Popular Intellectuals and Social Movements
Framing Protest in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
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All forms of popular protest include a specific category of 'popular intellectual' who reflects social reality. This volume looks at the experiences of popular intellectuals in non-western societies, operating within social-movement networks that link local, regional, and international arenas, and connect to a global flow of ideas. Eight case studies on different societies in twentieth-century Asia, Africa, and Latin America highlight specific activist intellectuals and their role in collective action.Read more
- Social movements
- Popular intellectuals
- Examines Africa, Asia and Latin America, using insights from social-movement theory (among others)
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- Date Published: May 2012
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9781139241304
- contains: 5 b/w illus.
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Table of Contents
Introduction Michiel Baud and Rosanne Rutten
Framing, Transnational Diffusion, and African-American Intellectuals in the Land of Gandhi Sean Chabot
Indigenous Communists and Urban Intellectuals in Cayambe, Ecuador (1926–1944) Marc Becker
Reforming Mysticism: Sindhi Separatist Intellectuals in Pakistan Oskar Verkaaik
Unemployed Intellectuals in the Sahara: The Teshumara Nationalist Movement and the Revolutions in Tuareg Society Baz Lecocq
Between Sovereignty and Culture: Who is an Indigenous Intellectual in Colombia? Joanne Rappaport
Critics and Experts, Activists and Academics: Intellectuals in the Fight for Social and Ecological Justice in the Narmada Valley, India Pablo S. Bose
Framing Jihad: Intramovement Framing Contests and al-Qaeda's Struggle for Sacred Authority Quintan Wiktorowicz
Popular Publics: Street Protest and Plaza Preachers in Caracas David Smilde
Concluding Remarks: Framing Protest in Asia, Africa, and Latin America Rosanne Rutten and Michiel Baud
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