Bessant, Judith

Young People Re-Generating Politics in Times of Crises

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Sarah Pickard, Judith Bessant

Part I. Young People and Student Activism

2. Young People and the #Hashtags That Broke the Rainbow Nation
Rekgotsofetse Chikane

3. Students Taking Action in Los Angeles Schools: An Ethnographic Case Study of Student Activism in the United States
Analicia Mejia Mesinas

4. ‘Professional Students Do Not Play Politics’: How Kenyan Students Professionalise Environmental Activism and Produce Neoliberal Subjectivities
Grace Muthoni Mwaura

5. The ‘Good,’ the ‘Bad’ and the ‘Useless’: Young People’s Political Action Repertoires in Quebec
Nicole Gallant

Part II. Young People and Online Political Action

6. The Crisis of Democracy in Hong Kong: Young People’s Online Politics and the Umbrella Movement
Rob Watts

7. Momentum and the Movementist ‘Corbynistas’: Young People Regenerating the Labour Party in Britain
Sarah Pickard

8. Right-Wing Populism and Young ‘Stormers’: Conflict in Democratic Politics
Judith Bessant

9. ‘How Not to Be a Terrorist’: Radicalisation and Young Western Muslims’ Digital Discourses
Andrew Hope, Julie Matthews

10. Young People’s Political Participation in Europe in Times of Crisis
Maria Grasso

Part III. Young People, Collective Identity and Community Building

11. The Gezi Resistance of Turkey as Young People’s Counter-Conduct
Nilay Çabuk Kaya, Haktan Ural

12. Off the Radar Democracy: Young People’s Alternative Acts of Citizenship in Australia
Lucas Walsh, Rosalyn Black

13. (Re)Politicising Young People: From Scotland’s Indyref to Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement
Susan Batchelor, Alistair Fraser, Leona Li Ngai Ling, Lisa Whittaker

14. New Forms of Solidarity and Young People: An Ethnography of Youth Participation in Italy
Nicola Luigi, Alessandro Martelli, Ilaria Pitti

15. Youth Heteropolitics in Crisis-Ridden Greece
Alexandros Kioupkiolis, Yannis Pechtelidis

Part IV. Young People and Protest as Politics

16. Youth-Led Struggles Against Racialized Crime Control in the United States
Tim Goddard, Randolph R. Myers

17. Youth Work, Agonistic Democracy and Transgressive Enjoyment in England
Graham Bright, Carole Pugh, Matthew Clarke

18. Political Participation and Activism in the Post-15m Era: Young People’s Political Identifications in Lleida, Catalonia
Eduard Ballesté Isern, José Sánchez García

19. New Modes of Youth Political Action and Democracy in the Americas: From the Chilean Spring to the Maple Spring in Quebec
Ricardo Peñafiel, Marie-Christine Doran

20. Youth Participation in Eastern Europe in the Age of Austerity
Marko Kovacic, Danijela Dolenec

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Democracy, Political Sociology, Public Policy, Youth Culture

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Young People and Politics
Page amount
17 pages
Printed ISBN

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