xiv, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
'Egyptians in Revolt' investigates the political economy of the Egyptian labor and student movements. Using elements of social movement theory within a broad political economy framework, it assesses labor and student mobilizations in four eras of contemporary Egyptian history: the pre-1952 Era, the Nasser Era, the Sadat Era, and the Mubarak Era. 'Egyptians in Revolt' examines how both student and labor groups responded to the political economy pressures of the respective eras. Within the context of social movement theory, the book argues that political opportunities and threats have had a significant impact on both student and labor mobilizations. In addition, the book explores how the movements have, at times, been able to affect government policies. However, the argument is made that the inability of both groups to sustain momentum in the long term is due to cooptation efforts by established political forces and the absence of viable and enduring organizational structures that are autonomous of state control. By combining analysis to include both labor and student movements, 'Egyptians in Revolt' is a valuable resource for understanding the Egyptian political economy and its impact on mobilizations. It will therefore be of interest to students and scholars of Middle East Studies, as well as those interested in social movement more broadly.
Green Library
vii, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Prologue: May 4, 1970-South Vietnam
  • "We have to say 'f
  • ' everywhere"
  • Burn, baby-burn
  • Night of the helicopters
  • Danse macabre
  • Blood like a river
  • Once to every man and nation
  • "Oh, my god! They've killed the guardsmen!"
  • The age of hate
  • An unfortunate incident
  • Blind justice
  • Plan B
  • Paradise lost.
"Using recently available oral histories from participants, Howard Means examines the Kent State shooting and the tumultuous era that reverberates still"--NoveList.
Education Library (Cubberley)
xvi, 278 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Preface ix Acknowledgments xiii A Note about Names xvii Introduction. Pemuda Fever 1 1. Archive 25 2. Street 57 3. Style 85 4. Violence 117 5. Home 147 6. Democracy 179 Conclusion. A Return to Home 209 Notes 219 Bibliography 247 Index 269.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822361718 20160718
In Activist Archives Doreen Lee tells the origins, experiences, and legacy of the radical Indonesian student movement that helped end the thirty-two-year dictatorship in May 1998. Lee situates the revolt as the most recent manifestation of student activists claiming a political and historical inheritance passed down by earlier generations of politicized youth. Combining historical and ethnographic analysis of "Generation 98, " Lee offers rich depictions of the generational structures, nationalist sentiments, and organizational and private spaces that bound these activists together. She examines the ways the movement shaped new and youthful ways of looking, seeing, and being-found in archival documents from the 1980s and 1990s; the connections between politics and place; narratives of state violence; activists' experimental lifestyles; and the uneven development of democratic politics on and off the street. Lee illuminates how the interaction between official history, collective memory, and performance came to define youth citizenship and resistance in Indonesia's transition to the post-Suharto present.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780822361718 20160718
Education Library (Cubberley)
xi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Introduction. Neglect, Dust and Xerography
  • From Control Revolution to Age of Generative Systems
  • Open Secrets and Imagined Terrorisms
  • Xerography, Publics and Counterpublics
  • Eros, Thanatos, Xerox
  • Requiem at the Copy Machine Museum.
This is the story of how the xerographic copier, or "Xerox machine, " became a creative medium for artists and activists during the last few decades of the twentieth century. Paper jams, mangled pages, and even fires made early versions of this clunky office machine a source of fear, rage, dread, and disappointment. But eventually, xerography democratized print culture by making it convenient and affordable for renegade publishers, zinesters, artists, punks, anarchists, queers, feminists, street activists, and others to publish their work and to get their messages out on the street. The xerographic copier adjusted the lived and imagined margins of society, Eichhorn argues, by supporting artistic and political expression and mobilizing subcultural movements. Eichhorn describes early efforts to use xerography to create art and the occasional scapegoating of urban copy shops and xerographic technologies following political panics, using the post-9/11 raid on a Toronto copy shop as her central example. She examines New York's downtown art and punk scenes of the 1970s to 1990s, arguing that xerography -- including photocopied posters, mail art, and zines -- changed what cities looked like and how we experienced them. And she looks at how a generation of activists and artists deployed the copy machine in AIDS and queer activism while simultaneously introducing the copy machine's gritty, DIY aesthetics into international art markets. Xerographic copy machines are now defunct. Office copiers are digital, and activists rely on social media more than photocopied posters. And yet, Eichhorn argues, even though we now live in a post-xerographic era, the grassroots aesthetics and political legacy of xerography persists.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780262033961 20160619
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
xii, 255 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: "We want what people generally refer to as Black power": Black student and youth activism in the era of Black power
  • "The city was on fire": the beginnings of a movement
  • "Damn the army, join the invaders": the Black organizing project and the invaders
  • "Make the scene better": the neighborhood organizing project, the decline of the invaders, and the promise and limits of Black power in Memphis
  • "Why not at Lemoyne-Owen?": student activism and Black power at Lemoyne-Owen College
  • "We can't be isolated any longer": Memphis State University, the Black Student Association, and the politics of racial identity
  • Epilogue: "Black Panther Party not needed": the legacy of youth and student activism and the Black power generation in Memphis.
During the civil rights era, Memphis gained a reputation for having one of the South's strongest NAACP branches. But that organization, led by the city's black elite, was hardly the only driv-ing force in the local struggle against racial injustice. In the late sixties, Black Power proponents advocating economic, political, and cultural self-determination effectively mobilized Memphis's African American youth, using an array of moderate and radical approaches to protest and change conditions on their campuses and in the community. While Black Power activism on the coasts and in the Midwest has attracted considerable scholarly attention, much less has been written about the movement's impact outside these hot-beds. In Black Power in the Bluff City, Shirletta J. Kinchen helps redress that imbalance by ex-amining how young Memphis activists like Coby Smith and Charles Cabbage, dissatisfied by the pace of progress in a city emerging from the Jim Crow era, embraced Black Power ideology to con-front such challenges as gross disparities in housing, education, and employment as well as police brutality and harassment. Two closely related Black Power organizations, the Black Organizing Project and the Invaders, became central to the local black youth movement in the late 1960s. Kinchen traces these groups' participation in the 1968 sanitation workers' strike-including the controversy over whether their activities precipitated events that culminated in Martin Luther King's assassination-and their subsequent involvement in War on Poverty programs. The book also shows how Black Power ideology drove activism at the historically black LeMoyne-Owen Col-lege, scene of a 1968 administration-building takeover, and at the predominately white Memphis State University, where African American students transformed the campus by creating parallel institutions that helped strengthen black student camaraderie and consciousness in the face of marginalization. Drawing on interviews with activists, FBI files, newspaper accounts from the period, and many other sources, the author persuasively shows not only how an emerging generation helped define the black freedom struggle in Memphis but also how they applied the tenets of Black Power to shape the broader community.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781621901877 20160619
Green Library
xi, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • AcknowledgmentsAbbreviationsIntroduction: The Mississippi Freedom Schools1. "The Pathway from Slavery to Freedom": The Origins of Education and the Ideology of Liberation in Mississippi2. "There Was Something Happening": The Civil Rights Education and Politicization of the Freedom School Students3. "The Student as a Force for Social Change": The Politics and Organization of the Mississippi Freedom Schools4. "We Will Walk in the Light of Freedom": Attending and Teaching in the Freedom Schools5. "We Do Hereby Declare Independence": Educational Activism and Reconceptualizing Freedom After the Summer Campaign6. Carrying Forth the Struggle: Freedom Schools and Contemporary Educational PolicyEpilogue: Remembering the Freedom Schools Fifty Years LaterNotesIndex.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231175685 20160725
Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students that would facilitate student activism and participatory democracy. The schools, as Jon N. Hale demonstrates, had a crucial role in the civil rights movement and a major impact on the development of progressive education throughout the nation. Designed and run by African American and white educators and activists, the Freedom Schools counteracted segregationist policies that inhibited opportunities for black youth. Providing high-quality, progressive education that addressed issues of social justice, the schools prepared African American students to fight for freedom on all fronts. Forming a political network, the Freedom Schools taught students how, when, and where to engage politically, shaping activists who trained others to challenge inequality. Based on dozens of first-time interviews with former Freedom School students and teachers and on rich archival materials, this remarkable social history of the Mississippi Freedom Schools is told from the perspective of those frequently left out of civil rights narratives that focus on national leadership or college protestors. Hale reveals the role that school-age students played in the civil rights movement and the crucial contribution made by grassroots activists on the local level. He also examines the challenges confronted by Freedom School activists and teachers, such as intimidation by racist Mississippians and race relations between blacks and whites within the schools. In tracing the stories of Freedom School students into adulthood, this book reveals the ways in which these individuals turned training into decades of activism. Former students and teachers speak eloquently about the principles that informed their practice and the influence that the Freedom School curriculum has had on education. They also offer key strategies for further integrating the American school system and politically engaging today's youth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780231175685 20160725
Green Library
xvi, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Preface: a tale of two gatherings
  • "So that none shall be afraid": establishing and building the Student Interracial Ministry, 1960-1961
  • To be both prophet and pastor: crossing racial lines in pulpits and public spaces, 1961-1962
  • "These walls will shake": new forms of ministry for changing times, 1962-1965
  • Into the heart of the beast: ministry in the fields and towns of Southwest Georgia, 1965-1968
  • Seminarians in the secular city: embracing urban ministry, 1965-1970
  • Seminaries in the storm: theological education and the collapse of SIM, 1967-1968.
Conceived at the same conference that produced the Student NonviolentCoordinating Committee (SNCC), the Student Interracial Ministry (SIM)was a national organisation devoted to dismantling Jim Crow while simultaneouslyadvancing American churches' approach to race. In this book, DavidP. Cline details how, between the founding of SIM in 1960 and its dissolutionat the end of the decade, the seminary students who created and ranthe organisation influenced hundreds of thousands of community membersthrough its various racial reconciliation and economic justice projects. Frominner-city ministry in Oakland to voter registration drives in southwesternGeorgia, participants modeled peaceful inter racialism nationwide. By tellingthe history of SIM-its theology, influences, and failures-Cline situates SIMwithin two larger frameworks: the long civil rights movement and the evenlonger tradition of liberal Christianity's activism for social reform. Pulling SIM from the shadow of its more famous twin, SNCC, Clinesheds light on an understudied facet of the movement's history. In doing so, he provokes an appreciation of the struggle of churches to remain relevantin swiftly changing times and shows how seminarians responded to institutionalconservatism by challenging the establishment to turn toward politicalactivism.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781469630434 20161114
Green Library
2 videodiscs (112, 77 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. Sound: digital; optical. Video: NTSC. Digital: video file; DVD video; all regions.
Discusses Tiananmen Square incident, June 4, 1989. Includes still photographs, eyewitness accounts, interviews, and newsreels.
Media & Microtext Center
xv, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • City of palaces
  • Revenge of dust
  • Urban logistics and kinetic environments
  • Gestures of hospitality
  • Satellites
  • Mobilization and mediation
  • Dwellings.
In 1968, Mexico prepared to host the Olympic games amid growing civil unrest. The spectacular sports facilities and urban redevelopment projects built by the government in Mexico City mirrored the country's rapid but uneven modernization. In the same year, a street-savvy democratization movement led by students emerged in the city. Throughout the summer, the '68 Movement staged protests underscoring a widespread sense of political disenfranchisement. Just ten days before the Olympics began, nearly three hundred student protestors were massacred by the military in a plaza at the core of a new public housing complex. In spite of institutional denial and censorship, the 1968 massacre remains a touchstone in contemporary Mexican culture thanks to the public memory work of survivors and Mexico's leftist intelligentsia. In this highly original study of the afterlives of the '68 Movement, George F. Flaherty explores how urban spaces-material but also literary, photographic, and cinematic-became an archive of 1968, providing a framework for de facto modes of justice for years to come.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780520291072 20161018
Green Library
x, 230 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Hidden names and complex fates : Black students who integrated the University of Iowa / Lena M. Hill
  • "Excellent work and superior traits of personality" : composing an integrated music department / Brian Hallstoos
  • I never thought of myself as an outsider / Dianna Penny
  • The fine art of representing Black heritage: Elizabeth Catlett and Iowa, 1938-1940 / Kathleen A. Edwards
  • A different kind of beauty contest / Dora Martin BerryTestimonial
  • Staging Authentic African American character : regionalism, race, and UI theatre / Lena M. Hill
  • Iowea was one more step toward my future / Lois Eichaker
  • Obscured traditions : Blacks at the Iowa Writers' Workshopper, 1940-1965 / Michael D. Hill
  • Going the distance / Theodore "Ted" Wheeler
  • "Tireless partners and skilled competitors" : seeing UI's Black male athletes, 1934-1960 / Richard M. Breaux
  • Two-edged sword / Don Tucker
  • Conclusion : an indivisible legacy : Iowa and the conscience of democracy / Michael D. Hill.
"Between the 1930s and 1960s, the University of Iowa sought to assert its modernity, cosmopolitanism, and progressivism through an increased emphasis on the fine and performing arts and athletics. This enhancement coincided with a period when an increasing number of African American students arrived at the university, from both within and outside of the state, seeking to take advantage of its relatively liberal racial relations and rising artistic prestige. The presence of accomplished African American students performing in musical concerts, participating in visual art exhibitions, acting on stage, publishing literature, and competing on sports fields forced white students, instructors, and administrators to confront their undeniable intellect and talent. Unlike the work completed in traditional academic units, these students' contributions to the university community were highly visible and burst beyond the walls of their individual units and primary spheres of experience to reach a much larger audience on campus and in the city and nation beyond the university's boundaries. By examining the quieter collisions between Iowa's polite midwestern progressivism and African American students' determined ambition, Invisible Hawkeyes focuses attention on both local stories and their national implications. By looking at the University of Iowa and a smaller midwestern college town like Iowa City, this collection reveals how fraught moments of interracial collaboration, meritocratic advancement, and institutional insensitivity deepen our understanding of America's painful conversion into a diverse republic committed to racial equality. SUBJECTS COVERED Edison Holmes Anderson, George Overall Caldwell, Elizabeth Catlett, Fanny Ellison, Oscar Anderson Fuller, Michael Harper, James Alan McPherson, Herbert Franklin Mells, Herbert Nipson, Thomas Pawley, William Oscar Smith, Mitchell Southall, Margaret Walker CONTRIBUTORS Dora Martin Berry, Richard M. Breaux, Kathleen A. Edwards, Lois Eichaker, Brian Hallstoos, Lena M. Hill, Michael D. Hill, Dianna Penny, Donald W. Tucker, Ted Wheeler"-- Provided by publisher.
Education Library (Cubberley)
xi, 255 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
  • Liberating concepts
  • Creative interactions
  • Black Review
  • The Zanempilo Community Health Center
  • The Njwaxa leather home factory.
Green Library
120 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
This book comes from first hand experiences, both in word and in pictures. It offers a partial record of a community and an institution coming together to accommodate an event while deflecting its potential violence. The history of the New Haven Green bridges over four centuries. It has served as a place for worship, for grazing cattle, staging revolutions, witness to hangings, and various campaigns. On the day before and on May Day of 1970, Yale University and New Haven prepared to host an agitated congregation of young civil rights activists with a diverse list of causes, but focused mainly on freeing Bobby Seale, the Black Panther leader. This book gives a glimpse of that diversity; diverse in cause, attitude, and dress. Marked changes in mood evolved over the approximate 32 hours. Yale and New Haven could be proud of avoiding real violence and blood shed. Like an archeological record, it exhibits not only the New Haven Green on that one day, but marks a broader shift in direction for a county at large. For those who were there, it seems painfully near. For later generations, it is likely a remote abstraction.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781632260666 20160919
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
x, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Archive and Event 2. Postponed Images: The Plenitude of the Unfinished 3. Testimonio and the Future without Excision 4. Exorcinema: Spectral Transitions 5. Literary Restoration 6. An-archaeologies of 1968 Notes Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477307489 20160619
In the months leading up to the 1968 Olympic games in Mexico City, students took to the streets, calling for greater democratization and decrying crackdowns on political resistance by the ruling PRI party. During a mass meeting held at the Plaza of the Three Cultures in the Tlatelolco neighborhood, paramilitary forces opened fire on the gathering. The death toll from the massacre remains a contested number, ranging from an official count in the dozens to estimates in the hundreds by journalists and scholars. Rereading the legacy of this tragedy through diverse artistic-political interventions across the decades, Photopoetics at Tlatelolco explores the state's dual repression-both the massacre's crushing effects on the movement and the manipulation of cultural discourse and political thought in the aftermath. Examining artifacts ranging from documentary photography and testimony to poetry, essays, chronicles, cinema, literary texts, video, and performance, Samuel Steinberg considers the broad photographic and photopoetic nature of modern witnessing as well as the specific elements of light (gunfire, flares, camera flashes) that ultimately defined the massacre. Steinberg also demonstrates the ways in which the labels of "massacre" and "sacrifice" inform contemporary perceptions of the state's blatant and violent repression of unrest. With implications for similar processes throughout the rest of Latin America from the 1960s to the present day, Photopoetics at Tlatelolco provides a powerful new model for understanding the intersection of political history and cultural memory.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781477307489 20160619
Green Library
xxxii, 150 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Introduction: Student protests in the United States and beyond in 1968 / by Elaine Carey
  • The Cultural Revolution: China's 'global" rebellion / by Zachary Scarlett
  • Student protests in the Black Atlantic of 68: Remembering Paris, Dakar, and New York / by Felix Germain
  • Spring thaw, summer frost: Eastern Europe in 1968 / by Mauricio Borrero
  • Mexico's 1968 Olympic dream / by Elaine Carey
  • Epilogue: The streets speak, 1968 and 2015 / by Elaine Carey.
"A really interesting and provocative take on 1968. This book addresses the truly global dimensionsand the unexpected, often long-term consequencesof that year of protest. Its an original and highly usable comparative history sure to attract student interest."Peter N. Stearns, George Mason University.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781624665271 20161114
Green Library
xvii, 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Introduction Silencing the Storm: The Never-Ending Search for Truth after Tlatelolco Chapter 1 Testimonio as Metahistory in Gonzalez de Alba's Los dias y los anos Chapter 2 At the Center of the Periphery: Arretche's El grito and the Rhizomatic Visual Discourse of the 1968 Student Movement Chapter 3 Carcel de mujeres: Gender and Gendering in "La Tita" Avendano's De la libertad y el encierro Chapter 4 The Specters Come Back to Life: Rojo amanecer and El Bulto Chapter 5 Looking Back After 40 Years: El Memorial del 68 Conclusion.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137559876 20160802
Tracing the evolution of Mexican literary and cultural production following the Tlatelolco massacre, this book shows its progression from a homogeneous construct set on establishing the "true" history of Tlatelolco against the version of the State, to a more nuanced and complex series of historical narratives. The initial representations of the events of 1968 were essentially limited to that of the State and that of the Consejo Nacional de Huelga (National Strike Council) and only later incorporated novels and films. Juan J. Rojo examines the manner in which films, posters, testimonios, and the Memorial del 68 expanded the boundaries of those initial articulations to a more democratic representation of key participants in the student movement of 1968.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137559876 20160802
Green Library
xv, 169 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction List of Abbreviations Chapter 1. Two Decades that Shook the World, 1956-1974 * Old structures and new conflicts * Student networks and repertories under the New State Chapter 2. The First Protest Cycle: 1956-1965 * The weakening of the Salazarist system * The academic crisis of 1962 * The end of the protest cycle Chapter 3. 'The Marcelo's Spring' and the Opening of a Second Protest Cycle * Marcelism * Mobilization resources and repertoire * The divergent paths of student contestation in Coimbra and Lisbon Chapter 4. Protest Cycle or Permanent Conflict? * The new objectives of the student movement * The University of Lisbon: 'an authentic boiler of revolutionaries' Chapter 5. The Demise of the New State * The end of the regime: mechanisms and processes * Students and the revolution * The ancient regime and the revolution Conclusions: Social Movements and Authoritarianism: A Paradoxical Relationship Bibliography Sources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785331145 20160704
Histories of Portugal's transition to democracy have long focused on the 1974 military coup that toppled the authoritarian Estado Novo regime and set in motion the divestment of the nation's colonial holdings. However, the events of this "Carnation Revolution" were in many ways the culmination of a much longer process of resistance and protest originating in universities and other sectors of society. Combining careful research in police, government, and student archives with insights from social movement theory, The Revolution before the Revolution broadens our understanding of Portuguese democratization by tracing the societal convulsions that preceded it over the course of the "long 1960s.".
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781785331145 20160704
Green Library
292 pages ; 22 cm
"Spain, 1977. Military rule is over. Bootleg punk music oozes out of illegal basement bars and fascists fight anarchists for political control. Students perform protest art in the city center, rioting against the old government, the undecided new order, against the university, against themselves ... Mosca is an intelligent, disillusioned university student, whose younger brother is among the "disappeared, " kidnapped by the police, missing for two years, and presumed dead. Spurred by the turmoil around them, Mosca and her friends commit an act that carries their rebellion too far and sends them spiraling out of their provincial hometown. But the further they go, the more Mosca believes her brother is alive and the more she is willing to do anything to find him."-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
xii, 135 pages ; 24 cm
  • Introduction Chapter 1. The University of Fort Hare as the Birthplace of Activism in South Africa Chapter 2. Black Consciousness and 'Sham' Autonomy at Fort Hare Chapter 3. Fort Hare Students and the Ciskei Bantustan Chapter 4. Towards Independence: "A People's University" Chapter 5. Conclusion: Post-Apartheid Higher Education at Fort Hare.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739192146 20160802
This book is a valuable contribution to students and scholars interested in higher education in South Africa, as it highlights the critical role the University of Fort Hare played in the modern South African liberation struggle and the profound political changes that followed. It provides a glimpse into post-apartheid higher education, as South Africa faces unprecedented challenges, particularly as it relates to the role of students in ending vestiges of apartheid.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780739192146 20160802
Education Library (Cubberley)
xii, 184 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Foreword-- Kwok Puilan Introduction: The Umbrella Movement and Liberation Theology-- Justin K.H. Tse PART I: A Primer on Occupying Hong Kong 1. The Umbrella Movement and the Political Apparatus: Understanding "One Country, Two Systems"-- Justin K.H. Tse PART II: Theological Reflections on the Umbrella Movement2. Solidarity and Division among Hong Kong People in the Occupy Movement: Reflection from a Hong Kong Catholic Perspective-- Mary Yuen 3. Radical Inclusion in the Umbrella Movement: Interstitial Integrity and the New Pentecostal Rebirth of Hong Kong-- Rose Wu 4. The Umbrella Movement and Kairos: The Church's Theological Encounter with a Political Movement-- Lap Yan Kung 5. Exegeting the Occupation of Hong Kong: The Umbrella Movement as a Battleground for Liberation Hermeneutics-- Sam TsangEpilogue. Conscientization in the Aftermath of Occupying Hong Kong-- Justin K.H. Tse.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781349948451 20161024
This book gathers the voices of four local Hong Kong theologians to reflect on the 2014 democracy protests in the city from the perspectives of Catholic social teaching, feminist and queer intersectionality, Protestant liberation, and textual exegesis. The volume also includes an extended primer on Hong Kong politics to aid readers as they reflect on the theology underlying the democracy protests. September 28, 2014 is known as the day that political consciousness in Hong Kong began to shift. As police fired eighty-seven volleys of tear gas at protesters demanding "genuine universal suffrage" in Hong Kong, the movement (termed the "Umbrella Movement") ignited a polarizing set of debates over civil disobedience, government collusion with private interests, and democracy. The Umbrella Movement was also a theological watershed moment, a time for religious reflection. This book analyzes the role that religion played in shaping the course of this historic movement.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781349948451 20161024
Green Library
xiii, 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library

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