women, Anti-imperialism, and Black Anti-War Activism By Ashley Farmer August 3, Comments Off on “Heed the Call!”: Black Women, Anti-imperialism, and Black Anti-War Activism Her book, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era, is the first intellectual history of women in the black power movement.

Sustained anti-war activism nationwide got Nixon to suspend US offensive action against North Vietnam on Janu — signed by Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho in Paris, France on Janu In June, the congressional Church-Case.

The graying of anti-war activism. By C.W. Nevius. Published am PST, Tuesday, Ma My teenage daughter and I attended an anti-war rally last weekend in.

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At the second and third exhibits, readings from your first book were combined with photographs through the war. More exhibits happen to be planned and so is a second book.This is the first study of the anti-war movement since the mammoth demonstrations of February 15th that dwarfed any previous protests in British history.

It is based on over sixty interviews, case studies of a full range of groups, and analysis of extensive documentary evidence. The book identifies 'symbolic struggles' for and against war as crucial in the present epoch, conducted in a.