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From Maastricht to Brexit by Richard Bellamy and Dario Castiglione

The Escalation of Violence in the Context of Street Demonstrations

Contentious Politics
 
Political Violence
 
Social Movements
 
Political Activism
 
Panel Number
P442
Panel Chair
Stefan Malthaner
Hamburg Institute for Social Research (HIS)
Panel Co-Chair
Lorenzo Bosi
Scuola Normale Superiore
Panel Discussant
Mattias Wahlström
University of Gothenburg

Time
25/08/2018 14:00 - 15:40
Location
Building: VMP 9 Floor: 2 Room: 29
Abstract
Drawing on recent approaches in sociology of violence and research on social movements, this Panel examines how contextual factors and meso-level processual mechanisms interact with micro-level situational dynamics, as well as the role of emotional and interpretative processes during moments of collective action. It invites contributions on a broad range of phenomena of violence during – and beyond – demonstrations and other protest events. The focus of this Panel will be on militant protest as well as repressive protest policing.

Paper List


Title Details
Facing Repression with Silence: How a Movement’s Cultural Dynamics affect Responses – and Resilience – to Repression View Paper Details
Micro-Patterns of Violence in the Context of Street Demonstrations During the G20-Summit in Hamburg 2017 View Paper Details
Peaceful Protest or Petrol Bombs? Explaining Both the Presence and Absence of Parades-Related Riots on Belfast’s Crumlin Road (2001-2013) View Paper Details
Radical Left-Libertarian Street Protests in Sweden 1997-2016: Analysing the Dynamics of Escalation/de-Escalation and the Impact of Shifting Opportunities View Paper Details
The Discoursive Conditions of Protest Backlash: Political Violence and Islamist Mobilization in Egypt After the Military Coup View Paper Details
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