From protest to parties

party-building and democratization in Africa
  • 300 Pages
  • 3.82 MB
  • English
Oxford Univ Press , Oxford, New York
Politics and government, Political parties, Opposition (Political sci
StatementAdrienne Lebas
LC ClassificationsJQ2929.A795 L44 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination300 p :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24910062M
ISBN 10019954686X
ISBN 139780199546862
LC Control Number2011453047

From Protest to Parties offers a new - and highly compelling - theory of why strong opposition parties emerge in some contexts but not others. Based on impressive field research in Kenya, Zambia, and Zimbabwe, the book shows that robust party organizations are often forged during periods of intense polarization and by: Synopsis.

From Protest to Parties draws upon an in-depth analysis of three countries in Anglophone Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia and Kenya. Though these countries share similar institutional frameworks, including electoral rules, opposition party development takes a.

From Protest to Parties provides an explanation for differences in opposition party strength in democratizing regimes in Africa that remain far from democratic. The book argues that strong parties benefit from pre-existing mobilizing structures that transcend ethnic and other cleavages.

With the recent return of the left to the political stage, Protest Movements and Parties of the Left offers a timely and detailed account of the various modes of protest and struggle adopted by the left in its historical quest to disrupt anti-democratic domination, in all its forms.

Notable especially in its refusal of pessimism, David Bailey’s book surveys the greatest moments of the left. elites affect From protest to parties book development. Ciara McCorley finds that this book contributes interesting conclusions to the current literature, but would benefit from a second addition.

From Protest to Parties: Party-Building and Democratization in Africa. Adrienne LeBas. Oxford University Press.

July Find this book. When it comes to party institutionalisation – at least for entrepreneurial right-wing protest parties -- leadership matters. That is the primary takeaway from this book.

Of the hundreds of new parties that have formed since the s, many have fallen by the wayside, but others have gone on to reach institution-hood. The return of the protest novel From Ali Smith’s Brexit book to Howard Jacobson’s Trump satire, writers are responding to the political moment.

But can art bring real change. In a wide chronological and geographical framework, this book analyses the uses, meanings, functions and reactivations of folk imagery, behaviour and language in modern collective action.

The authors examine the role of protest actors as diverse as peasants, liberal movements, nationalist and separatist parties, anarchists, workers, students. At raves and road protests, Britain's youth forge a new kind of politics.

Collective youth up trees or down tunnels, protest camps and all-night raves across the land - these are the spectacular features of the politics and culture of nineties youth in Britain.

DiY Culture lays to rest the myth of "Thatcher's Children," for the flags are flying again -- green, red and black.3/5(1). Ten Tea Parties is the first book to chronicle all these uniquely American protests. Author and historian Joseph Cummins begins with the history of the East India Company (the biggest global corporation in the eighteenth century) and their staggering financial losses during the Boston Tea Party (more than a million dollars in today’s money)/5(18).

Political parties have been organized for various reasons: to support a particular political figure, to advance a particular policy or a general ideological stand, to aid politically certain groups or sections of society, or merely to combine for short-term political advantage.

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governance divided between the parties, as when one holds the presidency and the other controls one or both houses of Congress economic-protest party a political party dominated by feelings of economic discontent.

This book highlights some of the key achievements of left parties and protest movements in their goal of challenging different types of inequality and considers the ways in which their challenges to authority and power could be intensified.

It combines new theoretical ideas with rich empirical detail on the debates and concrete activities. Europe's protest parties on the march From Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement in Italy to Ukip in Britain, minor parties are shaking up the political establishment Ian Traynor. The Protest Party believes that all men and women, having the same single chance at life, deserve the opportunity to achieve their full potential with due consideration for their fellow travellers.

We believe that all adults should enjoy the full benefits and rights commensurate with citizenship as tempered by their responsibilities to their. I have always loved a good protest. Growing up, I’d protest pretty much anything.

It had less to do with any social or political ideology and more to do with the fact that I. I must admit, even as a history buff I'd only heard of the Boston, Edenton, and Charleston tea parties, so this book proved enlightening.

Cummins places the tea parties in the context of the greater issues of the time - Britain's post-Seven Years' War economic problems, Parliament's taxation of the colonies, and the East India Company's monopoly and bail-out by /5.

From Protest to Parties provides a unique window into the politics of mobilization and protest in closed political regimes, and sheds light on how the choices of political elites affect organizational development. The book draws upon an in-depth analysis of 3 countries in Anglophone Africa: Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Kenya.

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has been the year of protest. From the Arab Spring to the London Riots to the global Occupy Wall Street movement, civic unrest and sociopolitical dissent have reached a tipping point of formidable scale.

This omnibus of ten nonfiction books that illuminate protest through the customary Brain Pickings lens of cross-disciplinary curiosity, spanning everything from. This rich introductory book takes us through key moments of resistance by protest movements and parties of the left.

From the Russian Revolution to the Arab Spring, each of the 'stories of disruption' discussed in the book are proven to be both.

Some agricultural or rural protest groups in the Western world evolved into political parties - often of a populist nature - whereas others did not. This book is the first to explore under which conditions this happens, and to what extent current populist parties have agricultural or rural ties and related agendas.

The book ends with the protest marches and sometimes vicious treatment of the suffragists, and finally culminates in the Nineteenth Amendment. Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family s Fight for Desegregation tells the story of school desegregation 10 years before Brown v.

the Board of Education.

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From Protest to Parties, now issued in paperback, poses the important but neglected question of why ‘we find strong, cross-ethnic opposition parties in some democratizing countries, while opposition parties tend toward organizational weakness and fragmentation in others?’ (p.

).In answering this question, LeBas ‘engages with a larger debate about the Author: Gabrielle Lynch. A protest vote (also called a blank, null, spoiled, or "none of the above" vote) is a vote cast in an election to demonstrate dissatisfaction with the choice of candidates or the current political system.

Protest voting takes a variety of forms and reflects numerous voter motivations, including political alienation.

Along with abstention, or not voting, protest voting is a sign of unhappiness. Silent Gesture tells Smith’s story of his decision to protest and what came after. The Revolt of the Black Athlete by Harry Edwards.

Harry Edwards, a professor and sociologist whom Tommie Smith credited with helping to inspire his protest at the games, has written the definitive book on Black activism in sports—fifty years ago.

Get this from a library. The new populism and the new politics: new protest parties in Sweden in a comparative perspective. [Paul A Taggart] -- Two of the major forces that have made an impact on West European politics in recent years have been Green and New Populist parties.

While they differ radically in their ideological positions, policy. Title: Protest on Trial: The Seattle 7 Conspiracy Published by: Washington State University Press Release Date: March Pages: ISBN Buy the Book: WSU Press (Phone: or ), Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, Books-A-Million Overview The Seattle 7 lived the late s counterculture—young, idealistic, active.

The ascendance of austerity policies and the protests they have generated have had a deep impact on the shape of contemporary politics. The stunning electoral successes of SYRIZA in Greece, Podemos in Spain and the Movimento 5 Stelle (M5S) in Italy, alongside the quest for a more radical left in countries such as the UK and the US, bear witness to a new wave of.

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ideological parties, single issue parties, economic protest parties and splinter parties ideological parties based on a particular set of beliefs; long lived but seldom win votes.The Tea Party protests were a series of protests throughout the United States that began in early The protests were part of the larger political Tea Party movement.

Most Tea Party activities have since been focused on opposing efforts of the Obama Administration, and on recruiting, nominating, and supporting candidates for state and national by: Government spending and red tape, national debt, taxation.The Purchasing Officer may solicit written responses to the protest from interested parties.

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