Non-Western Social Movements and Participatory Democracy: by Ekim Arbatli,Dina Rosenberg

By Ekim Arbatli,Dina Rosenberg

This ebook analyzes social activities throughout more than a few nations within the non-Western international: Bosnia, Brazil, Egypt, India, Iran, Palestine, Russia, Syria, Turkey and Ukraine within the interval 2008 to 2016. the person case stories examine how political and social ambitions are framed nationally and globally, and the kinds of mobilization concepts used to pursue them. The experiences additionally check how, within the age of transnationalism, the belief of participatory democracy produces new collective-action frames and mass-mobilization strategies.

The ebook demanding situations the view that almost all social routine unequivocally search to accomplish greater degrees of democratization. in its place, the authors argue that protesters throughout assorted events recommend extra concerned different types of citizen participation, seeing that passive illustration via liberal democratic associations fails to handle mass grievances and calls for for responsibility in lots of countries.

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