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How Students on College Campuses Created Opportunities for Workers in Sweatshops

A Multi-Institutional, Interlocking Approach to Political Opportunity Structure

Matthew S. Williams

most recent wave of delegitimating, disruptive student activism was fresh. This set off the chain of indirect leverage that pushed the lead firms to pressure their contractors to deal with the problem by negotiating with their workers’ union. USAS is

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Navigating the Fourth Republic

West African University Students between Metropolitan France and Dakar

Harry Gamble

earlier period tend to focus on African students—and student activism—in metropolitan France, and not on the surging contests that developed at and around Dakar's Institute of Higher Studies. As the present article will show, this Dakar-based activism

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Dynamics of Multidimensional Interaction

The Beijing Upheaval of 1989 Revisited

Rilly Chen and Fei Yan

, in studying the motivations of students activism in 1989, Teresa Wright (1999 , 2001 ) conducted in-depth interviews with 20 students and intellectuals from every faction and group that formed during the movement. She also accessed transcripts of a

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William A. Gamson and His Legacy for Academia and Social Movements

Michelle I. Gawerc and David S. Meyer

, Student Activism, and Worker Empowerment . Philadelphia : Temple University Press . Williams , Matthew . n.d. “ Mini Global Justice Game: The Universities and Sweatshops .” . Wolpe , Howard , Steve

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Unreasonable rage, disobedient dissent

The social construction of student activists and the limits of student engagement

Jessica Gagnon

( Fazackerley 2016 ). Uncertainties are compounded by budget cuts and privatisation. In the days following the U.S. election, American university students staged walkouts and rallies, protesting the results ( Schmidt 2016 ). In response to the student activism

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Critical pedagogy and Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)

Questioning our post-secondary institutions’ investment strategies

David P. Thomas

holdings in fossil fuels. While not a broad SRI initiative, this most recent example of student activism joins a growing national and global movement to divest from fossil fuels. Based on significant student interest in the issue, and a personal interest

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Constructing and practising student engagement in changing institutional cultures

Lisa Garforth and Anselma Gallinat

of student activism. In our last article, we hear more from students themselves, this time as sociologists reflecting on their own engagement. These student voices are not overtly oppositional in the sense that Gagnon captures, nor can they be

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Contradictions of Solidarity

Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

, and Allyson Gross . 2016 . “ Injustice Is Not an Investment: Student Activism, Climate Justice, and the Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign ”. In Contemporary Youth Activism: Advancing Social Justice in the United States: Advancing Social Justice in

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Periphery and Intimacy in Anti-Imperial Culture and Politics

From French Others to Othering Frenchness

Burleigh Hendrickson

: Lexington Books, 2014), 28–29. 14 Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks , 93. 15 Andrew M. Daily, “Race, Citizenship, and Antillean Student Activism in Postwar France, 1946–1968,” French Historical Studies 37, 2 (2014): 331–357, here 333, doi: 10

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Student engagement in the management of accelerated change

Anthropological reflections on ‘Project 2012’ and The Offer

Anselma Gallinat

engagement” just a mirage? The case for student activism ’, Student Engagement and Experience Journal 3 , no. 2 : 1 – 20 . 10.7190/seej.v3i2.89 Dunn , E.C. ( 2004 ) Privatising Poland: Baby Food, Big Business, and the Remaking of Labor , Ithaca