The Art of Protest

The Art of Protest

Culture and Activism From the Civil Rights Movement to the Streets of Seattle

Book - 2005
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impact the above-mentioned movements, as well as the dramatic displays of the Black Panthers, the poetry of the Women's Rights Movement, Chicano movements and the revolutionary mural, the American Indian Movement in film, rock music approaches to African famine and apartheid, the graphic arts of ACT UP, and the discourse of environmentalism. Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
From the freedom songs of the Civil Rights Movement to the anarchically creative tactics deployed by anti-WTO protestors at the "Battle in Seattle," Reed (American studies, Washington State U.) examines the cultural expression of protest of social movements in the United States. Believing dramatic actions, "repeated public displays" in the words of social movement theorist Charles Tilly, to be an essential facet of social movements in general he analyzes the cultural elements and cultural
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, c2005
ISBN: 0816637717 (pb : alk. paper)
0816637709 (hc : alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: 303.484 REE
Characteristics: xxiii, 362 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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