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  • 6 Feb 2018
    Olena Nikolayenko

    An Introduction to Youth Movements and Elections in Eastern Europe

    Eastern Europe has witnessed a remarkable rise of nonviolent youth movements in the early 2000s. The Serbian youtsh movement Otpor mobilized thousands of young people against the incumbent government and contributed to Slobodan Milosevic’s downfall in the wake of the 2000 elections. Within a few months of Milosevic’s electoral defeat, Belarusian youth activists set up […]

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  • 13 Sep 2013
    Sidney Tarrow

    Words that Matter

    Leading political sociologist Sidney Tarrow reflects on his career studying the language of contention in political and social movements.

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