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Alena Minchenia

analyze the Belarusian opposition in connection to elections (Ash 2015; Bedford 2017 ; Nikolayenko 2015 , 2017 ; Silitski 2012 , 2015 ) and consequently deal with the electoral protests (e.g., Korosteleva 2009 ; Navumau 2016 ). As elections are

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Protest Wave or Protest Spike?

An Examination of European Protest Activity, 2008–2012

Matthew Schoene

Many scholars have cited the social unrest stemming from the European sovereign debt crisis as a prime example of a protest wave ( della Porta and Mattoni 2014 ; Flesher Fominaya 2015 ; Gerbaudo 2013 ). Protest is an accepted form of

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Shutting Down Protest

Policing, International Summitry, and the G20 Experiment in Brisbane

Binoy Kampmark

of protesters is being increasingly insulated and marginalized from such gatherings. In Brisbane 2014, the G20 summit witnessed one of the more successful efforts at limiting and in most cases shutting down public protest in its entirety. The

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Protesting in Pandemic Times

COVID-19, Public Health, and Black Lives Matter

Binoy Kampmark

intrusive measures on public movement across the globe placed activists and protesters in a dilemma. To protest on the streets could result in fines and imprisonment. To not protest might constitute abject surrender. This necessitated either finding

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Andrei V. Grinëv and Richard Bland

The problem of social protest in Russian America, that is Alaska, from 1741 to 1867 has not been an object of special study in historiography. The sources of information in this article about social protests in Russian America are primarily

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A Penchant for Protest?

Typifying Canadian Millennials’ Political Engagement

Randle J. Hart

protest activities. If Millennials are more likely to engage in politics by adopting protest activities than by pursuing more traditional political behaviors, then we can draw on the social movement literature to help explain and understand Millennial

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Jillian Schwedler

In 2003, I was sitting with some activists at a café in Amman, Jordan, discussing recent changes to the Public Gathering Law. Organizers of protest events were required to obtain a permit to hold any kind of demonstration or march, a restriction

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Social Protest and Its Discontents

A System Justification Perspective

Vivienne Badaan, John T. Jost, Danny Osborne, Chris G. Sibley, Joaquín Ungaretti, Edgardo Etchezahar, and Erin P. Hennes

purely rational manner when it comes to decisions about whether or not to protest ( Elster 1993 ). For example, Melvin Lerner ( 1980: 14 ) proposed that images of a “manageable and predictable world” are essential to the pursuit of long-term goals

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Creating Space for Protest and Possibility

Nimbin, Australia, from 1973

Rob Garbutt

the development of counterculture as an ongoing mode of protest that has created both alternative, everyday ways of living as well as grassroots forms of direct action that refuse to be overwhelmed by neoliberalism and late capitalism. I will argue

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Jane Mummery and Debbie Rodan

system” ( DAWR 2018 ). Following these advancements, we map and analyze current contexts, dimensions, and flows of public protest in relation to Australia's live export industry; examining not only the myriad of organizations but also the different