While the first of these issues concentrated on the riots in England following the global
financial crash of 2008, this second issue focuses on the social movements that emerged
in this context. Whilst defining a social movement is conceptually problematic- either because
it could be so narrow to exclude, or, to broad to include, any type of collective action, there are
certain features that we can point to. Edwards (2014: 4-5) provides four conceptual distinctions.