Legacies of Contention: Revisiting the 2011 Protest Wave

ABDEL-SAMAD, Mounah, BOYLE, Michael, FLANIGAN, Shawn, GARLAND, Christian, JEFFERSON, Tony, JEFFERY, Robert, MAIDHOF, Callie and SOTIROPOULOS, George (2021). Legacies of Contention: Revisiting the 2011 Protest Wave. Contention, 9 (2), 49-63.

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    Abstract

    Ten years ago, a seemingly titanic wave of contention swept the globe. This article reflects on how the impact of a wave of contentious political action that is now a full decade old manifests today. These “legacies of contention”—the historically contingent impact of contentious episodes—can variably re-enforce, undermine, or depart substantially from the original focus of a given contentious episode, a sign of how difficult it can be to extrapolate from the causal impact of contentious politics in the near-run. Herein we discuss the fates of some of the 2011 contentious episodes, including Syria, Greece, Israel, England, and the United States.

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Published online date provided by the author.
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3167/cont.2021.090204
    Page Range: 49-63
    SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
    Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
    Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2021 10:20
    Last Modified: 22 Nov 2021 12:14
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/29339

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