The Transformation of Citizenship, Volume 3: Struggle, Resistance and Violence

1st Edition

Juergen Mackert, Bryan S. Turner

Published March 21, 2017
Reference - 154 Pages
ISBN 9781138672888 - CAT# Y231165

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This volume Struggle, Resistance and Violence examines the fact that all over the world the rights of citizens have come under enormous pressure and addresses the many ways in which people are ‘making claims’ against both autocratic and democratic authority. Without any doubt rule-breaking, riots and violent upheavals have become an aspect of political struggles for citizenship. The book takes up a conflict perspective that directs attention to these recent phenomena. It stresses the necessity of a careful analysis of resistance and violence as critical factors for coming to terms with social conflicts for citizenship from Europe to South America, as well as the Near East, the Far East and the Arab World.

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