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Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 15 May 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0924-5
... Part III RELIGIOUS CIVIL SOCIETY RITUAL ECONOMY: Grassroots Initiative, Gendered Agency, and Alternative Economic Logic We can say that nearly all the great social institutions were born in religion. For the principal features of collective life to have begun as none other than vari ous features...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373742-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... underpinning the rise of the Tea Party and its commonsense narrative: “Grassroots activists, roving billionaire advocates, and right-wing media purveyors’ (Skocpol and Williamson 2012, 13). ...
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By Kate Crehan
Published: 16 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7374-2
... Vanessa Williamson have identified as underpinning the rise of the Tea Party and its commonsense narrative: “Grassroots activists, roving billionaire advocates, and right-wing media purveyors’ (Skocpol and Williamson 2012, 13). This case study chapter looks at Occupy Wall Street (OWS), another...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... observer and active participant of contemporary Latino cultural politics. This chapter contends that Diaz has thus crafted a praxis-oriented and antidiscursive Latino/a political project, a project that puts him in conversation with ethnic studies scholars, activists, and grassroots cultural workers...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012405-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1240-5
...seven Activist Devices and the Art of Politics In the previous chapter, we started to explore how action on climate change has been able to escape the strictures of bureaucratic knowledge practices by wending its way into ecological show homes. Turning our attention to how climate change becomes...
Published: 14 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012382-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1238-2
... to community activist networks around the country, which allowed me to connect with the work other undocumented people were doing and witness the transformation of undocumented women involved in grassroots community empowerment. By the time I began work- ing with sfop, I had been involved in the...
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... networks, and connects them to historic memory, which increasingly includes Classic Maya numeracy—which is, like bones or gold, a precious thing extracted from the ground. Reenergized by the global fascination with 2012, activists are drawing on the Maya’s famous mathematical skills to reinvigorate “Mayan...
Published: 27 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374091-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7409-1
... The conclusion describes the high-stakes image war between presidential candidates Prabowo Subianto and Joko Widodo in the 2014 elections and the important role of volunteer activists in Widodo’s successful grassroots campaign. The conclusion highlights the quick mobilization of Generation 98 in...
Published: 14 March 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 04 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373537-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7353-7
... Grassroots activism was a critical part of the context that influenced Huey Newton and Bobby Seale and the men and women who would join the BPP. This chapter focuses on local working-class activism in the black community and the relationships and networks among activists. Organizations like the...
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By Diane M. Nelson
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
..., development, and postwar trauma resolution she once worked for—to being “100% Omnilife.” Omnilife is a Mexico-based vitamin business, sales of which allow people to accumulate points as well as profit from people lower down in their “pyramid.” Former guerrillas, grassroots organizers, Mayan movement activists...
Book Chapter

By Milagros Peña
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Book Chapter

By Milagros Peña
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Book Chapter

By Milagros Peña
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 14 March 2007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... observer and active participant of contemporary Latino cultural politics. This chapter contends that Diaz has thus crafted a praxis-oriented and antidiscursive Latino/a political project, a project that puts him in conversation with ethnic studies scholars, activists, and grassroots cultural workers...
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3
Published: 14 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389873-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8987-3