Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press (April 13, 2010)
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On February 15, 2003, the most important one-day protest in human historical past came about as thousands of individuals in hundreds and hundreds of towns marched within the streets, rallying opposed to the approaching invasion of Iraq. This was once activism on an remarkable scale. The global Says No to warfare strives to appreciate who spoke out, why they did, and the way such a lot of humans have been mobilized for a world demonstration. utilizing surveys amassed via researchers from 8 countries—Belgium, Britain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States—The global Says No to warfare analyzes how the recent instruments of the web have been mixed with extra traditional technique of mobilization to rally thousands, many with little adventure in activism, round universal pursuits and opposed to universal targets. Contributors: W. Lance Bennett, U of Washington; Michelle Beyeler, U Bern; Christian Breunig, U of Toronto; Mario Diani, U of Trento; Terri E. Givens, U of Texas, Austin; Bert Klandermans, unfastened U Amsterdam; Donatella della Porta, eu U Institute; Wolfgang Rüdig, U of Strathclyde; Sidney Tarrow, Cornell U; Peter Van Aelst, U of Antwerp.